The ICI is delighted to announce that
Professor Dervilla M.X. Donnelly, Emeritus Professor of Phytochemistry
at University College Dublin,
has been awarded an honorary fellowship of the Institute.
This is in recognition of her highly distinguished career in academia and her significant contributions to the wider community serving in a variety of leadership roles. Professor Donnelly was elected the first female President of the Royal Dublin Society, and appointed Chairman of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Chairman of the European Science Research Council, Vice-President of the European Science Foundation, and Senior Vice-President and Vice-President of the Royal Irish Academy. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, an Institute of Chemistry of Ireland Boyle-Higgins Medallist, a UCD Charter Day Medallist, and a Royal Irish Academy Cunningham Medallist.
Our warmest congratulations to Professor Donnelly on receiving this honorary fellowship, one of the highest honours the Institute can bestow.