Congratulations Vinny

vinny-nui-awards_2016_17Congratulations to group member Vincent Duong. He was awarded a prestigious NUI Travelling Studentship in Science at the annual NUI awards ceremony in the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. He was presented with his award by Dr Maurice Manning, Chancellor of the University. This award will enable Vincent to carry out collaborative research in the University of Bristol with Prof Varinder Aggarwal FRS during his PhD in UCD. As a recipient of an NUI award in 1916, Vincent also received a De Valera Medal, honouring former Taoiseach, President, and NUI Chancellor, Éamon de Valera, to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Rising. He is pictured with fellow awardees (he is in the blue suit on the right).