Michael Mullan received the Society of Dairy Technology Gold Medal award at the Societies’ 80th Anniversary Conference: Digitalisation of Processing in the Dairy Industry at University College Cork on the 23rd of November.

The medal presented by the SDT President Mr Nick Edwards is awarded for outstanding contribution to dairy science and/or technology throughout the world. It was first awarded in 1951 and there have only been 17 awarded since that date. Only 3 per decade are allowed to be awarded, the last being to Dr Adnan Tamime in 2011.