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UCD Ulysses Medal awarded to Dr Lee Hood

University College Dublin’s highest honour, the UCD Ulysses Medal has been bestowed on Dr Lee Hood in recognition of his outstanding contributions to science. UCD Deputy President and Registrar, Professor Mark Rogers presented the award at the 2016 UCD Conway Festival of Research & Innovation.

UCD Salute to the Nation’s Military History

The School is delighted to welcome students of our new University Diploma in Military Medical Care programme who have commenced their studies with us this academic year.  23 students comprising 19 men and 4 women - all members of the Irish Defence Forces enrolled on this intensive one year programme which will equip graduates to undertake the demanding role of combat medical technician.

New programme to Advance Clinical Research Capability

A team of Irish clinical academics have secured one of seven major awards that have been made across the UK and Ireland by the Wellcome Trust as part of an initiative to increase clinical research capability.  The Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors a year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and research training up to consultant level.