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Importance of Continuing with the Cervical Screening Programme

Although it has been a worrying couple of weeks for Irish women, it is vital that they continue with the National cervical screening programme, which from the objective evidence available at the moment is reducing the incidence of cervical cancer.  At present the best way to reduce the risk of cervical cancer is to stay within the national programme and to vaccinate your daughters.

UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway 2017/2018

The UCD School of Medicine is pleased to report the outcome of the 2017/2018 UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway adjunct appointment process.  A total of 74 applications were received under the School’s adjunct academic appointment process comprising 44 first time applicants and 30 applications for re-appointment or promotion.  Following these appointments, the School’s adjunct clinical faculty now extends to 605 individuals from across 32 clinical sites, a nationwide general practice network, community mental health services as well as the National Ambulance Service and Dublin Fire Brigade.  Three individuals were appointed at UCD Full Clinical Professor and nine appointed at UCD Clinical Professor.

First Irish academic to receive second ERC Advanced Grant

Prof Kenneth Wolfe has been awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for the second time in his career.  He is the first ever Ireland-based researcher to receive two of the highly sought after research funding awards.