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 were delighted to welcome students from Tallaght Community School to a Summer School that took place on Monday 20th - Thursday 23rd August 2018, at the UCD Conway Institute. The event provided our guests with an insight into scientific research that 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.
The UCD Centre for Ethics in Public Life and the Mind Association present an international, inter-disciplinary conference bringing together different viewpoints on ethical, philosophical and legal issues arising at the end of human life at both UCD and TCD.
The UCD Intern Training Network and the Mater Postgraduate Training Department in association with the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland host the 2019 RAMI Intern Study Day to be held on Saturday 2nd February 2019. This popular event welcomes medical interns from across all six Irish Medicine Intern Training Networks to showcase original clinical research conducted across Ireland through oral and poster presentations.
The RAMI Bronze Medal will be awarded to the best presentation and all abstracts will be published as a supplement in the Irish Journal of Medical Science.
The 2019 Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony will take place on the evening of Wednesday 13th February 2019 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, O'Reilly Hall.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Research Centre (BREAST-PREDICT) invite scientists, clinicians, patient advocates and other stakeholders to a mini-symposium on Current Approaches to Risk Assessment and Management in Breast Cancer which takes place on Tues 12 Feb 19 from 10:30-14:00 at UCD Conway Institute. Attendance is free but registration is required.
Prof Patrick Rensen (Leiden University Medical Center) will present a guest seminar entitled 'Therapeutic Potential of Brown Fat in Cardiometabolic Disease' on Wed 20 Feb 19 at 9:00am in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre. All welcome.
The College hosts an inaugural Graduate Research Student symposium on Thursday 14th March 2019. Abstract are now invited by Wednesday 16th January 2019.
The School of Medicine, School of Nursing and School of Public Health are hosting a coffee morning on Friday, 8th March 2018 at 11:00am in Kevin Barry Gallery, UCD Charles Institute as part of the College of Health and Agricultural Sciences celebration of International Women’s Day 2019. All welcome.
Now in its third year, Healthy Eating Week is back for 2019 bigger than ever! From Monday, 25 to Thursday 28 February, UCD O’ Brien Centre for Science will be the hub for Healthy Eating Week, brought to you by Campus Services, UCD Nutrition Society and Healthy UCD.
The 4th World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes takes place from 8th - 10th April 2019 at the Hilton Midtown, New York City. Further details from www.wcitd.com.
Join us for our 2nd annual ‘Get Sun Smarter’ awareness event, 11am – 2pm on 9th & 10th April in the O’Brien Centre for Science East, UCD. This free event is open to all UCD students and staff and will include presentations on the latest melanoma research findings.
The FSEM Dublin Journal Club will take place on Wed 10th April 19, in St Vincent’s University Hospital (Old Lecture Theatre). This session co-ordinated by Prof John Ryan and Dr Stephen Gilmartin will run from 7.30pm to 9.30pm, and is approved by FSEM for 4 internal CPD credits.
Save the Date : The John Fitzpatrick Irish Genitourinary Cancer Conference 2019 takes place at the Aviva Stadium Conference Centre on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April 2019. More details to follow.
The Rare Disease Research Partnership (RAinDRoP) 2019 Workshop is a unique opportunity to influence future research into Rare Disease. The event takes place on Thursday 4th April 2019 from 8:30am until 5:00pm at the UCD Student Centre.
All Science students are invited to attend an event showcasing the merits of pursuing a major undergraduate degree in Physiology on Friday 5th April 2019 from 1:00-3:00pm in C115, UCD Health Sciences Centre.
The UCD / SVUH Centre for Colorectal Disease hold an information evening entitled 'Relevance of Pathology in Lynch Syndrome' in the Old Lecture Theatre, St Vincent's University Hospital on 4th April 2019 from 7pm to 8:30pm.
CSTAR and HRB-TMRN host an interactive workshop entitled 'Effective Transfer of Knowledge & Skills for the Conduct of Clinical Trials' on 11th April 2019, 9:00 – 12:30 in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
INMED and itEACH host a joint collaborative meeting on training healthcare professionals to provide patient-centred care on Frid 12th April 19 from 11am-4pm in the National Maternity Hopsital Campus, 65-66 Mount Street.
