A seminar and debate on Biobanking will take place on Thurs 11 Jan 18 in the Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre at the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre. Regisration is free but booking is advised.
The RAMI Intern Study Day will be held on Sat 27 Jan 2018 at the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Oral and poster presentations from across all Irish Intern Networks will be made with an award of the RAMI Bronze Medal.
Featuring several internationally-renowned research leaders, the inaugural Student Medical Summit 2018 takes place on Sat 3 Feb 18 at the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. A call for abstracts is now open. Closing Date 17 Nov 17.
Registration is now open for INMED2018 Annual Scientific Meeting which takes place from 7th-9th February 2018 at Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork. Ireland's largest conference for health professional educators, the focus for this meeting is 'Clinical Supervision - What Works, How and Why?'.
The UCD Medicine Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony 2018 takes place on Friday 9th February 2018 at UCD O'Reilly Hall for medical students entering the formal clinical training stage of their studies. The ceremony will be followed by a reception for students, their guests and staff in the Conservatory in O'Reilly Hall.
Dr Norah Johnson (Marquette University of Wisconsin) will present an Autism Spectrum Disorder Masterclass in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre on Thurs 15 Feb 18. Event free but booking is advised.
A seminar on the topic of Consent, Capacity and Medical Treatment will take place on Thurs 15 Feb 18 from 17:30 – 21:00 at the Merrion Hotel. The seminar will address current medico-legal best practice in Ireland in relation to consent in medical treatment and will compare this with best practice in the UK. The Assisted Decision Making Act will come into law in Ireland shortly and we will also touch upon how this new Act will affect the taking of consent, the determination of capacity and what this means on the ground for practitioners. The Seminar will be chaired and addressed by the President of the Medical Council of Ireland, Dr Freddie Wood.
The UCD Social Medicine Society presents Ideas for Change 2018 on Thursday 1st March 2018 from6:30pm in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre. Ideas for Change is an interfaculty team competition. Four teams will compete against each other to come up with the best and most innovative solution, idea and proposal related to the chosen social medicine topic and will be judged by a panel of experts. This year's topic is: “Beating the binge: How to tackle the nation’s substance abuse problem?”
The Aongus J. Curran Memorial Head & Neck Oncology Conference 2018 takes place on Fri 9 March 18 in the Old Lecturer Theatre, St. Vincent's University Hospital. Prof Brian O'Sullivan (Toronto) will present the keynote address. Registration is now open.
Please be aware that the University Belfield campus is closed until Monday 5th March 2018 due to severe weather advisory. All classes and School clinical attachments are cancelled. Please avoid all unnecessary travel.
Having recently been designated academic centre status, the UCD Perinatal Research Centre will be formally launched by Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe at the National Maternity Hospital on Thursday 15th March 2018 from 9:30am – 1pm at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles St.
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology present 'The Resolution of Inflammation in Health and Disease' conference from 24th to 28th March 2018 at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin. The scientiifc organising committee includes Prof Catherine Godson, UCD Professor of Molecular Medicine.
Dr Rachel M. Tribe (King's College London) will present the UK Physiological Society's GL Brown Lecture entitled ‘How to Expect the Unexpected | Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth' on Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 5pm in C006, UCD Health Science Centre.
A Rare Diseases Symposium is being held on Thurs 3rd May 2018 from 8:30am to 1pm at the George Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.
The Lucena Clinic host a training course entitled Incorporation of Everyday Sensible Living into Overall Mental Health Treatment on Wed 9th May 18 from 9am - 5pm at the Conference Room, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6. Limited spaces available
The UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion 2018 takes place on Friday 11th May 2017 in UCD Belfield. Gathering at this event will be graduates from the Classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2008 and 2017.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT hold a symposium entitled 'Cancer Imaging : From Molecules to Humans' on Thursday 17th May 2018 from 11:00-17:00 in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre. All welcome to attend this day-long multi-disciplinary overview of current advances in imaging cancer with talks from national and international speakers.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT is holding a seminar event in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 30th May 2018 from 12:00 - 15:45. Researchers, investigators, clinicians and everyone interested are welcome to attend upon free registration.
