‘Making an Impact’ Finalists Announced
By Maura O'Shea
Posted: 27 October, 2017
The five finalists who will compete to win two prizes of €2,500 each at The Helix, DCU on 15th November have been announced.
This is 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.
The finalists are –
Edwin Alblas (UCD) – ‘Effective Nature Laws’
Joanne Duffy (NUIG) – ‘Barnacles, Bacteria and Beyond’
Hala Jabar (UL) – ‘Music and Migrants’
Eoin Murphy (NUIG) – ‘Catching a Runaway Train: The Battle to Defeat Huntingtons’ Disease’
Greg Tierney (TCD) – ‘Lowering the Tackle Height Law in Rugby’