Bio-scientist Aideen Kennedy has won best oral presentation and the RDS medal at this year’s Teagasc Walsh Fellowships seminar.

Ms Kennedy is based at the Teagasc Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation Centre, Moore-park, and at the Department of Biological Sciences, CIT, Bishopstown, Cork. 

The title of her presentation was ‘Epidemiological investigations into Johne’s disease on Irish dairy farms’.

She was presented with her medal by Tom Kirley from the RDS.

In all, 13 PhD Walsh Fellow students made oral presentations at the seminar. In addition, 42 Walsh fellows presented posters outlining their research.

The Best Food research presentation and winner of the Institute of Food Science and Technology Ireland medal was Aoife Buggy, based at Teagasc Moorepark. 

Best poster went to Jessica Coyne, Teagasc Moorepark and the Biometrical Genetics Department at the Natural Resources Institute Finland.


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