SEFS Alumni News Winter 2019
UCC Chemistry Professor receives prestigious Advanced Laureate Award
Professor Colm O’Dwyer, School of Chemistry, UCC, is among 12 established researchers awarded for groundbreaking projects under the 2019 Advanced Laureate Awards programme.
The investment of €11.8 million in frontier research was recently announced by Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development John Halligan T.D
These highly prestigious awards support ground-breaking, world-class research across a wide range of disciplines. Research areas include new approaches to breast cancer treatment, development of 3-D printed batteries and digitally mapping cultural activity across languages and ethnic groups in early modern Ireland. Professor O’Dwyer’s award will support work aimed at developing cutting edge approaches to meeting our future energy needs in an environmentally sustainable way.