Congratulations to Avene Colgan who has been awarded the Dervilla Donnelly medal by the UCD School of Chemistry & Chemical Biology. The award is made annually to the top student from the BSc in Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology class. Avene was presented with her medal at the UCD Chemical Society Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Donnelly. This year’s inaugural lecture was given by Prof Janine Cossy. Gary Bradshaw from the McGarrigle group presented a light-hearted review of the Society’s activities this year as part of the evening of celebrations.