2018 Events

Biobanking Seminar & Debate

Thu, 11 January Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre, UCD Catherine McAuley Research Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin Add to calendar

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.

RAMI Intern Study Day

Sat, 27 January Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Nelson Street, Dublin 7 Add to calendar

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. 

Student Medical Summit 2018

Sat, 3 February UCD O'Brien Centre for Science Add to calendar

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.

INMED 2018

Wed, 7 February University College Cork Add to calendar

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?'.

Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony 2018

Fri, 9 February UCD O'Reilly Hall Add to calendar

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.

Autism Spectrum Disorder Masterclass

Thu, 15 February C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

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.

Capacity, Consent and Medical Treatment Seminar

Thu, 15 February The Merrion Hotel, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin 2 Add to calendar

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.

Ideas for Change 2018

Thu, 1 March C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

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?”

Aongus J. Curran Memorial Head & Neck Oncology Conference 2018

Fri, 9 March Old Lecture Theatre, St. Vincent's University Hospital Add to calendar

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.

Events Cancelled

Wed, 28 February Belfield & Clinical Sites Add to calendar

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.

UCD Perinatal Research Centre Launch

Thu, 15 March National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin Add to calendar

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.

The Resolution of Inflammation in Health and Disease

Sat, 24 March RDS, Dublin Add to calendar

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.

GL Brown Prize Lecture | Dr Rachel M. Tribe

Wed, 4 April C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

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.

Rare Disease Symposium

Thu, 3 May George Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science Add to calendar

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.

Sensible Everyday Living

Wed, 9 May Conference Room, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6. Add to calendar

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

UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion 2018

Fri, 11 May UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield Add to calendar

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. 

Cancer Imaging: from Molecules to Humans

Thu, 17 May UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre Add to calendar

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.

BREAST-PREDICT Seminar

Wed, 30 May UCD Conway Lecture Theatre Add to calendar

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. 

UCD Medical Education Journal Club

Tue, 5 June UCD Medicine Board Room, 2nd Floor, UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

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. 

The Quest for Better Behaviour in Science

Wed, 6 June Webstream from NUIG Available in Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre, UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Nelson Street, Dublin 7. Add to calendar

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.

Patient Voice in Arthritis Research

Thu, 7 June UCD Conway Institute Add to calendar

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.

Patient Voice in Diabetes Research

Wed, 13 June UCD Charles Institute Add to calendar

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

Mon, 18 June University of Birmingham Add to calendar

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.

HMRG European HIV Seminars 2018

Fri, 22 June Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre Add to calendar

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.

Exploring Advances in Multiple Sclerosis

Fri, 6 July RCPI, No. 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Add to calendar

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 Opportunity to Eliminate HPV Cancers Conference

Mon, 9 July RCPI, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2 Add to calendar

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.

UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre Summer School 2018

Mon, 20 August UCD Conway Institute Add to calendar

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.

Golden & Diamond Jubilee Reunion Celebration 2018

Fri, 21 September Conservatory, O'Reilly Hall Add to calendar

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

SSRA 2018 Poster Competition

Tue, 18 September To be confirmed Add to calendar

The Student Summer Research Awards 2018 Poster Competition will take place on the evening of Tuesday, 18th September 2018.  Further details to follow.

UCD Centre in Translational Oncology

Fri, 21 September UCD O'Brien Centre for Science Add to calendar

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.

Patient Voice in Cancer Research

Fri, 21 September UCD Conway Institute Add to calendar

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.

Launch of UCD Centre in Translational Oncology

Fri, 21 September UCD O'Brien Centre for Science Add to calendar

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.

60 years since the discovery of Burkitt Lymphoma

Mon, 24 September Stanley Quek Lecture Theatre, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute 152-160 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 Add to calendar

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.