Trinity College Dublin PhD student Laura Katherine Finnegan was the 2019 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award for her illustrated children’s book profiling notable Irish scientists (including Mary Mulvihill and Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who presented the 2018 Mary Mulvihill Award).
Download a copy of Finnegan’s illustrated sampler: Illustrator Laura Finnegan – TCD – For the Love of Science (PDF, 8 pages, 2.3 MB).
2019 Special Distinction Winner
Emily Sheridan, a PhD student at University College Dublin, received a judges’ special distinction award, which includes €500 in cash. Sheridan’s entry, entitled ‘A Tale of a Life Lived for Science from an Unlikely Narrator’ comprised an account of her own journey in science and her parallel journey in learning how to cope with mental health challenges that developed during her teenage years.