UL €52M Bernal Project 13
An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD has officially launched a Û52 million research and teaching initiative at the University of Limerick, ÔThe Bernal ProjectÕ which will make a significant contribution to IrelandÕs national research initiatives in the strategically important areas of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Energy Research and Development. Named after influential 20th century Irish scientist, John Desmond Bernal who was regarded as the founding father of molecular biology, the project outlines a detailed plan to enhance research excellence in the fields of pharmaceutical science and engineering; energy and sustainable environment; modern and biomedical materials and engineering.
Announcing details of the project at the University of Limerick were, Dr. Mary Shire, Vice President Reasearch UL, An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD, Professor Don Barry, President, University of Limerick and Professor Kieran Hodnett, Dean, Faculty Science and Engineering. Picture: Alan Place