2012 Highly Commended

Agricultural & Environmental Sciences

  • Shane Callan | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • John May | Trinity College Dublin
  • Austin Madson | University of California, Los Angeles
  • Alexandra Sumner | McGill University

Ancient & Classical Studies

  • Erik Fredericksen | Harvard University
  • Monica Greco | Princeton University
  • Natalie Vansier | McGill University
  • Freya Findlay | Trinity College Dublin
  • Venina Kalistratova | Trinity College Dublin
  • Jane Ellen Cathcart | Trinity College Dublin

Business & Economics

  • Vanessa Bergin | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Jack Irwin | Trinity College Dublin
  • Mike Meade | University College Cork
  • Aimee Franklin- Northeastern University
  • Alexander Matthews | McGill University
  • Rachel Wang | Yale University
  • Christian Zeballos | University of Edinburgh

Computer Science & Information Technology

  • Róisín Howard | University of Limerick
  • Charles McCarthy | University College Cork
  • David Haddock | University College Dublin
  • Bomao Huang | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Alexander Karapetian | Imperial College London
  • Rebekah Larsen | University of Pennsylvania
  • Agnieszka Madurska | Imperial College London
  • Nicholas Sellen | Durham University
  • Manfredas Zabarauskas | University of Cambridge

Creative Arts

  • Sophie Behal | Cork Institute of Technology
  • Margaret Byrne | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Olga Fitzpatrick | Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
  • Darek Fortas | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Laura Moran | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Jack Hickey | Cork Institute of Technology
  • Denis Kelly | Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
  • Lisa McGann | Galway & Mayo Institute of Technology
  • Lynn Rothwell | Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology

Engineering & Mechanical Sciences

  • Daniel Dixon | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Martin Evans | Cork Institute of Technology
  • Tuireann O Neill | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Lujia Chen | University of Cardiff
  • Nicholas Hitchins | Aston University
  • Theresa Yong | Durham University

English Literature

  • Conor Dowling | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Cal-Ryan Mc Donagh | Trinity College Dublin
  • Danielle Drees  – Harvard University
  • Alexandra Hay | Princeton University
  • Philippa Roddis | University of Edinburgh
  • Ann-Margaret Tomocik | University of St. Andrews

Historical Studies & Archaeology

  • Tanya Kirkland | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Daniel Patterson | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Caitriona Ellen Higgins | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Joseph Curran | Trinity College Dublin
  • Aoife Fleming | Trinity College Dublin
  • Luke Butterly | University College Cork
  • Stuart Brown | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Gordon Bond | Trinity College Dublin
  • Brian Coleman – Trinity College Dublin
  • Caoimhe Ní Dhónaill | Trinity College Dublin
  • Seamus McGinley | National University of Ireland Galway
  • Matthew Jackson | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Michael Dwyer | University College Cork
  • Neville Cox | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Joel Roy | McGill University
  • Sylvia Alvares-Correa | University of St. Andrews
  • Marissa Smit | University of St. Andrews
  • Catherine Gibson | University of St. Andrews
  • James Murray | University of St. Andrews
  • Kristina Rimkute | University of Edinburgh
  • Kate Schofield | University of St. Andrews
  • Jonathan Cohen | McGill University

International Relations & Politics

  • Matthew Gregg | University College Dublin
  • Conor Heaney | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Richard Jackson | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Stephanie Kelly | Trinity College Dublin
  • Adam McGoldrick | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Sam Mealy | Trinity College Dublin
  • Mary Naughton | University College Dublin
  • Éinde Ó Fathaigh | University of Limerick
  • Conor O’ Neill | Trinity College Dublin
  • Hassan Ould Moctar | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Daniel Jerome Reilly – Trinity College Dublin
  • Paul Stokes | Dublin City University
  • Daniel Reddie | University College Cork
  • Stephanie Clewett | University of St. Andrews
  • Callum Forster | University of St. Andrews
  • Tylor Gauger- University of Notre Dame
  • Xenia Giannakidou | University of St. Andrews
  • Sharon Lo | University of St. Andrews
  • Orla Meadhbh Murray | University of Edinburgh
  • Lan Ngo | University of California, Berkeley
  • Mariana Olaizola | Princeton University
  • Therese Rudebeck | University of St. Andrews
  • Jonathan Weitzmann | University of St. Andrews
  • Zach Wortzman | McGill University
  • Laura Young | University of St. Andrews
  • Matthew Chou | Columbia University

Irish Language & Literature

  • Anthony Duffy | University of Ulster
  • Tony Mac Ruairí | University of Ulster
  • Éabha Ní Laoghaire Nic Ghiolla Phádraig | University of Limerick
  • Barra Ó Leidhin | University College Dublin
  • Caitlín Nic Íomhair | Trinity College Dublin

Languages & Linguistics

  • Niall Colbert | University College Cork
  • Fiona Dunkin | Trinity College Dublin
  • Olivia Flynn | University College Cork
  • Christina McCloskey | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Shane McEntagart | Trinity College Dublin
  • John Sugrue | University College Cork
  • Felicia Cucuta | University of Edinburgh
  • Iona Doohan | University of St. Andrews
  • Grace Farrington | University of Edinburgh
  • Robert Flitcroft | University of Edinburgh
  • Sarah McLeod | University of St. Andrews

