Dr Declan Gaynor

Senior Lecturer in Chemistry

Director of Foundation Year, School of Medicine

Area of Expertise

Bioinorganic chemistry; Metal complexes of hydroxamic acids, Chemical and medical education, technology in education.


  • BSc Chemistry; University College Dublin, 1998
  • MSc. Multimedia Systems, Trinity College Dublin, 2004;
  • PhD Bioinorganic Chemistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2002;

Current areas of activity

  • Director of Foundation Year
  • Actively researching the use of technology and student centered inquiry pedagogy in third level learning.
  • Actively researching first year transition problems in middle-eastern university students.
  • Actively researching the synthesis and properties of multinuclear metal complexes