School of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Prize Giving Ceremony 2006

The following awards were made at a prize-giving ceremony on Thursday 9th February.

  • Henkel Ireland Ltd Award
  • The Brian O'Keefe Award
  • The AGB Award
  • Postgraduate Presentation

Henkel Ireland Ltd Award (Formerly Loctite Medal)

To the student with the best performance in the final examinations of the BSc (Ord) Physical and Life Sciences (Chemistry and Physics options)

Winner: Ms Sandra Hochwarter

Dr. Seamas Grant, Director of R&D, Henkel Europe, presents Ms Sandra Hochwarter with the Henkel Ireland Award

The Brian O'Keefe Award

To the student who achieved the highest standard in the Chemistry Option of BSc(Ord) Physical and Life Sciences

Winner: Ms Sandra Hochwarter

Dr. Declan McCormack, Head of School, presents Ms Sandra Hochwarter with the Brian O'Keefe Award

Dr. Declan McCormack, Ms Sandra Hochwarter with her father, after receiving the Brian O'Keefe Award

The AGB Award

To the student who has received the highest standard in the BSc (Hons) Applied Sciences (Chemistry)

Winner: Mr. Niall Bourke

Ms. Pauline Hession, AGB, presents Mr Niall Bourke with the AGB Award


Dr. John Cassidy, Asst. Head of School, Mr Niall Bourke, winner of the AGB award with his mother and Ms. Pauline Hession, AGB.

Postgraduate Presentation

Mr. Jonathon Rooney, MPhil, was presented with a crystal bowl by Dr. John Cassidy, Asst. Head of School, from the School having completed his MPhil. His supervisor was Dr. Jack Treacy.
Thesis Title: Reactions of Organosulphur Compounds with Ozone

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