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Trinity student wins prize at Falling Walls Lab (Science Calling Article)

Lab Winners

18 November 2011

Report by Maria Daly

Yesterday, the Falling Walls Lab in Berlin was filled with excitement and adrenaline. With just 3 minutes to present their groundbreaking ideas and answer questions, it was intense for both the speakers and audience! Ireland was represented well by Trinity College Dublin researchers Eileen Diskin and Christine Power. While attending the Falling Walls Reception last night, I received the brilliant news that one of these, Eileen Diskin (above photo, far right), had received the third-place juror’s prize for her presentation on antibiotic resistance. The innovative Trinity researcher was rewarded with €500. There was stiff competition among the 98 other talks, so receiving this prize is a fantastic achievement. In a celebratory mood Eileen exclaimed that she was““totally taken aback” and““surprised as I was so impressed by everyone’s presentations”. Read full article at::






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