Launch of Science Media Competition for Third Level Students €2,000 Award for Best Work on the theme ‘Energy’

04 OCTOBER 2022   DUBLIN—The Mary Mulvihill Association invites submissions to its 2023 student media competition on the theme of Energy. Entries are sought from students of all disciplines – undergraduate or postgraduate – studying at third-level institutions anywhere on the island of Ireland.    The topic may be addressed in scientific, environmental, imaginative or… Read more »

UCD Student wins 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award

– Samantha Tobias, UCD, wins €2000 top prize in science media competition – Rodger Clery, UCD, receives €500 judges’ highly commended award – ‘Water’ the theme of the 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award     DUBLIN, 1 June, 2022—UCD student Samantha Tobias is the 2022 winner of the €2000 Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition… Read more »

2022 Award Winners Chosen.

The 2022 Mary Mulvihill Award has now closed and the winners chosen! The award ceremony will be held on June 1 at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Burlington Road, Dublin 4 The Mary Mulvihill Association in partnership with The Irish Times introduces the annual Science@Culture talk “Molecules, Metaphors and Situating Science in Culture” by… Read more »

Mary Mulvihill: Pioneer in Science Communication

Mary Mulvihill has been commemorated by a plaque at her former home in Dublin, which was unveiled in November 2021. The plaque is erected at Manor Street, Stoneybatter, Dublin, where Mary lived for nearly thirty years up to her death in 2015. The erection of the plaque was initiated and funded by the Mary Mulvihill… Read more »

2022 Award Announced!

€2000 Prize for Winner of Mary Mulvihill Award Launch of Science Media Competition for Third Level Students €2,000 Award for Best Work on the theme ‘Water’ The Mary Mulvihill Association invites submissions to its 2022 student media competition on the theme of Water. Entries are sought from students of all disciplines – undergraduate or postgraduate… Read more »

Audio documentary on Covid-19 inequities wins €2000 prize

– Eoin Murphy, DCU, wins €2000 top prize in science media competition – Matthew Thomas, TCD, receives €500 judges’ highly commended award – ‘Virus’ the theme of the 2021 Mary Mulvihill Award DUBLIN, 27 May 2021—DCU student Eoin Murphy is the 2021 winner of the €2000 Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition for third-level… Read more »

VIRUS: A Roundtable Discussion

Live discussion: VIRUS   Wednesday, 17 February, 4pm, online Science Gallery Dublin, in partnership with the Mary Mulvihill Association, presents an exploration of the concept, Virus, from scientific, technical and cultural perspectives. ‘Virus’ originated as a term for poison, but ‘going viral’ in social media has become something to be wished for. As we struggle to deal… Read more »

Winners congratulated in online event

Despite Covid-19 restrictions, the 2020 Mary Mulvihill Award presentation went ahead, though inevitably there were changes to how we congratulated our awardees. At a Zoom event on 15 June, winner James Hayes of NUI Galway and Aoife Kearins, TCD, whose essay was highly commended, ‘met’ association patron Brian Dolan, awards co-ordinator Cormac Sheridan and co-chair… Read more »

DCU honours Mary

Dublin City University has honoured Mary with a posthumous DCU Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement in the area of Societal Impact. This is a very special recognition of Mary’s achievements by the university where she studied journalism, and where her archive has been deposited. The announcement was made in the week of the fifth anniversary of Mary’s death… Read more »