Ms Jessica Meates
Jessica is a Research Assistant at The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing, joining the team in October 2021. She is currently working as a Data Analyst as part of the Statistics and Data Management Team in TILDA.
Jessica completed a BSc in Food Science at University College Dublin. During her undergraduate degree, she completed Work Experience at Glanbia Plc., where she worked as a Microbiology Analyst within the Microbiology laboratory at Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny.
As part of her Final Year in Food Science, she completed a Research Project focused in Microbiology. This developed her laboratory and research skills by investigating the effect of Biopreservatives against bacterial species associated with poultry. Her main interests include Nutrition and Data Management.