Gavin Hawkes is a final year PhD candidate in the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. Having completed an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences from University College Cork in 2011 he then completed training as an Emergency Medical Technician, prior to beginning his PhD in 2012.
The primary aim of his PhD is to investigate the role of enhanced monitoring, in the form of electrocardiography and capnography, during resuscitation of preterm infants in the delivery room. Secondary aims of his PhD relate to various areas of neonatal resuscitation training. Professor Eugene Dempsey and Professor Anthony Ryan supervise his PhD.