Congratulations to Rachel Cahalane of the School of Engineering for taking silver at this year’s all-island Sir Bernard Crossland poster competition. Rachel is part of the BioSciBer group in the Bernal Institute and her PhD research is funded by the IRC. Her supervisor is Prof Michael Walsh. The poster title was “Relating the mechanical properties of atherosclerotic calcification to radiologically classified density: A nanoindentation approach” 
Rachel is pictured with Prof.AlojzInvankovic (left) host of the 2018 Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium at UCD and Prof. Noel O’Dowd of UL.