Dara Ó Briain receives Maths Week Ireland Award
Comedian and science enthusiast Dara Ó Briain has been given the 2021 Maths Week Ireland award for his lifelong contribution to raising public awareness of maths.
The award is presented annually during Maths Week Ireland, a festival of maths and numeracy, which is taking place this week. Ó Briain received it during an online ceremony.
Ó Briain said he was flattered and privileged to receive this award. “Maths Week itself is a great initiative as it shows us maths and numeracy are for everyone regardless of your level of proficiency...it’s incredible to see the huge numbers participating".
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