Making an Impact 2017 – Finalist Videos

By Maura O'Shea

Posted: 4 December, 2017

Congratulations to Eoin Murphy (NUIG) and Joanne Duffy (NUIG) on winning the Making an Impact 2017. Each received a prize of €2,500.

This was the ninth year of the research communication competition which is a partnership between the Higher Education Authority and the Irish Independent. The standard of entries was very high and the range of subjects varied.

Greg Tierney (TCD) – ‘Lowering the Tackle Height Law in Rugby’

Eoin Murphy (NUIG) – ‘Catching a Runaway Train: The Battle to Defeat Huntingtons’ Disease’

Joanne Duffy (NUIG) – ‘Barnacles, Bacteria and Beyond’

Edwin Alblas (UCD) – ‘Effective Nature Laws’

Hala Jabar (UL) – ‘Music and Migrants’


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