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Trinity College Dublin team creates new cell language

Very exciting work happening over in Trinity College Dublin this week! Scientists working in Trinity’s School of Biochemistry and Immunology have made groundbreaking moves in a study which combines several different disciplines, including “linguistics, enzymology and mathematical modeling”.

UA Highly Commended Entrant Awarded Uversity Scholarship

UA is delighted to announce that our 2015 Highly Commended Entrant, Laura Cummins, has been awarded a scholarship at Uversity. Laura has been award the Creative Impact Scholarship to enrol at Uversity's 2016/17 Master of Arts in Creative Process.

Deadline Announced for 2016

Before you read on - register your place in the competition here. If you don't have a paper to submit, you can come back to the UA Form later, but whatever you do register first.

New Year, New... UA Office!

2016 has already kicked off with a bang for The Undergraduate Awards. The time has come to finally fly the nest, to leave the warm, comforting, bosom of Google HQ and set up on our own. We have moved into our very own office in Dublin city centre. We have been busy little bees starting up our new laptops, buying office essentials and generally learning how to fend for ourselves.

Irish Scientist wins Nobel Prize for Medicine at the Karolinska Institutet Ceremony in Stockholm


Irish Research Council's New Horizons Scheme Award Funding to Trinity Researchers

The Irish Research Council's New Horizons scheme supports top-class researchers in Ireland's higher education system to develop novel and excellent ideas and to build towards seeking further investment in those ideas from the EU’s Research and Innovation framework, Horizon2020. The scheme represents one of a number of measures implemented by the Council that contribute towards enabling Ireland to be successful within the European research sphere, and ultimately to reach our national target of winning €1.25billion of Horizon 2020 funding.

The Undergraduate Awards: Unifying the World via the Brightest Young Minds - My Experience

Oluwaseun Aladeboyeje writes about his experience at the UA Global Summit 2014 and his first visit to Europe.

The Undergraduate Awards (UA) is an inspiring as well as impactful program which will hopefully be sustained and consolidated to make the world a better place.

Highlights from UA Global Summit 2014 from the History Category Overall Winner 2014

Daniel McKay was awarded a prize for his essay ‘Dust and Bluster: An Historical Evaluation of the Political Discourse on Drought in Australia’ at The Undergraduate Awards in 2014. His essay has been published in The Undergraduate Journal and the Burgmann Journal.

President Higgins will attend the UA Global Summit 2015

With the UA Global Summit less than a fortnight away, it is with the utmost excitement that The Undergraduate Awards can announce that the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, will be there to impart his wisdom onto our esteemed attendees this November.

Winning UA Campus Ambassador 2015!

Carly Mallise is the winning Campus Ambassador of The Undergraduate Awards 2015 programme. We are really looking forward to meeting Carly in person and welcoming her to Dublin (for her first time!). Carly has made an outstanding contribution to the promotion of UA on her campus at the University of Newcastle, Australia. She has been awarded a free ticket to the UA Global Summit in Dublin, taking place in November 10th -13th - a four day event packed with brainstorms, inspiring speakers, collaborations and presentations!