Our SBBS colleagues invite you to this year's ENGAGE Finals which tak
Dr. Amy Koterbay will be giving a talk on Comparative Oncology, specifically the future of the field to kcik off the UCD One Health Research Group's annual One Health Week. The talk commences at 6pm on Monday 1st April 2019 in Vet115.
CSTAR and HRB-TMRN host an interactive workshop entitled 'An Overview of Approaches for Managing Missing Data in Clinical Trials' on 11th April 2019, 14:00 – 16:30 in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The second annual 'Get Sun Smarter' awareness event will take place on April 9th & 10th. This event will include an information stand in the O'Brien Centre for Science, guidance on how to protect your skin from the Sun and a talk by Consultant Dermatologist Dr Patrick Ormand.
The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems host a two-day Systematic Review Course for Researchers and Research Students on Wed 17th and Wed 24th April 2019 from 10:00-15:30 each day in Seminar Room L242, UCD Sutherland School of Law. Attendance is free but registration is essential.
The UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems host a two-day Systematic Review Course for Researchers and Research Students on Wed 17th and Wed 24th April 2019 from 10:00-15:30 each day in Seminar Room L242, UCD Sutherland School of Law. Attendance is free but registration is essential.
A HRB Trials Methodology Research Network workshop entitled "methodological considerations in digital health behaviour change research: design, implementation, and evaluation in the context of randomised trials" by Prof Thomas Ward (DCU) and Dr Marta Marques (UCL) takes place on Friday, 26th April 26th, 09:00-14:00 at School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU.
UCD School of Medicine's Child and Adolescent Psychiatry research group will be holding a dissemination event to mark the end of their MILESTONE study. This project focuses on optimising the transition from child to adult mental health services on an EU wide scale. Attendees will learn the results of the study and will partake in an interactive discussion around the research findings. Tickets are free, but registration is essential.
Prof John Crown will present a lecture entitled 'The New World of Cancer Therapy' on Friday 10th May 2019 at 1:00pm in the UCD Catherine McAuley Lecture Theatre as part of the IEHG Academic Health Science Centre Lecture Series.
Prof Donal Brennan will present a lecture entitled 'The Future of Academic Oncology - Is It Viable?' on Friday 17th May 2019 at 1pm in the UCD Lecture Theatre, St Vincent's University Hospital as part of the IEHG Academic Health Science Centre Lecture Series.
Join us in celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day with a series of videos launched by Professor Grace Mulcahy, Chair of the UCD Widening Participation Committee, at 1pm on 16th May 2019 at the UCD Access & Lifelong Learning Centre.
The UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion 2019 will take place on Friday 17th May 2019 in the O'Reilly Hall, Belfield, UCD. This year we are welcoming the Classes of 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2009 and the Class of 2018.
The third annual Mind Reading 2019 event takes place on Friday 17th May 2019 at St Anne's College, Oxford. This one-day programme of talks and workshops will bring together literary and humanities scholars with service users and practitioners in the field of child and adolescent mental health.
Save the Date: A HRB Trials Methodology Research Network workshop entitled 'Thinking Qualitatively in Healthcare & Trial Methodology Research takes place in NUI Galway on Thursday 30th and Friday 31st May 2019.
Prof Timothy Lynch will present a lecture entitled 'The Benefit of Academic Medicine' on Wednesday 21st May 2019 at 12:00 noon in the UCD Conway Lecture Theatre as part of the IEHG Academic Health Science Centre Lecture Series.
The UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology Seminar Series kicks off with a presentation by Prof Eugene Healy (Uni of Southampton) on Wednesday 29th May 2019 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. The series is intended to give clinicians, research students, medical students and others access to the latest developments in scientific and clinical dermatology research. The series will be web streamed for those who are unable to attend in person but we encourage your participation. All are welcomed.
Dr Rhona Mahony will present a lecture entitled 'Born in Ireland. Delivering the Future' on Friday 31st May 2019 at 1:00pm in the Education Research Centre Lecture Hall, St Vincent's University Hospital as part of the IEHG Academic Health Science Centre Lecture Series.
