The Dublin Academic Medical Centre (DAMC) is delighted to announce a call for abstracts for the 2013 Young Investigators Research Symposium. The competition is open to those involved in clinical or laboratory based research affiliated to the Dublin Academic Medical Centre.
UCD Medicine Students are invited to compete for the first annual Fielding Medal for undergraduate research in the field of radiology. It is hoped that the medal will act as an impetus to encourage undergraduates to consider futureentry into the specialty of diagnostic radiology.
The competition for the prestigious Ambrose Birmingham Medal in Anatomy is now open. Competition for the Medal is open to candidates who have completed the whole human anatomy course. The Medal is awarded on the results of specially arranged examinations in Anatomy held each year.
Applications are now invited to compete for the James B Coakley Medal for Dissection 2013. This is a highly sought after award that will provide a small select number of students a privileged opportunity to work with a precious educational resource.
Applications are invited from graduates with medicine or life science degrees for full-time Medical Traineeships within the School in the areas of Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Informatics. Appointees will be required to undertake a graduate research degree programme. The appointees will join a vibrant and dynamic community of biomedical scientists and will have an opportunity to contribute to our teaching and research programmes.
The inaugural UCD International Student of the Year Award was presented to three students who 'best represent' the spirit of internationalisation at University College Dublin. Congratulations to Ying Ying Thum (2nd year medicine), who was presented with one of the awards at a ceremony on 1st March, 2013.
The seasonal variation of sunlight in Ireland means newborns from Caucasian women who had more sunlight months during their pregnancy (April – Sep) are more likely to have longer thighbones, according to new research.