Past Events

A tribute to Professor Michael Anthony McKervey & Professor John Joseph McGarvey

Date(s)

21/06/2018 - 21/06/2018

Time

9:15AM - 10:30AM

Location

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, 0G/012, David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AG, UK

Thursday 21st June 2018

Professor Michael Anthony McKervey MRIA passed away suddenly on June 24th 2017, at the age of 79, Tony had a distinguished academic career at both Queen’s University Belfast (1966-1976 1990-1998), and University College Cork (1976-1990). In 1997 Professor Tony McKervey, became linked to the chemical industry as MD of QUCHEM Ltd (1997-2000) and later as VP of ALMAC-CSS (2000-2017).

Professor John Joseph McGarvey, MRIA passed away suddenly on 27 October 2017 at the age of 78.  John had a distinguished academic career at Queen’s University Belfast (1967-2005) and was known internationally for his research. Professor John McGarvey also formed strong interdisciplinary links with medicine (Vision Science, Royal Victoria Hospital) and industry (Andor Technology Ltd).

This seminar will commemorate Tony and John’s life and their contributions to science.

Programme

09:15

Dr Brian Walker, Former Head of  School, Queen’s University Belfast  -  Welcome and introductions

09:20

Dr Gary Sheldrake, Queen’s University Belfast

09:35

Dr Stephen Barr, Almac

09:50

Professor John Kelly, Trinity College Dublin

10:05

Dr Colin Coates, Andor Technology Ltd.

10.20

Professor Peter Robertson, Head of School, Queen’s University Belfast – Closing remarks

10:30

Tea/coffee/refreshments in Student Hub

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A tribute to Professor Michael Anthony McKervey & Professor John Joseph McGarvey

Date(s): 21/06/2018 - 21/06/2018
Time: 9:15AM - 10:30AM
Location: School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast, 0G/012, David Keir Building, Stranmillis Road, Belfast, BT9 5AG, UK