Name: Tadhg

Bio: Tadhg Dornan is a PhD researcher in the iCRAG raw material research spoke. Tadhg graduated from Trinity College Dublin with an honours degree in Geology in 2016 and soon after started a PhD under the Supervision of Dr. Robbie Goodhue. His research mainly focuses on pyrite, a commonly occurring iron sulphide mineral, and its role in the deterioration of concrete when oxidised. As part of his research, Tadhg will attempt to elementally analyse the grains pyrite found in the concrete of damaged properties and try and fingerprint a quarry source for the material.

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