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The Christopher Bell Scholarship

Christopher Bell The Christopher Bell PhD scholarship was established by Mrs. Christine Bell in 2008 in memory of her husband, Prof. Chris Bell, former Professor of Physiology (1995-2007). Scholarship recipients must be graduates of Trinity College Dublin and their research must be carried out in the Department of Physiology. The scholarship funds a student for 3 years to carry out full-time research towards a PhD.

Scholarship Recipients

Jack Prenderville (2011-date)

Jack's research centres on the roles of endocannabinoids in modulating neuronal plasticity and cognitive function and he is supervised by Dr. Áine Kelly and Prof. Veronica Campbell.

Catherine Kiely (2008-2011)

The first recipient of the scholarship was Dr Catherine Kiely. She undertook her research under the supervision of Dr Mikel Egana and was awarded her PhD in 2012. Her project was entitled "The effect of exercise on leg vascular conductance & oxygen uptake kinetics and endothelial & inflammatory function in women with type 2 diabetes".



Informal enquiries may be made to:

Dr. Aine Kelly,
Department of Physiology,
Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute,
Trinity College Dublin,
152-160 Pearse Street,
Dublin 2,

Applications for the Scholarship are not being accepted at present. When open, the call for applications will be advertised on this webpage.


Last updated 23 November 2016 Physiology (Email).