2012 League Table & Newsletter

You can see which schools took part in DSI 2012 and how they did in the competition by having a look at the 2012 league table. You can also download our newsletter for more information about the 2012 Competition.

You can also have a look back at the 2011 student feedback from the workshops as well as from the DSI Debates from the 2010/2011 DSI competition.

 

Acknowledgements

Many thanks to all the judges for their time and being so supportive of the DSI programme. We wish to thank:

  • Danielle Gallagher – Researcher at Beaumount Hospital
  • Liam O hAisibeil – PhD student, Irish Department NUI Galway
  • Dr. Thomas Ritter – Medicine, NUI Galway
  • Ruth Hynes – Press Executive NUI Galway
  • Prof. Noel Lowndes – Centre for Chromosome Biology, NUI Galway
  • Dr. Erin Vaughan – REMEDI NUI Galway
  • Dr. Zoe Popper – Botany NUI Galway
  • Bart Lever, Philosophy NUI Galway
  • Dr. Art McGrath – Teagasc Letterkenny
  • Dr. Aidan Finnan – Vet Nursing Letterkenny IT
  • Donal Kavanagh – Highland Radio
  • Sean Gaynard – PhD student, REMEDI NUI Galway
  • Elisabeth Kuehling – Philosophy NUI Galway
  • Rory Gallagher – Donegal County Council
  • Dr. Rod O Toner – Abbott Nutrition
  • Dr. Geraldine Duignan – IT Sligo
  • Tara Sugrue – PhD student REMEDI NUI Galway
  • Diogo Gomes – PhD student Education NUI Galway
  • Dr. Darren Griffith – RCSI
  • Dr. Sarah O’Neill – RCSI
  • Ms. Jane Butler – RCSI
  • Prof. Fergal O’Brien – RCSI
  • Prof. Leonie Young – RCSI
  • Ms. Niamh Burdett – RCSI
  • Ms. Stephanie O’Connor – RCSI
  • Dr. Helen McVeigh – RCSI
  • Dr. Brona Murphy – RCSI
  • Dr. Ben Ryan – RCSI
  • Dr. Sam Maher – RCSI
  • Dr. Fiona Blighe – Centre for Women in Science and Engineering Research, TCD
  • Anna-Marie Greaney – Dept of Nursing & Healthcare Studies, IT Tralee
  • Garvan Doherty – BDI
  • Yvonne Cunningham – School of Communications, DCU
  • Dr. Aoife MacCormac – BDI
  • Aoife White – National Centre for Sensor Research, DCU
  • Dr. Sarah Brady – Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Teaching and Learning (CASTeL), DCU
  • Triona O’Connell – DCU
  • Dr. Ewan Mullins – Crop Science Dept, Teagasc
  • Dr Gareth McKay – Queen’s University Belfast
  • Prof. Brian Wood – University of Ulster (Retired)
  • Mr Terry Heron – Library Service Northern Ireland
  • Dr John Butlet – Armagh Observatory (Retired)
  • Dr Anna Doyle – Queen’s University Belfast
  • Mr Andy Pollak – Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh
  • Philip Smyth – Systems Biology Ireland
  • Donacha O’Driscoll – CLARITY Centre Manager
  • Jennifer Courtney – PhD student, Meteorology and Climate Centre UCD
  • Peter Olwell – CLARITY Intellectual Property manager
  • Aqueel Kazmi – CLARITY PhD Student
  • Lisa Hogan – Innovation Academy UCD
  • Elaine Quinn – Conway Communications & Education Officer
  • Chris Murray – Intel researcher in residence, CRANN
  • Alan Bell – PhD student, CRANN
  • Colm Faulkner – Business development executive, CRANN
  • Aoife Gallagher – Technology Development, CRANN
  • Mary Colclough – Manager, Education and Outreach, CRANN
  • Allen Bellew – PhD student, CRANN
  • Lia Beveridge – Education and Outreach, CRANN
  • Toby Hallam – Post doctoral researcher, CRANN
  • Jason Jenson – PhD student, CRANN
  • David Gilmour – Scientific Demonstrator at W5
  • Eimear Barrett – Public Health Intelligence Officer
  • Christine Nicholson – Scientific Officer for Agri-Food and Biosciences institute
  • Jane McEneny – Nutrition and Metabolism Group, Centre for Public Health at QUB
  • Declan McLaughlin – Researcher, Centre for Vision and Vascular Science
  • Mary Hough – Research Accountant, BA Maths & Economics, Dip. Computer Science
  • Sharon Sheahan – IP Coordinator for APC, PhD Biotechnology
  • Kieran Davy – 3rd year PhD student Physiology at UCC
  • Tom Moore – Senior Lecturer Biochemistry at UCC
  • Susan Rafferty- McArdle – Programme Manager of HEA’s Food & Health research
  • Bridget Maher – GP, medical writer, lecturer clinical science, School of Medicine, UCC
  • Andre Toulouse – Lecturer in Anatomy and Neuroscience
  • Barry Goulding – Laboratory Manager with Merck Millipore, Carrigtwohill, Co. Cork
  • Dr. Hugh Mc Glynn – Head of the School of Science and Informatics
  • Dr. Brendan O’ Connell – Head of department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Jim O’ Mahony – Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr. Eddie Fitzgerald – Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences
  • Dr Terry McWade – Deputy CEO RCSI
  • Dr. Donal O Mathuna – Lecturer at DCU
  • Dr. Heike Felzmann Schmidt – Lecturer Philosophy, NUI Galway
  • Dr. Cynthia Coleman – Senior Researcher REMEDI, NUI Galway
  • Dr. Marion Boland – Science Foundation Ireland
  • Dr. Janice Murtagh – Science Foundation Ireland
  • Sylvia Leatham – Founder & Editor Scibernia
  • Dr. Sally Montgomery – CEO W5
  • Danielle Barron – Editor of the Irish Medical News

Special thanks to the librarians of Donegal who hosted debates in 2012: Marianne Lynch, Ciara Black, Ciara Cunnane and Laura McNutt.