A total of 29 outstanding researchers, including the below from MaREI, have had their contributions to innovation and knowledge enhancement recognised at the 2021 University College Cork Research Awards, which was held at the Glucksman Gallery.
These prestigious awards were established to afford the university an opportunity to celebrate researchers, and those supporting research and innovation, who have made exceptional and influential contributions to research and innovation, and who have raised the national and international profile of UCC.
Researchers were awarded across 20 categories, five of which recognise specific achievements in the innovation space. The guest of honour at the awards was Director General of Science Foundation Ireland Professor Philip Nolan, who delivered a speech at the ceremony.
|Research Communicator of the Year 2021||Dr Paul Deane|
|Best Research Team 2021||The Marine Ecology Group led by Dr Mark Jessopp|
|Engaged Research of the Year 2021||Prof. Brian Ó Gallachóir – Dingle Peninsula 2030|
|Presidents Award for Research Impacting the Sustainable Development Goals 2021||Dr. Ger Mulally – Imagining 2050|
Teamwork makes the dream work as @GannetGuy and the Marine Ecology group and @keelinodonoghue of Pregnancy Loss Research group pick up our Research Team of the year awards. #ResearchAwardsUCC pic.twitter.com/EB8wXiOwU8
— UCC Research (@UCCResearch) June 1, 2022
Wonderful and so well-deserved! Congratulations to the @MaREIcentre team for *outstanding* approaches to engaged research, leading to significant impact across sectors! 👏👏👏👏👏 @campus_engage @IUAofficial @SimonHarrisTD @hea_irl https://t.co/3W6qkv09Y7
— Sarah Bowman (@BowmanMatson) June 1, 2022
Congratulations to MaREI’s Paul Deane @eriucc on winning the UCC Communicator of the Year Award 2021! Paul was acknowledged for his ability to communicate science in a way that makes it relevant and accessible to all. Well done Paul, very well deserved 👏 #ResearchAwardsUCC pic.twitter.com/09YfCdhTLe
— MaREI (@MaREIcentre) June 1, 2022
Vice President for Research & Innovation
University College Cork