Our 139th Inaugural meeting saw over 350 students in attendance to congratulate their fellow classmates on their academic achievements, and also to celebrate the last 12 months of biosoc happenings. The evening kicked off with an opening address from current Biosoc Chairperson Conor Feely (which had changed significantly since the draft we caught a glimpse of last month), before we heard from last year’s Chairperson Carmel Kennedy and Secretary Louise Rice, who told us the ins and outs of the 138th session’s events. We then welcomed Professor Paul Ridgway to the stage, who gave an entertaining talk before introducing our distinguished guest, Professor Tierney. Prof Tierney gave a fascinating lecture entitled “iSurgery: Why Surgery and Surgical Technologies Rule OK”. Our worthy prize winners then made their way to the stage to collect their well deserved awards. To conclude the evening, a novelty sized cheque for €20,000 was presented to the recipients of our med-day fundraising efforts – Targeted Lung Cancer Treatment in St James’ Hospital, Falls Assessment for the Elderly AMNCH, Tallaght, and the Trinity Access Program. The evening was a huge success, and we’d like to thank our speakers, prize-winners, and audience for making the night what it was.