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Irish Pregnancy App Shortlisted for Prestigious International Web Award

Innovative Irish web application, Life in the Womb has been shortlisted in the 18th international Webby awards having been chosen from 10,000 worldwide applications.  Developed by The Science Picture Company with the assistance of staff at the National Maternity Hospital, it is the only Irish app to be nominated for these prestigious awards.  We encourage you to vote for the app in the Peoples’ Voice award before the closing date of Friday 25th April 2014.

Rising Radiology Star

Congratulations to UCD Graduate Entry Medicine student Brendan Kelly who was runner up in the European Congress of Radiology Rising Star 2014 competition.  Brendan presented a project which he undertook as part of the UCD Student Summer Research 2013 competition. The project investigated the development of radiological image interpretation skill through medical training by measuring both diagnostic accuracy and eye movements during visual search.

First point of care blood test for heart disease in Malawi

Researchers from University College Dublin and Imperial College London have carried out a blood test for detecting early signs of heart disease for the first time in Malawi, Africa as part of a new research project for the management of type 2 diabetes.