The UCD Medicine Graduation Ceremony will take place on June 6th 2019.
The 2018/2019 Academic Interns will present their work at a Showcase event on 13th June 2019. Further details to follow.
AIIHPC host a seminar on 'Designing and Developing Technologies for Palliative Care on 12th June 2019 from 9am in the Ashling Hotel Dublin. The aim of this event is to stimulate innovative research into technology that can support people with life-limiting conditions and would be interesting for health, engineering and science researchers.
Join us on Saturday 8 June 2019 for one day of celebration, discovery, innovation and creativity. Featuring a packed programme of over 100 free events, the UCD Festival brings you behind the scenes at Ireland’s Global University for one day.
A UCD SVHG Translational Medicine symposium takes place on Fri 7th June 19 at the Lecture Theatre, Education & Research Centre of St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. All welcome.
Dr Julie Thornton, Director of the Centre for Skin Sciences at the University of Bradford, will present a seminar entitled 'Can sunshine heal your wounds?' on Wednesday 5th June 2019 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The 4th UCD Festival takes place on Saturday 8th June 2019 from 12 noon all across the UCD Belfield campus. This free event invites you to open your mind and let loose your imagination with a range of science, culture, discovery, family fun, sports, arts, culture and much much more. Hope to see you there!
The final HepCare Europe HCV Masterclass ‘NOHep- Towards Elimination’ which will be held on the June 19th 2019 in the Catherine McAuley Research Centre, 21 Nelson St, Dublin 7. Registration and catering will be available on the evening from 5.30 pm with the Masterclass scheduled to start promptly @ 6.30pm.
The School of Psychotherapy at St Vincent's University Hospital host an open evening for those interested in the UCD Psychotherapy programmes to learn more about the programmes from faculty members. The event takes place from 6-8pm on Tuesday 18th June 2019 at the School of Psychotherapy in St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin.
Prof Brian Kirby (SVUH) will presenta seminar entitled 'Targetted Therapies for Psoriasis - The End is Nigh?' from 12-1pm on Wednesday 19th June 2019 in the Seminar Room, UCD Charles Institute, Belfield.
Conferring of Degrees in Radiography (Undergraduate) and Diagnostic Imaging (Postgraduate) takes place in UCD O'Reilly Hall on Friday 14th June 2019 at 11am.
The third annual HMRG European HIV Seminars 2019 takes place on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June 2019 at the Mater Misericoridae University Hospital. This two day event comprises a series of seminars delivered by international key opinion leaders in the field covering recent advances relevant to patient care.
A HRB-TMRN Workshop entitled 'Correctly Reporting Your Clinical Trial' takes place on Friday 28th June 2019 at the UCD Clinical Research Centre, UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre.
Prof Edel O’Toole (Bart’s & London School of Medicine and Dentistry) will present a seminar entitled “The Palmoplantar Keratodermas?” on Fri 28 June 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
To celebrate Pride 2019, the UCD College of Health & Agricultural Sciences are hosting an event at 11am Thursday 27th June 2019 in the foyer of the Veterinary Sciences Centre. All welcome.
A HRB-TMRN Workshop entitled 'An Introduction to N-of-1 Study Design, Conduct and Analysis in Health Research' takes place on Thursday 4th July 2019 from 10am at the School of Psychology, NUI Galway.
A series of presentations by candidates being considered under the UCD Ad Astra Fellowship scheme will take place on Wed 10 July 19 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Seminar Room, 1st Floor, UCD Charles Institute. All academic staff are welcome to attend.
A series of presentations by candidates being considered under the UCD Ad Astra Fellowship scheme will take place on Wed 17 July 19 from 9:00am - 12:00pm in the Seminar Room, 1st Floor, UCD Charles Institute. All academic staff are welcome to attend.
UCL Institue of Opthalmology will be running an Opthalmology Summer School in July 2019. This course is aimed at medical stuents, junior doctors and others who are considering a career in opthalmology.
