Award: Fulbright Irish Scholar Award
Sponsor: Geological Survey Ireland
Institution: Trinity College Dublin
Dr Gavin Kenny is a geologist who specialises in the study of impact craters. Dr Kenny received his Bachelors Degree and PhD from Trinity College Dublin before moving to Stockholm, Sweden in 2016. He is currently a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Fellow at the Swedish Museum of Natural History. As a Fulbright-GSI Scholar at the Department of Geosciences at Boise State University, Idaho, he will undertake research into the precise timing of some of Earths largest impact cratering events.