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Minister English Announces Over 30 Million SFI Investment in Scientific Research

UCD’s Prof Martin Steinhoff and Prof Fiona Doohan among those whose research projects have been granted SFI support.  Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Investigators Programme will provide funding over a four to five year period, for 23 research projects involving over 100 researchers. Funding for each project will range from €500,000 to €2.3 million.

James B. Coakley Medal for Dissection 2015

James B. Coakley was Professor of Anatomy at University College Dublin from 1962 – 1988. To honour his distinguished career and his dedication to anatomy teaching, the Coakley Medal is awarded for the best dissection of a given body part. Applications are now invited for this highly sought after award that will provide a small select number of students a privileged opportunity to work with a precious educational resource. 

Ministerial Visit to Coombe Hospital

The Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar TD visited the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital recently to launch an important clinical practice guideline and to see first-hand, an initiative aimed at preventing gestational diabetes in pregnant women.