AWARDS

  1. Finalist in PhD Student Paper Competition at the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference 2017 (Orla Mc Gee)
  2. Best engineering talk – NUI Galway/Univeristy of Limerick research day April 2017 (Hollie Allison)
  3. Finalist in Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal at 23rd Conference of Bioengineering Section of Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, January 2017 (Orla Mc Gee)
  4. Awarded the ORS Collaborative Exchange Grant, 2016/2017 which was funded by the Orthopedic Research Society and involves collaborative research with Prof. Li-Dan You at the University of Toronto (Irene Simfia)
  5. Joint runner-up for best presentation at Matrix Biology Ireland 2016 (Hollie Allison)
  6. Finalist for best student paper at 19th Annual Sir Bernard Crosslands Symposium, at Queens University, Belfast 2016 (Orla Mc Gee)
  7. Best Research Presentation in the Mature Researcher category (post-doctoral and academic)  Annual Bioengineering in Ireland (BINI), Maynooth, 2015 (Fiona Freeman)
  8. Recipient of NUI Galway Travelling Studentship scheme for students pursuing research in Science, Engineering and Architecture, 2015 (Orla Mc Gee)
  9. Winner of NUI Galway Pierce Malone Engineering Scholarship 2015 (Orla Mc Gee)
  10. Finalist in 2014 PhD Student Paper Competition at the World Congress for Biomechanics, July 2014 (Paul Gunning)
  11. Finalist in 2013 PhD Student Paper Competition at the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Summer Bioengineering Conference, June 2013 (Eimear Dolan)
  12. Finalist in Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal at 19th Conference of Bioengineering Section of Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, January 2013 (Eimear Dolan)
  13. Alice L Jee Young Investigators Award at the International Bone and Mineral Society Sun Valley Workshop, August 2012 (Eimear Dolan)
  14. 3rd prize in PhD student presentation category, 18th Conference of the Bioengineering Section of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, Belfast, 2012, (Conleth Mullen)
  15. Best Presentation, 21st Annual Symposium on Computational Methods in Orthopaedic Biomechanics, San Antonio Texas, 2013 (Stefaan Verbruggen)
  16. Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal, 19th Annual Conference of the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland (Stefaan Verbruggen)
  17. 3rd Place in PhD Student Paper Competition            American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Summer Bioengineering Conference 2012 (Stefaan Verbruggen)
  18. 2nd Place in Student Paper, 15th Annual Sir Bernard Crosslands Symposium (Stefaan Verbruggen)
  19. Fulbright Student Award, March 2013, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State (Fiona Griffin).
  20. Third place in The Ireland Funds Business Plan competition, July 2012 (Fiona Griffin)
  21. Awarded 2nd place in the Engineers Ireland Biomedical Research Medal competition, Bioengineering division of the Royal Academy of Medicine, Ireland, 2011 (Meadhbh Brennan)
  22. Best Research Presentation in the Mature Researcher category (post-doctoral and academic) at the Annual Bioengineering in Ireland (BINI), Belfast, 2012 (Dr. Ted Vaughan)
  23. 2nd prize in the Mature Researcher category (post-doctoral and academic) at the Annual Bioengineering in Ireland (BINI), Dublin, 2014 (Paul Gunning)
  24. Awarded the “Bone and Joint Decade” New Investigator Research Award (NIRA) at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2006 (Laoise McNamara)
  25. Awarded an American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Harold B. Frost Young Investigator Award, 35th International Sun Valley Workshop on Skeletal Biology, 2005 (Laoise McNamara)
  26. First prize for student at the 13th Meeting of European Society of Biomechanics, 2002 (Laoise McNamara)