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Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

Posted on: 10 Jul 2020

Cork-based researcher to use prestigious grant for online summer camps

A researcher at Tyndall has been awarded a prestigious grant to run interactive online summer camps for children.

Marinara Marcato,
PhD Researcher and Electrical Engineer,
Tyndall. 

Brazilian electrical engineer Marinara Marcato, who is pursuing a PhD at Tyndall on artificial intelligence and wearable sensors, will use the grant to expand her education start-up business to offer interactive coding, robotics, arts, and forensic science classes for children online over the next three weeks.

With most traditional summer camps cancelled because of the Covid-19 crisis, Marinara said everyone has had to find new ways of interacting with people. 

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