Professor William Campbell (center), former Director of Parasitology at Merck who was centrally involved in developing Ivermectin, the cure against river blindness, was conferred with a Doctor in Science (Sc.D) is pictured with the Chancellor of the University, Mary Robinson and TCD Provost, Dr Patrick Prendergast at Trinity College Dublin. (Photo: Justin Mac Innes / Mac Innes Photography)

NO REPRO FEE: World renowned scientists were among those conferred with honorary doctorates at a special honorary degree ceremony at Trinity today, Friday, June 29th, marking the Dublin City of Science 2012 and the Euroscience Open Forum.
Professor William Campbell, former Director of Parasitology at Merck who was centrally involved in developing Ivermectin, the cure against river blindness, was conferred with a Doctor in Science (Sc.D) is pictured with the Chancellor of the University, Mary Robinson and TCD Provost, Dr Patrick Prendergast at a reception following the ceremony. Pic: Justin Mac Innes / Mac Innes Photography. For media queries contact TCD Press Officer, Caoimhe Ní Lochlainn, tel: 8962310/ [email protected]

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