A DCU professor has been selected for a prestigious award from the UK’s Royal Society of Chemistry, the first time the award has been to made to someone from Ireland.
Professor Fiona Regan, a professor of Chemistry in DCU and Director of the DCU Water Institute, received the ‘Water for Life’ Award this week from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in London.
This is the first time the award has been given to a recipient from Ireland.
The award was presented to Prof Regan on Thursday, October 3rd, at a special ceremony in London in the Society’s Burlington House in London.
This award, given by the RSC Water Science Forum, is in recognition for the contribution Prof Regan has made to the use of the chemical sciences within the water cycle.
The Water Science Forum biennially invites its members to nominate an individual who has made an outstanding lifelong contribution using or developing the chemical sciences within the following fields: Maintenance and improvement of public health; Sustainability and access to water resources; Environmental, Economic and Social sustainability of the water cycle.
For more information on the ‘Water for Life’ award visit: https://www.rsc.org/Membership/Networking/InterestGroups/WaterScience/Awards.asp