Finalists in the Irish Independent-Higher Education Authority (HEA) Making an Impact competition announced
The five finalists in the Irish Independent-Higher Education Authority (HEA) Making an Impact research communication competition have been announced.
The competition aims to encourage post-graduate researchers, either full-time or part-time, in any discipline in Irish higher education, to communicate their work to a lay audience.
The finalists will compete for two prizes of €2,500 each at The Helix, Dublin City University (DCU) on November 15.
This is the ninth year of Making an Impact, and the standard of entries was very high with a wide variety of topics covered
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’s Disease’; Greg Tierney (TCD) – ‘Lowering the Tackle Height Law in Rugby’.