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Winner of the 2022 Barrie Jones Memorial Award – Dr Áine O’Brien.

Posted by on Oct 28, 2022 in ASB in the media, News | 0 comments

Winner of the 2022 Barrie Jones Memorial Award – Dr Áine O’Brien.

Pig vomitoxin and the story of the Lafayette meteorite Dr Áine O’Brien was awarded the 2022 Barrie Jones Memorial Award for her outstanding contribution to communicating research related to astrobiology. Áine delivered an award lecture at the recent British and Planetary Science Conference, hosted at The Open University in June 2022, in which she shared her work on the Lafayette meteorite. Lafayette was ejected from Mars millions of years ago and landed on Earth in the early 20th century. As an organic geochemist, studying the Lafayette meteorite was an incredible opportunity to study the...

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