Professor Maggie Cusack FRSE

President of Munster Technological University (MTU)

Maggie did her BSc degree in Cell Biology at the University of Glasgow and her PhD in Protein Biochemistry at the University of Liverpool. Continuing protein research, Maggie began multidisciplinary work, moving to Geosciences at the University of Glasgow. She was awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship where she established a research group in biominerals. As well as research and teaching commitments, she was Associate Dean for the Faculty of Physical Sciences Graduate School, International Lead for the College of Science & Engineering and Head of School of Geographical & Earth Sciences. In 2017 Maggie joined the University of Stirling as Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences. In 2018, she completed the Senior Executive Programme of the London Business School. Maggie was awarded the Saltire Society’s Scottish Science Award in 2008, elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2011 and, in 2017, she was awarded the Schlumberger Medal by the Mineralogical Society. On 1st January 2021, Maggie took up the role of Inaugural President of MTU.  Maggie is a member of the IBEC Regional Executive Committee, the Cork Development Forum and the Cork Airport Development Council.

My Sessions

President’s Address