Prof Alan Irvine (TCD, St James’ Hospital) will present on Wed 17 July 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room a seminar entitled “Repurposing Drugs for Eczema”.
Our Clinical Education Induction & Skills Course 2019 takes place on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th July 2019 in H2.38, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science Hub. Led by our Associate Dean for Programmes and Educational Innovation, this important training orientates our clinical educators to our teaching programmes and ongoing School clinical education research.
Prof Michael Thompson (Chemistry & Biomaterials, University of Toronto) will present a seminar entitled 'Prevention of Bacterial Adhesion on Medical-grade Polymers by Covalent Surface Modification' on Thursday 1st August 2019.
Timing and venue to be advised.
The Watersports Inclusion Games 2019 takes place in Kinsale in 24th and 25th August 2019 for people of all abilities/disabilities. The event is free and equipment and support is provided by the organisers to individuals and clubs working with people with disabilities. The event organiser would also welcome volunteer participants.
The next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series takes plaec on Wed 28 Aug 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. Dr David Baeza will give a presentation entitled "Artificial Lighting. Blue light and Chronodisruption".
The next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series takes place on Wed 4 Sept 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. Dr Majella Lane will present a seminar entitled 'Skin health and the importance of topical formulation design?'.
Celebrating their six yers of collaborative research, the Irish Cancer Society-funded BREAST-PREDICT group host a research symposium entitled 'Precision Oncology - From Discovery to Implementation' on Tues 3rd Sept 19 at the UCD Conway Institute.
An information morning on Lynch Syndrome takes place on 13th September 2019 at the Education & Research Centre, St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. All welcome.
The next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series takes plaec on Wed 11 Sept 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. Prof Ulla Knaus will present a seminar entitled 'ROS/NADPH oxidases and what we know about ROS/Nox/antioxidants in skin and Melanoma'.
The UCD-MMUH Surgery team open their doors again to the public as part of the city's Culture Night. Join the team and learn some surgical skills in the original 1861 building where the wounded of 1916 were operated on by candle light.
Prof James Smyth (Virginia Tech University) will present on his research on Tues 17 Sept 19 at 12pm in the UCD Conway Lecture Theatre. prof smyth's presentation is entitled 'found in translation; rna impacts intercellular communication to elicit distinct pathologies from cancer to cardiac disease'. A UCD Microbiology graduate, Prof Smyth has moved into ion channel trafficking research during his career with research now applied to solve real life problems in cardiology and cancer biology research.
Prof Emma Teeling (UCD Centre for Bat Research) will present a seminar as part of the Rheumatology Research Seminar Series on Fri 20 Sept 19 at 3pm in the iHub Theatre, UCD Conway Institute. Anyone with an interest in rheumatology research or patient care is very welcome to attend.
The UCD Conway Research Festival 2019 takes place on Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th September 2019 at UCD Conway Institute and UCD Charles Institute.
The 5th annual Veneous Thromboembolism (VTE 2019) Conference takes place from the 25th to 27th September 2019 in the Hogan Mezzanine Suite at Croke Park, Dublin.
The 2019 Annual Summer Student Research Awards take place on Wed 25th Sept 19 from 17:00-21:00 in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. A highlight of our academic calendar, the SSRA Awards celebrates research activities by our undergraduate students.
Ms Angela Tysall (HSE) will present on the HSE Open Disclosure Policy at the MMUH Surgery Grand Rounds on Wed 25th Sept 19 at 8am in the UCD Catherine McAuley Centre, Nelson Street.
Dr Emer Duffy (Dublin City University) will present the next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series on Wed 2 Oct 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. Dr Duffy's presentation will be entitled 'Sniffing the barrier - Probing skin function through the volatile footprint'.
People with rheumatoid arthritis have shared their experiences of living with the condition in a new photographic exhibition to be launched in The Chocolate Factory Art Centre on Sat 28 Sept 19 and wll be exhibited in the Whitty Wing, Mater Hospital from Mon - Fri 14th-18th October. Admission Free.
