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Marion Cantillon

Walsh Scholar

Research Interests

My main interest is the contribution to climate change from agriculture. I am also keen on researching the financial implications of the various mitigation strategies and their implications on farm level.   Throughout my PhD, I will focus on developing an optimised decision support tool for livestock systems to be used at farm level.   You can follow my updates on my Twitter account @MarionCantillion.

Current Projects

I am Involved in the MELs Project, being supervised my Dr. Saoirse Cummins and Dr. Donal O’Brien (Teagasc) and Professor Thia Hennessy and Professor Armagan Tarim (University College Cork).

I am also involved in the COCOREADO project focusing on strengthening the position on the farmer on the supply chain. https://cocoreado.eu/

I am currently working under the supervision of Donal O’Brien on the MELs project focusing on Mitigating Emissions from Livestock Systems.


  • 2021    PgDip. Nutritional Science
  • 2020   BSc. Food Market and Entrepreneurship