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 »

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 »