Dr Rhona Mahony, Executive Director of the Women and Children’s Clinical Academic Directorate, Ireland East Healthcare Group will share her approach to leadership, re-framing the conversation on women’s health followed by a World Café on gender equality and inclusion.
Our clinical partners in the Mater Hospital and Thrombosis Ireland are currently touring an important public health awareness campaign to raise awareness of venous thromboembolism (‘StopTheClot’ campaign). As part of this campaign, the tour will stop in Belfield on Tuesday 8th October 2019 from 9am to 12pm, in the Quadrant between the UCD Student Centre and UCD Health Sciences Centre.
The first All School meeting of the Academic Year 2019/2020 takes place on Tues 8 Oct 19 from 2-3pm in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre. All staff are welcome and are encouraged to attend.
This workshop, hosted by The Patient Voice in Cancer Research - About Us (PVCR) and the National Biobank Working Group, is specifically for patients and their families. The workshop seeks the public’s input into the development of documents that will be used by research teams nationally when asking people to take part in health research biobanks.
The UCD EU Research Office will host an event focused on the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) funding programme from 10.30am to 1pm on the 17th October 2019.
Dr Ricardo Segurado (UCD Public Health) will present a seminar entitled 'Should We Retire Statistical Significance?' at 2:15pm on Friday 18th October 2019 in A004, UCD Health Sciences Centre. Note Change of Venue.
High Court judge, the Hon. Judge Kevin Cross will present a lecture entitled 'Medical Negligence - A View from the Bench' on Wed 16 Oct 19 from 6:15pm in Lecture Theatre C007, UCD Health Sciences Centre. The lecture will be followed by an open discussion.
Prof Dr Eva Peters (UKGM) will present the next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series on Wed 30 Oct 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The 2nd Annual Collaborative Approach to Arthritis and Rheumatic Disease Research conference takes place on Friday 1st November 2019 at St Andrew's Resource & Community Centre, Westland Row. Pearse St.
Prof Ciarán Morrison (NUI Galway) will present a seminar entitled 'Centrosome Proteins That Link Primary Ciliogenesis and the DNA Damage Response' on Wednesday 23rd Oct 19 at 12pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The Global University: Ethnic and Race Diversity and Inclusion in Higher Education and Research with Dr Nicola Rollock, Tuesday 22nd October 12:30-2pm
The Arthritis Research Coalition Biobank initiative takes place on Thurs 24th Oct 19 in the Morrison Hotel, Dublin from 4-6pm.
The National Forum on Integrated Care in Ireland takes place in UCD O'Reilly Hall on 6th November 2019.
Dr Alexander Gimelbrant (Associate Professor of Genetics, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School) will present as SBI Special Seminar on Monday 4th November 2019 at 11am in UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
Prof Anne-Marie Tobin (TCD, Tallaght Hospital) will present the next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series on Wed 13 Nov 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room entitled 'From Bed to Bench'.
We cordially invite our graduates to a drinks reception in the recently opened UCD University Club overlooking the lake on the Belfield campus. Our alumni will have an opportunity to meet each other in a convivial environment, hear about the priorities in the School and enjoy the University Club which alumni can now join as founder members.
The UCD Intern Career Advice Day will take place on Sat 9 Nov 2019 in the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre. Helping to prepare interns for BST applications, the event will include a series of keynote talks and mock interview practice sessions land will have representation from RCSI, RCPI & the ICGP.
The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School in association with Perrigo present the Laurence Crowley Lecture by Prof Mariana Mazzucato (UCL, London) entitled 'A Mission-Oriented Approach to Health Innovation'.
Our Graduate Entry Medicine Open Evening 2019 will take place on Thursday 14th November 2019 from 5:15pm in UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield. All welcome. Registration recommended.
Our Student Summer Research Awards 2020 will be launched on Tuesday 12th November at 5:30pm in the Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. All students interested in undertaking this research elective are welcomed to attend.
The next Medical Education Journal Club and Research Group will be at 1pm on 22nd October in the Medicine Boardroom. This meeting will be lead by Dr Katherine Howell where she will present on ‘’Students' awareness and experience of research in the undergraduate medicine curriculum in UCD’.
