This is a report on the Professor Michael Hennerty Memorial Prize and Medal award ceremony, 2016. The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science awards ceremony was held on Thursday 17th November in the UCD O'Brien centre for Science. There were 13 awards in total.
The Institute of Biology of Ireland (IBIOLI) Professor Michael Hennerty Memorial Prize and Medal was awarded to Ms Eva Ziggiotto, BAgrSc (Horticulture, Landscape and Sports Turf Management).
Ms Ziggiotto, from the Florence region of Italy, was delighted to be chosen for the award by Dr. Caroline Elliot-Kingston of UCD faculty of Agriculture.
The medal was presented by Mrs Maire Hennerty, widow of Professor Michael Hennerty, while the monetary award was presented on behalf of the Institute of Biology of Ireland by John Loughman, treasurer.
The atmosphere and welcome for all guests and recipients was extremely pleasant and relatively informal. Refreshments were served afterwards for all those attending.
For further information on the IBIOLI sponsored awards, including the Professor Michael Hennerty Memorial Prize and Medal , please review the Awards section.