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Orla Murphy Why would I want to do anything else?

Growing up in rural Ireland, Orla Murphy remembers how exciting it felt when her family's tractor was upgraded to include a fitted radio.
As an engineer with Jaguar Land Rover she's working on ways to ensure that the software that drives every function of modern vehicles can be downloaded remotely wherever they are in the world.

Orla Murphy studied Electronic and Music Engineering at the University of Glasgow. She was the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s winner of the 2015 Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award.

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