NUI Galway Student wins 2020 Mary Mulvihill Award

James Hayes, NUI Galway, wins €2000 top prize in science media competition Aoife Kearins, Trinity College Dublin, receives €500 judges’ highly commended award DUBLIN, 20 May 2020—NUI Galway student James Hayes is the 2020 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition for third-level students that commemorates the legacy of science journalist and… Read more »

€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, ‘Our scientific heritage’ 1 October 2019 The Mary Mulvihill Association is pleased to invite applications for the Mary Mulvihill Award 2020, which commemorates the work and legacy of science journalist, author and Ingenious Ireland founder Mary Mulvihill (1959-2015).… Read more »

Irish Times Women’s Podcast

Podcast: A few short days now to the March 31st deadline for submissions for this year’s Mary Mulvihill Award of €2000. For tips on how to enter and an insight into Mary’s legacy, listen here to Anne Mulvhill and Karlin Lillington talking to Roisin Ingle. Earlier this month Mary Mulvihill’s sister Anne and her friend… Read more »

“Find your voice”, award entrants advised

With the 31 March deadline for the 2019 Mary Mulvihill Award approaching, we discussed with the winner of the inaugural award, Irene Fogarty, how she approached her winning entry, and found inspiration in long-form journalism. Mary Mulvihill was a champion for the many Irish women who were written out of the history of science in… Read more »

TCD student wins 2018 Mary Mulvihill Award

DUBLIN, 23 May 2018—Trinity College Dublin (TCD) environmental science student Katie Carbonara is the 2018 winner of the Mary Mulvihill Award, the science media competition for third level students that commemorates the legacy of science journalist and author Mary Mulvihill (1959–2015). Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, one of Ireland’s most respected living scientists, presented the award,… Read more »

Award Presenter Announced

Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who will present the Mary Mulvihill Award in May 2018, is one of the most prominent women in science in Britain and Ireland over the past quarter-century. Born in Northern Ireland, she read Physics at Glasgow University, and during her PhD studies in Cambridge was the first to identify a type of star known as pulsars; her supervisor was one of two people awarded the Nobel Prize in 1974 for this discovery.