Travel Award to Summer 2014 London Science Forum

Wednesday, April 30, 2014; 3:00p EDT

The London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a 2-week residential event for world’s leading young scientists aged 17-21 years old from more than 60 participating countries. The Forum's President, Prof. O'Kennedy, a biochemist, joinedus for this session to talk about the 2014 forum, July 23-August 6, 2014, and different ways to apply for chemists to participate.


About the speaker:

Prof. Richard O'Kennedy

President, London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF)

Prof. Richard O’Kennedy is a founder member of the School of Biological Sciences in the National Institute for Higher Education, Dublin (now DCU) in 1980, a Senior Lecturer (1987) and Professor (1993). He has received numerous awards including an Albert Senior Fellowship (2000), the Biochemistry Medal of the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) (2001), Fellowships of the Institutes of Biology of Ireland (2001) and UK (2003), Irish Times/RDS Science lecturer (2002), the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in Science at DCU (2002) and the President’s Award for Excellence in Research in Science and Engineering (2005). He was a former member of the Science Committee of the Royal Dublin Society, Secretary of the Biochemistry Committee of the RIA and their representative on the European Academies Science Advisory Council on Biotechnology (2003), and is currently the President of the London International Youth Science Forum.