Law

  • Aine Hughes | Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto
  • Amy Deane | Trinity College Dublin
  • Julianne Ellis | University of Limerick
  • Alison Fynes | Trinity College Dublin
  • Labhaoise Glancy | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Kelly-Anne McKee | University of Ulster
  • Cian Moran | National University of Ireland Galway
  • Martin O’Dwyer | National University of Ireland Galway
  • Emma Slattery | Dublin City University

Life Sciences

  • Laura Baker | University of Edinburgh
  • Joseph Brehm | University of St. Andrews
  • Rebecca Khalandovsky | Princeton University
  • Natasha Latysheva | University of St. Andrews
  • Gabriel Stakaityt | University of St. Andrews
  • Sini Burdillat | University College Cork
  • Jon Fern | Institute of Technology Tralee
  • LeanneFitzgerald | Trinity College Dublin
  • Michael Gallagher | University College Cork
  • Sinead Holden | University College Dublin
  • Shane Morris – Trinity College Dublin
  • Karen Walsh | Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Ariane Watson | University College Dublin

Mathematical & Physical Sciences

  • Karen Herdman | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Ciarán Hickey | University College Dublin
  • Colin Hill | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Nathan Wardlow | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Elizabeth Cooke | University of St. Andrews
  • Francesca Day | University of Cambridge
  • Matthew Landry | Princeton University
  • Stacy Phillips | University of St. Andrews

Medical Sciences

  • Rebecca Burke | National University of Ireland Galway
  • Amy Collins | Institute of Technology Tralee
  • Amy Whelan | Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
  • William Whyte | Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland
  • Suzanne Oskouie | University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Alison Tan | California Institute of Technology
  • Mingyang Xie | McGill University

Modern Cultural Studies

  • Julie Daunt | University College Cork
  • Caoimhin de Bhailis | University College Cork
  • Rory Dowse | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Olivia Flynn | University College Cork
  • Darragh O’Dwyer | University College Dublin
  • Aoife O’Mullane | University College Cork
  • Joanne Quirke | University College Cork
  • Abbie Buckman | McGill University
  • Jeewon Choi | University of Pennsylvania
  • Erin Cully | McGill University
  • Beatrice Grenier | McGill University
  • Olivia Lee | University of Notre Dame
  • Théo Lepage-Richer | McGill University
  • Elise McClay | McGill University
  • Meng Zhang | Cornell University

Nursing & Midwifery

  • Chantal Baxter | University of Ulster
  • Sarah Beszant | University of Limerick
  • Sophie Clare | Trinity College Dublin
  • Tracey Lynch | Institute of Technology Tralee
  • Angela McAuliffe | University of Limerick
  • Catherine McClelland | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Aoife Kearney | Trinity College Dublin
  • Shelagh Meskell | University of Limerick
  • ShayneWilson | Dublin City University
  • Keri Zug | University of Pennsylvania
  • Marissa DeCesaris | University of Pennsylvania

Philosophical Studies & Theology

  • David Boylan | Trinity College Dublin
  • Hannah Dardis | University College Cork
  • Yui Fujita | Trinity College Dublin
  • Fintan Mallory | Trinity College Dublin
  • Charles O’Donnell | University College Dublin
  • Bryan Ross | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Richard Teague | University College Dublin
  • Jessica Christy | Princeton University
  • William Hamilton | McGill University
  • Radka Jersakova | University of St. Andrews
  • Andrew Molas – University of Toronto
  • Laura Moncion | McGill University
  • Emma Welch | University of St. Andrews
  • Kay Westoby | University of Edinburgh

Psychology

  • Brian Deeley | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Annelie Cleary | National University of Ireland Maynooth
  • Nathan Dowling | Trinity College Dublin
  • Ruth Howard | National University of Ireland Galway
  • Jacqueline Mooney | University of Limerick
  • Cathy Newell – Trinity College Dublin
  • Aisling Ní Chonaire | Trinity College Dublin
  • Aria Danesh | University of St. Andrews
  • Alice Herbison | University of St. Andrews
  • Lewis Hou | McGill University
  • Joshua Muggleton | University of St. Andrews
  • Nadia Pillai | University of St. Andrews
  • Steven Roach | Harvard University
  • Anna Robertson | Stanford University

Social Studies

  • Gerard Cunningham | Athlone Institute of Technology
  • Eleanor Friel | Trinity College Dublin
  • Elin Haettner | Trinity College Dublin
  • Mairead Kehoe | Dublin City University
  • Robyn Kelly | Trinity College Dublin
  • Elizabeth Martin | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Marie Mc Donnell | Institute of Technology Sligo
  • Gina McCune | Queen’s University Belfast
  • Mark O’Connor | Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Kyra Reynolds | University of Ulster
  • Padraig Rice | University College Cork
  • Melanie Bodi | McGill University
  • Lee Corkett | University of California, Los Angeles
  • Anna Gromada | University of Cambridge
  • Nikolai Kapustin | Princeton University
  • Ka Yee Lau | McGill University
  • ShayanMoftizadeh | University of Cambridge
  • Fay Niker | University of Oxford
  • Thomas Ryan | ESCP-EAP
  • Crystal Sun | University of California, Berkeley
  • Haley White | Princeton University
  • Simon Wiener | University of Chicago

Teacher Education

  • Lauren Wallace | Stranmillis University College
  • Clare Rockett  – Mater Dei Institute of Education
  • Audrye Wong | Princeton University
  • Conor Sullivan | Boston College
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