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BSc in Biomedical Science 2015 conferrings

19 Oct 2015
Dr Collette Hand, Darragh Treacy, Naomi Coonghe, Jack McGrath, Kate O’Brien and Dr Lesley Cotter. Photo credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

The conferring ceremony for the BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science class was held in University College Cork, on Monday, 19 October 2015. 

Thirty two BSc (Hons) students graduated from the Biomedical Science programme, which is run jointly with Cork Institute of Technology (CIT). The programme is presently directed by Dr Sinéad Kerins of this School.

Professor David Sheehan, Head of School, introduced the graduands and President Michael Murphy and Dr Barry O’Connor (Registrar CIT), jointly presented the parchments to the students.

The BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science programme is both interinstitutional and interdisciplinary. Biomedical Science Board of Studies members in attendance at the ceremony were Dr Lesley Cotter, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr Collette Hand, Pathology, UCC; Mr Michael Healy, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr Sinéad Kerins, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC; Dr Brigid Lucey, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr John Morgan, Microbiology, UCC; Dr Brendan O’Connell, Head of Biological Sciences, CIT and Dr Fiona O’Halloran, Biological Sciences, CIT.

In advance of the ceremony, our colleagues from Cork Institute of Technology and Dr Sinéad Kerins attended a lunch with President Michael Murphy. Also in attendance were Professor Paul Ross, Head of the College of Science, Engineering and Food Science, UCC and Mr Aaron Forde, CEO, Aurivo Co-operative Society Ltd and Director and Chairman of Ornua.

Dr Sinéad Kerins would like to thank Dara O’Shea and Louise Riordan (Office of Marketing and Communications) for the excellent organisation of the joint ceremony.

Finally, the Biomedical Science Board of Studies members would like to wish the BSc Biomedical Science graduates every success in their future careers.

Aoife Hunter and Louise Guiney
2015 BSc in Biomedical Science graduates: Aoife Hunter and Louise GuineyPhoto credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

 

Dr Collette Hand, Lisa Pichot, Aisling Hourigan and Dr Lesley Cotter 2015 BSc in Biomedical Science graduates, Lisa Pichot and Aisling Hourigan with Dr Collette Hand and Dr Lesley Cotter. Photo credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology. 

Caoimhe Lynch and Rosalia Casal Georgiou 2015 BSc in Biomedical Science graduates, Caoimhe Lynch and Rosalia Casal GeorgiouPhoto credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

 

Dr Lesley Cotter, Claire Cummins, Dr Sinéad Kerins, Dr Collette Hand 2015 BSc in Biomedical Science conferring: Dr Lesley Cotter, Claire Cummins, Dr Sinéad Kerins, Dr Collette Hand. Photo credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

 

Niamh Nolan, Ciara Clancy, Aoife Hunter Eimear McGrath and Julieanne O’Brien 2015 BSc in Biomedical Science graduates: Niamh Nolan, Ciara Clancy, Aoife Hunter Eimear McGrath and Julieanne O’Brien. Photo credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

 

Dr Collette Hand, Dr Brendan O’Connell, Dr Brigid Lucey, Mr Michael Healy, Dr Lesley Cotter, Dr Fiona O’Halloran, Dr John Morgan and Dr Sinéad Kerins Biomedical Science Board of Studies members (from left): Dr Collette Hand, Pathology, UCC; Dr Brendan O’Connell, Head of Biological Sciences, Cork Institute of Technology (CIT); Dr Brigid Lucey, Biological Sciences, CIT; Mr Michael Healy, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr Lesley Cotter, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr Fiona O’Halloran, Biological Sciences, CIT; Dr John Morgan, Microbiology, UCC; and Dr Sinéad Kerins, School of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, UCC. Photo credit: Mary Heapes, School of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.

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