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WOMEN ON WALLS AT RIA


Sheila Tinney
(1918 – 2010)

Sheila Tinney (1918 – 2010)

One of the greatest female inventors of her generation

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Françoise Henry
(1902 – 1992)

Françoise Henry (1934 – 1982)

One of the most important twentieth-century historians of Irish art

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Phyllis Clinch
(1901 – 1984)

Phyllis Clinch (1901 – 1984)

Award winning scientist for her innovative research

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Eleanor Knott
(1886-1975)

Eleanor Knott (1886-1975)

A path breaking researcher in Irish Classic Literature

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Professor Sarah McCormack (TCD)

Professor Sarah McCormack (TCD)

Developing photovoltaic technology that will dramatically reduce energyy costs and increase efficiency

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Professor Aoife McLysaght (TCD)

Professor Aoife McLysaght (TCD)

Involved in a major discovery about how genes are formed

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Associate Professor Aoife Gowen (UCD)
Associate Professor Aoife Gowen (UCD)

Her work analysing water with spectroscopy will help understand processes involved in biocompatibility and biodegradation

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Professor Lydia Lynch (TCD)
Professor Lydia Lynch (TCD)

A recipient of a UNESCO-L’Oreal International Woman in Science Award

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Professor Debra Laefer (UCD)
Professor Debra Laefer (UCD)

Devoted her research career to the protection of historic structures

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Professor Emma Teeling (UCD)
Professor Emma Teeling (UCD)

Recognised as a world authority on bat genetics

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Dr Maria McNamara (UCC)
Dr Maria McNamara (UCC)

Made a landmark dinosaur discovery

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Professor Catríona Lally (TCD)
Professor Catríona Lally (TCD)

Developing a means of early diagnosis of degenerative cardiovascular diseases

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WOMEN ON WALLS AT RCSI

Dr. Victoria Coffey
(1911 – 1999)

Dr. Victoria Coffey (1911 – 1999)

One of the earliest to investigate Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Mary Frances Crowley
(1906 – 1990)

Mary Frances Crowley (1906 – 1990)

Founder member and first Dean of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery in the RCSI

Dr. (Emily) Winifred Dickson
(1866 – 1944)

Dr. (Emily) Winifred Dickson (1866 – 1944)

First female fellow in the RCSI

Dr. Pearl Dunlevy
(1909 – 2002)

Dr. Pearl Dunlevy (1909 – 2002)

Graduate and lynchpin of Dublin’s immunisation programme

Sr. & Dr. Maura Lynch
(1938 – 2017)
Sr. & Dr. Maura Lynch (1938 – 2017)

Extensive work in missionary hospitals in Africa

Dr. Barbara Maive Stokes
(1922 – 2009)

Dr. Barbara Maive Stokes (1922 – 2009)

Paediatrician and disability campaigner

Dr. Mary Somerville Parker Strangman
(1872 – 1943)

Dr. Mary Somerville Parker Strangman (1872 – 1943)

Suffragette and advocate of women’s & public health services

Dr. Mary Josephine Hannan
(1865 – 1935)

Dr. Mary Josephine Hannan (1865 – 1935)

First woman to both train and qualify at RCSI