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Helena Lenihan wins SFI award for Science Policy Research

Professor Helena Lenihan, Department of Economics in Kemmy Business School was announced as one of the first recipients of a Science Foundation Ireland award for Science Policy Research by Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD announced in Dublin on 26th February 2018.  
Professor Helena Lenihan, award is valued at €557,423 and the research title is "Evaluating the impact of science policy on the economy and society: A national evaluation and international benchmarking of science policy in Ireland".  Read more: https://dbei.gov.ie/en/News-And-Events/Department-News/2018/February/26022018a.html


Pictured (left to right): Prof John McHale, National University of Ireland, Galway, Prof Helena Lenihan, University of Limerick, Prof Kalpana Shankar, University College Dublin, Prof Mark Ferguson, Director General of Science Foundation Ireland and Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland and Dr Alma McCarthy, National University of Ireland, Galway. Picture Jason Clarke.