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Sheila Tinney (1918 – 2010)
Sheila Tinney (1918 – 2010)

One of the greatest female inventors of her generation

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Françoise Henry (1934 – 1982)
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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