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President of Ireland honours four Trinity researchers

March 2020

Professor Nessa O’Connor (Zoology) along with three other College awardees has been honoured by President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, as recipients of the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Awards at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin, Dublin on 5th March 2020.  The awards recognise all four as “research leaders with exceptional accomplishments in scientific and engineering domains”.

The SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Programme recruits and retains outstanding and emerging early career research leaders. The four awards recognise research areas in Trinity focusing on traumatic brain injury, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, frailty in ageing and cultivating seaweed to harness products for bioengineering and biofuels.

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Nessa O'Connor