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UCC Research Awards 2019

10 Oct 2019

UCC’s Research Awards programme for 2019, sponsored by Gilead Sciences Ireland UC, recognised researchers at University College Cork who have made exceptional and influential research contributions.

On October 10th, these researchers were honoured at the ceremony, held at the University’s Aula Maxima, for pushing boundaries, enhancing knowledge and raising the international profile of University College Cork.

The 2019 UCC Research award winners were:

Research Award

Awardee

Best publication of the Year involving an Undergraduate Student as an Author

  • Cormac McCarthy – Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science
  • Matt Nagle – School of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

Creating a Culture for Responsible Conduct of Research

  • Darren Dahly – School of Public Health, College of Medicine and Health

Early Stage Researcher of the Year

  • Dr Carol Kelleher – Department of Management and Marketing, College of Business and Law
  • Dr Farzan Gity – Nanoelectric Materials and Devices, Tyndall National Institute

Open Researcher of the Year

  • Dr Clíona O’Carroll – Béaloideas/Folklore and Cork Folklore Project, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Research Communicator of the Year

  • Dr Conor O’Mahony – School of Law, College of Business and Law

Research Supervisor of the Year

  • Dr Mary O’Shaughnessy – CUBS, College of Business and Law
  • Dr Gerard O’Keeffe – Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience, College of Medicine and Health

Research Support Person of the Year

  • Tomás Mac Conmara – Cork Folklore Project, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
  • Hugh Smiddy – Tyndall National Institute

Research Team of the Year

  • Dr Órla O’Donovan representing the Living Well with the Dead in Contemporary Ireland Team – College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences and College of Medicine and Health

Researcher of the Year

  • Professor Griffith Rollefson – School of Music, College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

Career Achievement Research Award

  • Professor Eugene Freuder – School of Computer Science and IT, College of Science, Engineering and Food Science

 

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