Yvonne McDermott successfully defender her doctoral thesis at the National University of Ireland Galway today. The external examiner was Prof. Andrew Ashworth of Oxford University; he is in the centre in the photo, with Yvonne to his right. At the far left of the photo is Dr Noelle Higgins, who was the internal examiner. Prof. Ray Murphy, second from the right, chaired the examination.
Yvonne's thesis is entitled The Right to a Fair Trial in International Criminal Law.
Yvonne is a lecturer at Bangor University School of Law in Wales. Congratulations, Yvonne.