Explore a career in something else
– With Barry Firzgerald, physicist, author, speaker, and science communicator.
Would you like to speak to an experiential expert in a small group about what it’s really like to work in something else entirely?
In this session, you will be able to talk with Dr. Barry Firzgerald. He received his PhD degree (2010) at the department of Physics from the University of Limerick. Barry is a physicist, author, speaker, and passionate science communicator. Please read his full profile below.
Exploration sessions take place in small, informal groups where you are free to hear stories, ask questions, and expand your professional network simultaneously. Sign up and learn from a professional who has been in your shoes! Learn how he built his career and why – and get tips for making your next career step a successful and fulfilling one.
Dr. Barry Fitzgerald received his PhD degree (2010) at the department of Physics from the University of Limerick. He is a physicist, author, speaker and passionate science communicator. Fitzgerald has spoken about science and superheroes around the world, including at TEDxBerlin 2019 where he spoke about “Being a Responsible Superhero”. In addition, he creates video content for his YouTube channel “The Superhero Scientist”, he is an avid podcaster, and he is the editor-in-chief of the Open Access journal Superhero Science + Technology. Fitzgerald is also currently working as a science communication officer at TU Eindhoven. Photo by Bart van Overbeeke Fotografie (www.bvof.nl)