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UCD Radiography Conferrings 2016

The 2016 UCD Radiography Conferrings took place at O'Reilly Hall, Belfield on Friday 17th June 2016 with undergraduate and graduate degrees being conferred on graduands by UCD President, Prof Andrew Deeks.  In total, 31 students were conferred bachelor of science (BSc) in radiography degrees from our four year undergraduate radiography programme.  Masters of Science (MSc) degrees were award in computed tomography (1), magnetic resonance imaging (9) and ultrasound (17) and several doctor of philosophy (PhD) degrees were also conferred.

Doctor of Science Honoris Causa

Distinguished UCD Medicine alumnus, Professor Conor Ward (UCD Medicine 1946) was conferred with a degree of Doctor of Science honoris causa at the 2016 UCD Medicine Conferring Ceremony at UCD O’Reilly Hall on the 2nd June 2016.  The Emeritus UCD Professor of Paediatrics was conferred with the degree by UCD President, Professor Andrew J Deeks in recognition of his services to paediatric cardiology, medical education and clinical research.

UN Peacekeeper and UCD Medicine Graduate Honoured

Dr Patrick Kelly (UCD Medicine 2008) who is currently serving as a UN Peacekeeper in the Golan Heights has received an Alumni Honours Award for his outstanding contribution to public service and global peacekeeping. Captain Kelly was presented with the award at the European Access Network 25th annual conference, held recently at University College Dublin.