Katie Carbonara, a Trinity College Dublin (TCD) environmental science student was the 2018 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award for her essay:
Katie Carbonara – Science: Whose Facts? Whose Truth?
Abeba Birhane and Siobhán Grayson, PhD students in cognitive science and computer science at University College Dublin (UCD), received a runners-up award for their joint entry, which analyses the assumptions that allow algorithms to pervade our social sphere unchecked:
Siobhan Grayson & Abeba Birhane – UCD – Science – Whose Algorithms Whose Data (Runners Up)