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Fergus Shanahan and John Cryan elected to Royal Irish Academy



Professor Fergus Shanahan and Prof John Cryan were among eighteen new members elected to the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland’s leading body of experts in the sciences and humanities.

Since 1785 membership of the Academy has been awarded to persons who have attained distinction by their unique contributions to education and research.

Prof. Fergus Shanahan was previously awarded the 2016 RIA Gold Medal in recognition of his lifetime scholarly contribution to microbiome science.