Wednesday October 21, 2020

The new face of science

Frank Gannon, director general of Science Foundation Ireland, is determined to showcase Ireland as a hub for top-end science and research.

18th August, 2007

Frank Gannon, director general of Science Foundation Ireland, is determined to showcase Ireland as a hub for top-end science and research.

When scientist Frank Gannon was moving back to Ireland in 1981, to take up a job at University College Galway, after six years working in France, he wrote a letter to a friend at IDA Ireland.

In it, Gannon outlined three targets for his new job: to maintain scientific research at a high level, to...

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