|The Cunningham College Prizes, established in memory of Dr Mark Cunningham, ex-Assistant Director of GSI, recognise the continuing importance of field mapping in developing observational and interpretative skills in geology. Two prizes of equal standing are awarded to the best field mapping projects examined in Irish 3rd level colleges that year. |
The prize winners for 2013 are
Carl McDermott, Trinity College Dublin for his project "The effect of tectonics on sedimentation within the Tremp Basin, northwest Spain"
Richard Hooten, University College Cork for his project "The geology of the north western Dingle Peninsula, Co. Kerry"
Carl McDermott, TCD receiving the Cunningham College prize from Joan Cunningham O'Dea
Richard Hooten, UCC receiving the Cunningham College prize from Joan Cunningham O'Dea