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On Thursday 9 March 2017, the 2017 class of Charlemont Scholars were presented with their certificates at an awards ceremony for invited guests, friends and family.
Professor Dervilla M.X. Donnelly, MRIA was presented with the Royal Irish Academy's premier award, The Cunningham Medal on 7 March 2017.
Read the DIB entry on William Mossop, and his son William, both engravers and designers of medals, by Daniel Beaumont and David Murphy, below.
Watch Professor Dervilla M.X. Donnelly, MRIA in conversation with Pat Guiry, MRIA on Tuesday, 7 March at 18:30 (GMT).
The shortlist for the 2017 awards has been announced.
18:30 Thursday 9 March, Academy House. All Welcome.
Programme now open for applications.
Call for submissions
Irish universities are making a direct social and economic impact with their innovative research.
The call for applications for the 2017 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards is now open. Please register here in order to access the application form.