Dearbhaile Morris

Principal Investigator

Prof Dearbháile Morris is Professor of Antimicrobial Resistance and One Health at the School of Medicine, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Ecology Group and Director of the Ryan Institute Centre for One Health at the University of Galway.

Dearbháile has worked on several projects examining the role of the environment, including coastal waters, on the persistence and transmission of antimicrobial resistant organisms and waterborne pathogens and brings this expertise to BlueAdapt. She is a microbiologist with over 20 years’ experience of research into antimicrobial resistance, foodborne and waterborne pathogens, emerging contaminants, the wider societal impact of infection and One Health.

Dearbháile is a member of the scientific steering board of the One Health European Joint Programme, a member of the governing board of the Med-Vet-Net Association and a member of the National European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance Network (EARS-Net) Steering Group.