19 November 2023

~2 minutes read

Galway Students receive Women in STEM scholarships

Share story:
Galway Students receive Women in STEM scholarships

Five Galway students have received scholarships as part of a prestigious Women in STEM awards programme.

The Awards recognise outstanding female students in STEM2D disciplines, with 62 students receiving scholarships.

The successful local students are Loughrea’s Claire LaBranche, Sarah McMahonn of Castlegar, Laura Turner from Dunmore, and based in the city: Rachel Harris and Laoise Gilmore.

The students were awarded their scholarships at the first ever national awards in Limerick this week

Mary Dempsey, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Galway and Avril O’Higgins, Director of R&D, CERENOVUS are pictured with recipient Laura Turner, University of Galway, at Thomond Park, Limerick to mark her receipt of a scholarship from global healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, as part of its WiSTEM2D Programme. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

 

Mary Dempsey, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Galway and Avril O’Higgins, Director of R&D, CERENOVUS are pictured with recipient Claire LaBranche, University of Galway, at Thomond Park, Limerick to mark her receipt of a scholarship from global healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, as part of its WiSTEM2D Programme. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

 

Mary Dempsey, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Galway and Avril O’Higgins, Director of R&D, CERENOVUS are pictured with recipient Laoise Gilmore, University of Galway, at Thomond Park, Limerick to mark her receipt of a scholarship from global healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, as part of its WiSTEM2D Programme. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

 

Mary Dempsey, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Galway and Avril O’Higgins, Director of R&D, CERENOVUS are pictured with recipient Rachel Harris, University of Galway, at Thomond Park, Limerick to mark her receipt of a scholarship from global healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, as part of its WiSTEM2D Programme. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

 

Mary Dempsey, Associate Professor of Engineering, University of Galway and Avril O’Higgins, Director of R&D, CERENOVUS are pictured with recipient Sarah McMahon, University of Galway, at Thomond Park, Limerick to mark her receipt of a scholarship from global healthcare company, Johnson & Johnson, as part of its WiSTEM2D Programme. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

 

Share story:

HSE confident contractor will be sought for long-awaited Spiddal Primary Care Centre next month

The HSE is confident that a contractor will be sought for a long awaited Primary Care Centre in Spiddal next month. It follows what have been described as...

Burst watermain cuts off supply in Moycullen area

Residents and businesses in Moyullen are without a supply of water today, due to a burst watermain in the area Works are underway to repair the watermain,...

Councillor Higgins calls for more government funding for city playgrounds

Councillor Clodagh Higgins is calling for more funding from Government to help Galway City Council to meet the cost of large-scale new playgrounds and the...

Plans lodged for significant new housing development in Loughrea

Plans have been lodged for a new housing development of almost three dozen homes in Loughrea. The project led by Jardonelle Ltd would see 33 homes built a...