Caoimhe Byrne

Caoimhe Byrne
Communications & Public Engagement Officer

Caoimhe is responsible for the marketing and communications programme at INFANT, creating innovative communication campaigns to promote INFANT and reinforce our position as a leading maternal and child health research centre.

Caoimhe also leads the public engagement programme at INFANT with the aim of promoting INFANT research and outreach initiatives to school students, patients and the wider community.

Caoimhe has a MSc in Science Communication and Public Engagement from the University of Edinburgh and has been involved in science outreach in Australia, Scotland and Ireland since 2013.

Career Profile


2018 - Present: Communications & Public Engagement Officer, INFANT Centre, Cork. 

2014-2018: Digital Communications and Engagement Officer, Institute of Health & Biomedical Research, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane.

2013-2014: MSc Science Communication & Public Engagement, University of Edinburgh.

2011 – 2013: Grant Support Officer, Dept of Science, IT and Innovation, Brisbane.

2009 – 2010: Biobank Technician, ANULab, Cork University Maternity Hospital.

2009: BSc Genetics, University College Cork.