UCD academic awarded oldest non-military decoration in France
Posted December 16, 2016
Dr Marie-Luce Paris has been awarded the Chevalier (Knight) of the Ordre des Palmes Académiques for her work promoting legal education and research in Ireland and France.
She was nominated by the French Minister of National Education and Research.
The Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms) is the oldest non-military decoration in France. It was created by Napoleon Bonaparte in the 19th century to honour distinguished academics and educators for their contribution to French education and culture.