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Progress in Materials Science Publication

A recent paper on the potential of hyaluronic acid as a immunoprotective and immunomodulatory material has been published in Progress in Materials Science impact factor 31.14.  The paper was led by Maurice N Collins and Fernanda Zamboni of the Bernal [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Progress in Materials Science Publication

Getting to know our Profs

Want to know a professor’s worst nightmare? Well then check out the profile of Prof. Michael Zaworotko, Bernal Chair of Crystal Engineering, and author of more than 10 articles in Angewandte Chemie, where he [...]

By |June 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Getting to know our Profs

Future Landscape of Dairy Processing Information Day

Future Landscape of Dairy Processing Information Day took place at the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise on 23 May .  The event was a first step in the process that will ultimately identify themes and areas of [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Future Landscape of Dairy Processing Information Day

Honorary Doctoral Conferring & Launch of the Bernal Bio Laboratories

On May 23rd UL presented an honorary doctorate to Professor Robert Langer, creator of a life saving method of drug delivery.  Sometimes referred to as a “pharmacy on a chip”, this ingenious system for controlling drug release was the [...]

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Bernal winner at IoP 3 Minute Wonder Grand Final

Congratulations to Bernal PhD student Eileen Courtney on winning both the audience favourite and runner-up prizes at the IoP's 3 Minute Wonder Grand Final (3MW) at the Royal Institution, London. 3MW challenges researchers to explain their work in [...]

By |May 22nd, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bernal winner at IoP 3 Minute Wonder Grand Final

Bernal’s Dr Jakki Cooney, honoured at reception at Áras an Uachtaráin, celebrating entrepreneurship

Dr. Jakki Cooney, pictured recently at Áras an Uachtaráin with President Michael D. Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins celebrating female entrepreneurship. Jakki is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biological Sciences and co-founder of Cala Medical. 

By |May 15th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Bernal’s Dr Jakki Cooney, honoured at reception at Áras an Uachtaráin, celebrating entrepreneurship