Aoife Hughes BSc

Aoife Hughes


Data Scientist


Aoife has a PhD in biophysics from the John Innes Centre, UK. Before joining the Turing, she focused on cell-to-cell trafficking of molecules in plants. She has a love for crops, specifically wheat. Her undergraduate degree is in computer science, and she has a passion for open-source software.

Achievements and awards

  • Finalist in DigiEduHack Climate Change Contest
  • UK Open Source Award
  • Won a Genetics Society Research Grant
  • UK-RAS Field Robotics Contest, 2nd Place
  • Excellence Scholarship at Aberystwyth University