Irish Research Council 2014 Lindau Nobel Laureate Awards

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Since 1951, the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings have been bringing together the most esteemed scientists of their times with outstanding young scientists from all over the world annually. The meetings focus alternately on medicine and physiology, physics, chemistry, and economic sciences. These annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings provide a globally recognised forum for the transfer of knowledge between generations of scientists.

This year the Irish Research Council were delighted with the success of 7 talented young researchers who were chosen in a competitive process to attend the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. The meeting this year was dedicated to Physiology, Medicine and Economics.

In recognition of their success the Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Mr. Damien English TD and Professor Orla Feely Chairperson of the Irish Research Council presented the researchers with their specially designed awards at a ceremony that took place in Meath on 15th September.

This year’s awardees were: 

Fergus

McCarthy

UCC

Maternal & Foetal medicine

Sean

Saunders

TCD

Immunology

Fionn

O'Brien

UCC

Pharmacology

Aideen

Ryan

NUIG

Immunology

Michael

Curren

TCD

Economics

Sarah

Mitchell

TCD

Economics

Patrick

O'Sullivan

UCD

Economics

 

 

Press Release: 16th September 2014