The Popular Choice Award was presented to The Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment (GBTE) at Galway University Hospital, which has dedicated years of service to obtaining the Good Manufacturing Practice license to produce autologous and allogeneic serum eye drops. Galway University Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland licensed to produce Serum Eye drops, which are a serum-derived product used to treat a range of ocular surface disorders. There are many patients throughout the country whose lives have been drastically improved thanks to this treatment, without this service patients would have to avail of this service abroad.
The Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) award program was established in 1959 to recognize and celebrate extraordinary contributions of young Maryland scientists. In 1988 the Outstanding Young Engineer (OYE) award was established to recognize contributions in engineering. Both awards are sponsored by the Maryland Academy of Sciences and conferred by the Maryland Science Center to recognize and encourage the important work of young professional scientists and engineers residing in the State of Maryland and increase public awareness of their accomplishments.
Lead Academy Coach (Under-15 and Under-16) - Mehmet Ali
Lead Academy Coach (Under-12, Under-13 and Under-14) - Michael Donaldson
Head of Academy Football Development (Under-8, Under-9, Under-10 and Under-11) - Gary Broadhurst
Pre-Academy & Development Centre Coordinator - Nick Hardy
Academy Coach - Paul Brush
Academy Coach - Bradley Allen
Academy Coach - Will Antwi
Academy Coach - Tony Tillbrook
Academy Coach - Joe Staunton
Academy Coach - Luke Georgiou
Academy Coach - Trevor Duberry
Academy Coach - Miles Leighton
Academy Coach - Taff Rahman
Academy Coach - Aaron Cato