DCU Presidents Awards for Engagement 2022

DCU Presidents Awards for Engagement 2022

The 2022 President’s Awards for Engagement were presented on Wednesday, April 27th in SA101 by DCU  President Professor Daire Keogh.  The event was held jointly with DCU Invent who announced the winners of the Presidential Award for Innovation.

Speaking at the event, Professor Keogh praised the winners' achievements and commended all those nominated and shortlisted in the process. 

“Innovation and Engagement are two core elements of DCU’s distinctive DNA, and these awards are a great celebration of all that has been achieved in these areas over the past twelve months. The shortlist and award winners demonstrate the inventiveness and positive impact  of DCU staff and students, in spite of the many challenges posed by COVID.” 

Nominations 2022

The 2022 Engagement award winners

We would like to congratulate the winners and thank all entrants & the judging panel.



Estates Office Operations Team-DCU President's Awards for Engagement 2022

Estates Office Operations Team

Staff Category €1,000 Winner


DCU/HSE collaboration on delivery of Covid-19 assessment clinics, mass vaccination centre, testing centre and pop-up clinics




Taylor-Jade Allen-Coyle - DCU President's Awards for Engagement 2022

Taylor-Jade Allen-Coyle

Student Category €1,000 Winner


The National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, School of Biotechnology

Enhancing public understanding of research into pancreatic cancer; media engagement and volunteer work in the community


Eilish McLoughlin & Deirdre Butler-DCU President's Award for Engagement 2022

Eilish McLoughlin and Deirdre Butler

Special Merit Award
Staff Category €500 Winner


CASTeL. School of Physical Sciences; School of STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

STEM Teacher Internship Programme


Julie Daniel - DCU President's Awards for Engagement 2022

Julie Daniel

Special Merit Award
Student Category €500 Winner



MELLIE storytelling project - promoting equality, intercultural dialogue and social inclusion

Posters & Photo Gallery 2022