March 16, 2022

Yongda Li – Searching for Life on Mars

Yongda Li is searching for life signatures on Mars through his doctoral research in DCU’s School of Biotechnology. He hopes that one day, his simple, low cost and effective tests will be deployed on a mission to Mars. In this piece, he describes how support from the Orla Benson Memorial Scholarship is helping to advance...
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Jennifer Dunne – Excelling in Sport and in Life

Dublin Ladies footballer Jennifer Dunne, is in her 4th and final year of studying a Bachelor of Education at DCU. Jennifer is now the recipient of the Paddy J Wright Sport Memorial Scholarship for two years running. In this piece, she describes how the scholarship has helped her to juggle her final year studies and...
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Alltech – Supporting Education for All

Dr. Richard Murphy is the Research Director at the Alltech European Bioscience Centre in Dunboyne. In this role, he maintains strong links with numerous universities and research institutions and has been appointed as an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Science and Health Studies at Dublin City University. In this piece, Richard tells us why...
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Rhona O’Leary – Staying Connected to Home

Rhona serves as the Global Head of Portfolio and Product Development Strategy at Genentech/Roche. Having completed her undergraduate degree and PhD with DCU, Rhona joined Genentech in 1995 as a Post-Doctoral researcher. In 2018, the San Francisco Business Times recognised Rhona as one of 2018’s Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business. In this piece,...
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