Tara Diviney, a recent graduate of NUI Galway’s BSc in Biomedical Science, specialising in Pharmacology, has been awarded “Global Winner” in the Medical Sciences category of the 2019 Global Undergraduate Awards.
Out of over 3,400 submissions, 25 students from around the world were selected as the highest performing entrants in their category for the 2019 programme. The full list of winners can be viewed here.
Tara won the Medical Sciences category on the basis of her final year research project which was supervised by Galway Neuroscience Director, Dr Una Fitzgerald, with additional support provided by her co-supervisors, Dr Jill McMahon and BrainMatTrain Marie Curie Fellow, Enrico Bagnoli.
Since completing her BSc at NUI Galway, Tara has continued on to the Wellcome Trust Doctoral Programme in Neuroscience at the University of Oxford where she will undertake her PhD.
The Global Undergraduate Awards is the world’s leading undergraduate awards programme which recognises top undergraduate work, shares this work with a global audience and connects students across cultures and disciplines.
Congratulations to Tara on this outstanding achievement from all at the Galway Neuroscience Centre!