Associate Professor Suzanne Donnelly will present on the recent Ottawa Conference Research at the next UCD Medical Education Journal Club from 1pm on 5th June 2018, in the Medicine Boardroom.
Live webstream of presentation by Dr David Moher (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) takes place online and at the Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre, UCD Catherine McAuley Education and Research Centre on Wed 8 June 18 from 1:30 - 2:30pm. All welcome.
The UCD Centre for Arthritis Research invite patients and patient-advocates to contribute to the development of a Fibromyalgia Research Strategy at the UCD Conway Institute on Thurs 7th June 18 from 10am - 12pm. Admission is free but registration is required.
The inaugural Patient Voice in Diabetes Research event takes place on Wednesday 13th June 2018 from 5:30-9pm in the UCD Charles Institute. This event is free but registration is required.
Mind Reading 2018 – Mental Health and the Written Word takes place from 18th-19th June 2018 at the University of Birmingham. This two-day programme of talks and workshops is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, UCD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Diseases of Modern Life Project at St Anne’s College, Oxford.
The second HMRG European HIV Seminar entitled 'How to Manage the Epidemic' takes place on the 22nd and 23rd June 2018 at the UCD Catherine McAuley Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.
Genomics Medicine Ireland will be holding an MS Research Forum for research personnel and healthcare professionals on Friday 6th July 2018 from 8:30 - 16:00 at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, No. 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2.
The RCPI host a one day scientific meeting on the prevention and elimination of HPV cancers in Ireland on Monday 9th July 2018. Guest speakers include Prof Ian Frazer, co-inventor of the HPV vaccine Gardasil and topics will include a case for gender neutral vaccination, the role of GP's in improving HPV update and facts on HPV Head and Neck Cancer. All healthcare professionals welcome.
The UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre are delighted to welcome students from Tallaght Community School to a Summer School from Monday 20th - Thursday 23rd August 2018, at the UCD Conway Institute. We hope that the event will give our guests an insight into scientific research and might inspire career choices.
The UCD Alumni Office is delighted to welcome the classes of 1958 and 1968 to UCD this September to join your classmates and mark the occasion of your Golden & Diamond Jubilee Reunion.
The Student Summer Research Awards 2018 Poster Competition will take place on the evening of Tuesday, 18th September 2018. Further details to follow.
The UCD Centre in Translational Oncology host another 'Patient Voice in Cancer Research' event to coincide with the formal launch of the academic centre on 21st and 22nd Sept 2018 at various locations around the UCD health & science precincts.
UCD Cancer Researchers are pleased to host another 'Patient Voice in Cancer Research' event on Fri 21 Sept 18 from 10am to 12pm at the UCD Conway Institute. The event is designed for anybody with an interest in cancer research - patients, survivors, carers and families and will feature a tour of our Cancer Research Laboratories and an opportunity to hear from our teams of scientists about the work they are doing.
UCD and the Ireland East Hospital Group’s (IEHG) Cancer Clinical Academic Directorate (CaCAD) invite you to a 2-day event marking the launch of the UCD Centre in Translational Oncology (UCTO) on Friday 21st & Saturday 22nd Sept 18 at the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. This is an opportunity to explore all facets of translational oncology being undertaken in UCD, its affiliated hospitals and collaborative institutes from clinical, academic, educational and patient perspectives. Highlights of the event and the provisional programme are attached. Tickets are free but registration is required.
Prof Owen Smith (UCD Professor of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine) will deliver a lecture entitled '60 years since the discovery of Burkitt Lymphoma at the Stanley Quek Lecture Theatre, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute from 17:00-18:00 on Tuesday 24th September 2018. The lecturer is part of Cancer Week Ireland 2018.
Alliance Medical Diagnostic Imaging host an educational evening on the diagnosis and recovery of joint injury and replacement on the 26th September 2018 from 6:00 - 9:00pm in the Mezzanine Suite, Ballsbridge Hotel.
The SSRA 2018 Oral Presentations will be held on Wednesday 26th Sept 18. All faculty, staff and students are cordially invited to the event which represents the highlight of our student research initiative.
