November 2012

Celebrating Our Mustachioed Campaigners for Men's Health

Fri, 23 November 12 09:00

Join Professor Bill Watson, mustachioed faculty members and our cadre of campaigners for men's health at an event to mark the end of our inaugural Movember campaign. This informal lunchtime event celebrates the commitment and dedication of the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science Movember team.

Inaugural Conference on Collaborative Lifespan Research

Fri, 23 November 12 09:00

The North Dublin Hospital Group (NDHG) will host the Inaugural Conference on Collaborative Lifespan Research on 29 November 2012. The purpose of the conference is to bring together an outstanding and diverse group of clinicians, researchers, and thought leaders at the forefront of collaborative research in Ireland. 

Body Donors to be Honoured by UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science

Fri, 16 November 12 09:00

A multi-faith service of thanksgiving & remembrance to honour those who have donated their bodies for the advancement of medical education and research will take place on Wednesday, 21 November 2012, at the Church of Our Lady Seat of Wisdom, Belfield.


Summer Elective: Michael Conroy Reflects on Mayo Clinic Experience

Mon, 12 November 12 09:00

Our students avail of highly-prized elective opportunities at home and abroad. These electives allow students to explore in further depth topics of relevance to their degree programme. As part of our summer elective series, medicine student Michael Conroy reflects on his time at the Mayo Clinic, Minnesota.

Success at Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Scholarships and Prizes Competition

Mon, 12 November 12 09:00

Three medicine students took home awards and prizes at the annual Dr Henry Hutchinson Stewart Scholarships and Prizes Competition, administered by the National University of Ireland. Hilary Dowdall, Dearbhla Doherty and Julia Gleize won prizes in pharmacology, pathology and physiology respectively.

UCD Hosts International Conference on Breast Cancer in Young Women

Mon, 12 November 12 09:00

University College Dublin, in association with St Vincent's University Hospital and the European School of Oncology hosted an international conference on breast cancer in young women from 8th-10th November 2012. The conference included presentations from leading international breast cancer experts on a range of issues including surgery, genetics, fertility preservation and mental health implications of diagnoses.

Student Elective Experience: Andrea Bowe Reflects on her Time in New York

Tue, 6 November 12 09:00

Our students avail of elective opportunities at home and abroad. These electives allow students to explore in further depth topics of relevance to their degree programme. As part of our summer elective series, medicine student Andrea Bowe reflects on her time at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York.

U21 Workshop on UN Millennium Development Goals at Lund University

Tue, 6 November 12 09:00

In summer 2012, five medicine students were selected by their peers to represent the School at the Universitas 21 Workshop on the Millennium Development Goals (MGDs) at Lund University, Sweden. Upon their return, the five students were asked to pen and submit a reflective piece that captured their experiences.

UCD Medicine Scoops Best Practice Award at Irish Web Awards

Fri, 2 November 12 09:00

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science took home the prestigious 'best practice' website award at last night's Irish Web Awards. This year's web awards was the biggest yet: more than 900 entrants competed for 27 awards, with the winners announced at the awards night in Dublin's Mansion House.