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Win Happy Podcast

May 22, 2019

When this curious mind, this lover of Pokemon and fantasy novels chose to study engineering in college it led her on a fascinating path.

Working with wireless sensor networks for her PhD in UCC, Fiona Edwards Murphy wanted to see how sensors could be used to monitor the health of bee hives.

It turns out that her work could solve a huge problem, which is a serious threat to one third of the world's food supply.

Dr. Fiona Edwards Murphy is now the CEO of her company ApisProtect, which has just announced a unique partnership with Inmarsat, the giant satellite communications company.

This partnership will allow the global roll-out of the sensor technology, which will revolutionise the performance of bee hives and help to protect our food supply.

Enjoy the show!