Dr Eoin Lettice is a Plant Scientist, Lecturer and Principal Investigator at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) and the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork, Ireland.
He holds a BSc in Plant & Microbial Biotechnology, a Masters in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and a PhD in Plant Science.
His research interests include plant pathology, nematology, biological control, soil biology and sustainable agriculture. He has previously been Director of the Centre for Organic Horticulture Research (COHR) at UCC and taught on and was joint coordinator of the MSc in Organic Horticulture. He also teaches on the undergraduate Applied Plant Biology programme.
Dr Lettice is currently Treasurer of the International Association for Plant Biotechnology (IAPB) and organised IAPB 2018 which was held in Dublin, Ireland in August 2018.
Dr Lettice has an interest in science communication and has written for many non-specialised blogs and publications including The Guardian and RTE. You can follow him on twitter @eoinlettice