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Gareth Gillen

Research Technician

Research Interests

  • Mitigation of greenhouse gases
  • Instrumentation and methods for environmental analysis

Current Projects

I am responsible for the day to day management of the gaseous emissions laboratory at Johnstown Castle. Gas samples are analysed in the lab by gas chromatography for quantitation of nitrous oxide, methane and carbon dioxide.

 Other tasks include:

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of instruments
  • Training of students and other lab users
  • Health and Safety duties
  • Radiation protection officer duties


  • 2020  -  Certificate in Crop Nutrition Management 
  • 2017  -  MSc Forensic Science
  • 2016  -  BSc Forensic and Environmental Chemistry