The National Clinical Audit Network forum (ICAN) and the University College Dublin host a half-day masterclass for healthcare professionals with interest in promoting clinical audit as a quality improvement tool for improving patient care and outcomes. The Masterclass takes place on the 4th Oct 18 (1300-1700) at the FitzGerald Chamber, UCD Student Centre.
'The Enigmatic Neural Crest-derived Melanocyte - Our Guardian on a UVR-drenched planet' - a lecture by Prof. Desmond Tobin
Prof. Desmond Tobin will be giving a lecture entitled 'The Enigmatic Neural Crest-derived Melanocyte - Our Guardian on a UVR-drenched planet' as part of the Conway Lecture and Seminar Series 18/19.
43rd Symposium on Hormones and Cell RegulationEuropean Society of Endocrinology takes place at Mont Ste Odile, France from the 10-13 October 2018 with the theme "The brain – gut – microbiome network in metabolic regulation and dysregulation". Registration now open.
Dr Dom Colbert launches two books of his memoirs on Wed 10 Oct 18 at 5pm in the RCSI. This collection of memoirs offers ‘quite extraordinary insights into life, death, disease and humanity’ gleaned from his many years of medical practice in war-torn and disease-ravaged Africa and beyond.
Hosted by the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at the Queen's University Belfast Gender Equality Office, the Conference will be held on 12 October 2018 from 9.30am through to 4.00pm in Conference Room 1, Riddel Hall. Details to follow.
This masterclass on medical and non-medical management of ADHD will be hosted by the UCD School of Medicine in October 2018 to coincide with the Launch of the ADHD Care Netowork.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT is celebrating 5 years of activity this autumn. To mark the occasion, BREAST-PREDICT are organising a two-day symposium, on Wednesday 17th October and Thursday 18th October 2018 in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre, as well as an evening public lecture on Wednesday 17th October, in RCSI. The event is envisaged as a multidisciplinary overview of BREAST-PREDICT achievements and current advances in breast cancer research and clinical trials, with talks from national and international speakers.
On 20 October 2018, UCD’s School of Medicine is organizing the Sensible Living & Optimizing Well-Being (SLOW) conference with leading experts in health and wellness. The conference will cover topics such as nutrition, exercise, tools for cultivating self-compassion, the relationship between sleep and mental health, as well as mindfulness and guided meditations.
The UCD Society of Psychiatry host an event entitled 'Transgender Healthcare in Ireland' on Thursday 25th October 2018 at 7pm in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre offering three different perspectives surrounding the care (or barriers to care) for our transgender communities in the Irish healthcare system.
The Conway Lecturer and Seminar Series 2018/2019 takes place in UCD Conway Lecture Theatre at 12pm on Tuesday, 30 October 2018 and will feature a presentation by Hilary Lemass, PhD (Data Protection Officer, Genomics Medicine Ireland) entitled “Health Research and GDPR: Things to Consider”.
Open to researchers, patients and members of the public interested in keeping up to date with advances in arthritis and rheumatic disease research in Ireland, the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research conference takes place on Friday 2nd November 2018 in UCD. The conference is designed to bring together multidisciplinary researchers with the aim of supporting interdisciplinary research and encouraging public involvement in research. The entire conference will be accessible to the public with all speakers conducting their presentations in Plain English.
UCD Radiography & Diagnostic Imaging in Collaboration with the Mater Private Hospital and the IAPM present an invited workshop on managing radiation in the interventional cardiology and radiology lab now and in the future. The workshop will feature Professor Stephen Balter PHD, Columbia University, New York. The workshop takes place on Tuesday 6th Nov 18 from 6:30-9pm at the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre.
Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Gatherinng Around Cancer conference which takes place on Thursday 8th & Friday 9th November 2018 in the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin.
UCD Women at STEM, a network supporting UCD women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to reach their full potential at any stage of their career, will be launched on the 12th November 2018 from 3pm to 5pm in the Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. A panel of speakers will discuss the challenges and good practices to support gender equality within academia. This event is free but registration is required.
We are delighted to invite our undergraduate students to the Summer Student Research Awards (SSRA) Programme 2019 Launch which takes place on Tues 13 Nov 18 at 5:30pm in C004, UCD Health Sciences Centre. This information session will provide prospective participants with background information on our highly popular 8-week elective research initiative.