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Awards

John Jackson Memorial Prize

This prize was founded in 2012 with support from the Trinity Alumni Appeal in honour of the late Professor John Jackson, who was the first Chair of the Department of Sociology (1974-1997). It is awarded annually to the Senior Sophister TSM Pattern B Sociology Major student who achieves the highest grade.

Recipients:

2017: Ellen O'Keeffe (TSM Sociology and Spanish)

2016: Hannah Harte (TSM Sociology and Philosophy)

2015: Eilis O'Connell (TSM Sociology and History of Art and Architectur )

2014: Siobhan McDermott (TSM Sociology and Spanish)

2013: Nathan McGibney (TSM Sociology and Religions and Theology)

Sociology Dissertation Prize

This prize was founded in 2012 with support from the Trinity Alumni Appeal. It is awarded annually to the student who receives the highest Dissertation grade in their Senior Sophister year.

Recipients:

2017: Ellen O'Keeffe (TSM Sociology and Spanish)

2016: Orlaith McGuinness (TSM Sociology and Spanish)

2015: Holly Morrin (TSM Sociology and Italian)

2014: Emma Chubb (Sociology and Social Policy)

2013: Atalanta Coperman-Papas (Sociology and Social Policy)

Sociology Trinity Alumni Prize

The prize was founded in 2012 with support from the Trinity Alumni Appeal. It is awarded annually to the Junior Sophister TSM Pattern B Sociology Minor student who receives the highest grade.

Recipients:

2017: Conall Monaghan (TSM Sociology and Philosophy)

2016: Audrey Chew (TSM Sociology and Psychology )

2015: Lynn Waller (TSM Sociology and Geography)

2014: Aisling Colclough (TSM Sociology and Psycghology)

2013: Gabija Purlyte (TSM Sociology and History of Art and Architecturey )

Anthony Coughlan Prize

This prize was founded in 1999 by a gift from Anthony Coughlan. It is awarded annually, on the recommendation of the court of examiners, to the Senior Sophister student who obtains the highest academic grade or marks in the moderatorship examination in Sociology and Social Policy provided sufficient merit is shown. Value, €127.

Trinity Trust Prize

This prize was contributed by Trinity Trust in 1980. The prize is awarded to the moderatorship student with the best overall marks in single honours sociology, single honours political science, or joint honors political science and sociology. Value, €77.