May 2012

UCD Medicine Student John McCormick Wins Prestigious Award

Tue, 1 May 12 09:00

John McCormickJohn, who studied at Gonzaga College Dublin, received the award from the Institute of Biology of Ireland at the 2012 Annual Conference of Irish Science Teachers Association, which took place on 20th April 2012. He was one of four recipients of the award; all four awardees achieved such a high mark that differentiation between them was deemed impossible. John is a UCD Ad Astra Scholar, an innovative new academy that provides unique opportunities and supports to a diverse group of high-achieving and talented students across the University.

Rachel Murphy, studying Physiotherapy at University College Dublin, also scooped one of the four awards. The other two award winners were Grace Cardiff (Mary Immaculate College in Limerick) and Deirbhle Joyce (TCD). UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science congratulates all four recipients on an outstanding achievement.