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BEES Prizegiving 2021

23 Nov 2021

The School of BEES annual prizegiving ceremony took place (online) recently with awards presented across the School. Well done to all the recipients.

 

Prize

Discipline

Recipient / Nomination

Lord Mayor’s Perpetual Trophy

Awarded to the top ranking  Environmental Science graduate on first attempt

Environmental Science

Laura O'Donovan

Savills Prize

Awarded to the top ranking Environmental Science student in 3rd year on first attempt

Environmental Science

Tiernan O'Shea and Erin Driscoll

Butler Prize

Awarded to the top ranking Plant Science graduate on first attempt

Plant Science

Heidi Liddy

Marie Mulcahy Prize

Awarded to the best overall final year Zoology student

Zoology

Daragh Brown

O’Rourke Prize

Awarded to the top ranking Zoology student in third year on first attempt

Zoology

Niamh McCaffrey

Clive Hutchison Prize

Awarded to the best overall final year project in avian research within UCC

Zoology

Cian Kelly

Crawford Hayes Prize

Awarded to the top ranking Ecology graduate on first attempt

Ecology

Katrina Walsh

Rising Star Award

Awarded to the most improved BEES student from Year 2 to Year 3

BEES

Roisin Voorneveld

Devoy Prize

Awarded to the top ranking Earth Science project on first attempt.

Earth Science

Adrian Tanner

Thorley Sweetman Prize

Awarded to the BSc (Hons) Geology field project awarded the highest marks in the final Honours examination

Geology

Eimear McKenna

About the prizes:

The Lord Mayor's Perpetual Trophy award is sponsored by Fehily Timony and Company.

The Savills Prize is funded by Savills Auctioneers since the late 1990s.

The Butler Prize is presented in honour of Sir Edwin John Butler, UCC graduate, noted plant pathologist and founding director of the Imperial Bureau of Mycology.
The Mulcahy Prize is awarded in honour of Prof. Maire Mulcahy, Emerita Professor of Zoology at UCC and the first female Professor of Zoology at the university.
The O'Rourke Prize is awarded in honour of Prof. Fergus O'Rourke who served as Chair of Zoology at University College Cork from 1954 to 1982.

The Clive Hutchinson Prize is awarded in honour of Clive D. Hutchinson, a renowned Irish ornithologist.

The Crawford Hayes Prize is presented in honour of Thomas Crawford Hayes. In 1922 Miss Isabelle Hayes bequeathed £27,600 to the National University of Ireland, in memory of her late brother Dr Thomas Crawford Hayes, for the purpose of "founding or aiding a Chair of Biology in the University and also for the furtherance and promotion of natural knowledge".

The Nichol Prize is awarded in honour of Professor James Nichol, the first Professor of Geology at University College Cork from 1849-1853.
The Devoy Prize marks the contribution of Professor Robert Devoy with regard to the establishment of the Earth Science degree at UCC.

 

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