2019 Winners | The Irish Laboratory Awards

2019 Winners

On Thursday, March 7th, 2019, at the Ballsbridge hotel, Dublin, hundreds of individuals from Laboratories working across a number of sectors in Ireland were recognised and celebrated for there outstanding achievements, with 21 prestigious trophies presented to the very worthy winners of the sixth Irish Laboratory Awards 2019.

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Commercial Laboratory of the Year

Genomics Medicine Ireland

Air Products Ireland

David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products Ireland presents the Commercial Laboratory of the Year award to the Genomics Medicine Ireland Team.

Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year

Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research

University College Cork

David Bryant, Segment Programme Manager, Speciality and Medical Gases, Air Products Ireland presents the Academic or Research Laboratory of the Year to Mairead Kiely & Kevin Cashman, University College Cork.

Laboratory Team of the Year

Laboratory Services

Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Laboratory Team of the Year award to the Jazz Pharmaceuticals Team.

Laboratory Scientist of the Year 

Professor Catherine Stanton

Teagasc Food Research Centre

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Laboratory Scientist of the Year award to Dr Crystal Johnson, APC Ireland on behalf of Prof. Catherine Stanton, Teagasc Food Research Centre.

Laboratory Staff Member of the Year

Dr. Luis Padrela

SSPC, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Laboratory Staff Member of the Year award to Luis Padrela, Bernal Institute, University of Limerick.

Young Leader of the Year

Dr. Jenny Lawler

School of Biotechnology, DCU Water Institute

Stephen Robinson, BioMedical Product Manager, Air Products Ireland presents the Young Leader of the Year award to Jenny Lawler, DCU Water Institute.

Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year

Bernal Process Engineering Cluster

University of Limerick

ICON Laboratory Services

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Pharmaceutical Laboratory of the Year award to the Bernal Institute, University of Limerick Team.

Chemical Laboratory of the Year

Mass Spectrometry Group

Cork Institute of Technology

Marelise Epstein, Director, Laboratory Operations, ICON Laboratory Services presents the Chemical Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Donagh O’Mahony & Dr Ambrose Furey, Mass Spectrometry Group, Cork Institute of Technology.

Bio Science Laboratory of the Year

Avectas

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Bio Science Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Gillian Hendy & Ellen Byrne, Avectas.

Food Laboratory of the Year

Cork Centre for Vitamin D & Nutrition Research

University College Cork

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Food Laboratory of the Year award to Mairead Kiely & Kevin Cashman, University College Cork.

Agricultural Laboratory of the Year

Vision I Food Research Laboratory

Teagasc Food Research Centre

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Agricultural Laboratory of the Year award to Teagasc Food Research Centre Vision I Team.

Medical Laboratory of the Year

Analytical Services Laboratory

Medtronic Parkmore

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Medical Laboratory of the Year award to the Medtronic Cardio Vascular Team.

Healthcare Laboratory of the Year

Genomics Medicine Ireland

Mary Mullaghy, Former Chairperson, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Healthcare Laboratory of the Year award to the Genomics Medicine Ireland Team.

Engineering Laboratory of the Year

DCU Water Institute

Gerald Fleming, Honorary President, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Engineering Laboratory of the Year award to Dr Blánaid White & Jenny Lawler, DCU Water Institute.

Veterinary Laboratory of the Year

Irish Equine Centre

Gerald Fleming, Honorary President, Irish Science Teachers' Association presents the Veterinary Laboratory of the Year award Sarah McNicholas, Irish Equine Centre.

Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year

Forensic Science Ireland

Prof Gavin Walker, Bernal Chair of Pharmaceutical Engineering, University of Limerick presents the Calibration or Testing Laboratory of the Year award to the Forensic Science Ireland Team.

Research Laboratory of the Year

Gastrointestinal Translational Oncology Research Group

Trinity College Dublin

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Research Laboratory of the Year award to Joanne Lysaght & Susan Kennedy, Trinity College Dublin.

Education Laboratory of the Year

Flexible Wet Laboratory

RCSI

Patrick Hobbs, Editor of Irish Chemical News & Chemistry Ireland, Former President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland presents the Education Laboratory of the Year award to the RCSI Team.

Start-up Laboratory of the Year

UCC Palaeobiology Laboratory

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Start-up Laboratory of the Year award to Valentina Rossi, Maria McNamara & Tiffany Slater, University College Cork.

Laboratory Supplier of the Year

Lennox

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Laboratory Supplier of the Year award to the Lennox Team.

Innovation of the Year Award

Spraybase Melt Electrospinning

Avectas

Dr. Fionnuala Hickey, Research Fellow & Lab Manager, Trinity College Dublin & Executive Committee Member, Irish Research Staff Association presents the Innovation of the Year Award to Ellen Byrne & Dr Gillian Hendy, Avectas.

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