President's Annual Awards | President's Office

The annual DCU President’s Awards are awarded to staff and students who have been recognised for their outstanding contributions in their fields of endeavour and in the pursuit of DCU’s mission to transform lives and societies.

President's Awards for Research 2022

  • Early Career Researcher Award: Dr Tetyana Lokot, DCU School of Communications. 
  • Researcher in Humanities and Social Sciences, Business, Education:  Prof Donnacha Ó Beacháin, School of Law and Government.
  • Researcher in Natural Sciences, Health, Engineering: Prof Kieran Moran, School of Health & Human Performance.

Find out more about the DCU President’s awards for Research here.

President's Awards for Impact 2022

  • Dr Gearóid Ó Cleircín, Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge.
  • Dr Paul van Kampen, School of Physical Sciences. 
  • Dr Tanya Cassidy, School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health.
  • Dr Sinéad McNally, School of Language Literacy and Early Childhood Education.

Find out more about the DCU President’s awards for Impact here.

President's Awards for Engagement 2022

  • Staff Category: Estates Office Operations Team.

  • Student Category: Taylor-Jade Allen-Coyle.

  • Special Merit Award, Staff Category:  Eilish McLoughlin & Deirdre Butler.

  • Special Merit Award, Student Category: Julie Daniel.

Find out more about the President's Awards for Engagement here.

President's Awards for Innovation 2022

  • Undergraduate Student Category: Armand de Virel
  • Administration & Support Category: DCU Research Lifecycle Project 
  • Academic & Research Category: Dr Aidan Boran

Find out about the President's Awards for Innovation here.

President’s Awards for Teaching and Learning 2022

  • Overall Winner: Dr Gearóidín Uí Laighléis, Fiontar agus Scoil na Gaeilge
  • Teaching Support: Lisa Donaldson of the Teaching Enhancement Unit.
  • Team Award: DISC project team
  • Distinctive Approaches to Teaching: Dr Alan Gorman, School of Policy and Practice 
  • Distinctive Approaches to Assessment and Feedback: Dr Clare Wilson, School of Theology, Philosophy & Music 
  • Distinctive Approaches to Innovation in Teaching: Dr Marina Efthymiou, DCU Business School 
  • New Lecturer: Dr Ciara White, School of Nursing, Psychotherapy & Community Health

Find out about the President's Awards for Teaching and Learning here.