- Hunt for the Auto-Antigens
- 1500h Fri 15/Nov
- iHub Theatre, Conway Bldg (ground floor room G026)
- Speaker: Prof. Des Tobin (UCD Charles Institute)
- All welcome; no registration required
A light lunch and woodland walk, led by Brian Mullins (UCD Director of Health Promotion) will take place to mark International Men's Day 2019 on Tues 19th Nov 19 from 12:45pm in the Kevin Barry Gallery, UCD Charles Institute. All are welcome.
The Ireland East Hospital Group Academic Health Sciences Centre Lecture Series continues in November & December 2019 with a Cancer focus on Thurs 21st Nov 19 at 12 noon in SVUH.
Dr Aoife Lally (SVUH) will present the next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series entitled 'Skin Cancer in Immunosuppressed Patients : the Evolving Picture' on Wed 27 Nov 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The UCD Surgical Society Conference entitled 'Stepping Up to the Table' takes place on the 30th Nov 19 at 6pm in St Vincent's University Hospital. A Call for Abstracts is now open.
A UCD Medicine / ADHD Ireland seminar for General Practitioners entitled 'ADHD in General Practice' takes place on Thursday 28th November 2019 at 6pm in UCD Health Sciences Centre. Presented by Assoc. Prof. Blánaid Gavin, the seminar will address how to assess and treat patients with ADHD. The event is accredited for 2 external CPD credits.
The Ireland East Hospital Group Academic Health Sciences Centre Lecture Series continues in November & December 2019 with a focus on Systems Biology. Prof Walter Kolch will present on Thurs 28th Nov 19 at 1pm noon in MMUH.
This interactive 2-hour workshop to practically support working parents in their team and balance the needs of individuals with working at UCD will take place on Thurs 28th Nov 19 from 10am - 12pm.
The Ireland East Hospital Group Academic Health Sciences Centre Lecture Series continues in December 2019 with a presentation by Prof Helen Heneghan on Tues 3rd Dec 19 at 1pm in the UCD Conway Institute.
Staff are invited to a lunchtime seminar entitled 'Being an Ally for LGBT+ Staff and Students' on Wed 4th Dec 19 from 12:30 - 14:00.
Irish Association of Pharmacology 20th Annual Meeting will take place on Saturday, 30th Nov 19 from 12:00 noon – 5:00pm at the Clinical Science Institute, NUI Galway. A Call for Abstracts is now open.
All UCD Alumni and their families are invited to experience MoLI, the newly-opened Museum of Literature Ireland on Saturday 7th December as a guest of the University. Admission is free for all UCD Alumni on this day.
The UCD College of Science EDI Committee are holding an event entitled 'Gender & Beyond : Overcoming Unconscious Bias in Science & Research' on Friday 6th Dec 19 from 1:30 - 3:00pm in B004, Computer Science Building. Great opportunity to hear from a panel of local and international experts on recognising our own behaviours that hinder equality and diversity in science.
A Research Symposium for all researchers in the School and our affiliated hospitals will take place on Thurs 5th Dec 19 in UCD Health Sciences Centre. A Call for Abstracts has been issued with a closing date of 15 Nov 19.
In the next Medical Education Journal Club & Research Meering, Dr Grace Ryan will present on 'Investigating the Use of Virtual and Augmented Reality in Medical Education : A Randomised Control Trial' on Tuesday 10th December 2019 at 1pm in the UCD Medicine Boardroom.
Dr Dmitri Wall (St James' Hospital) will present the next seminar in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar series on Wed 11 Dec 19 from 12-1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room entitled 'Alopecia current therapeutic options'.
The Ireland East Hospital Group Academic Health Sciences Centre Lecture Series continues in December 2019 with a presentation by Prof Owen Smith on Thurs 12th Dec 19 at 1pm in Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre, MMUH.
Dr Nicola Ambrose (Blackrock Clinic) presented the final UCD Rheumatology Research Seminar of this semester on Friday 13th Dec 19 at 3pm in UCD Conway Institute.
Dr Paul Brennan (Head, Genetics at IARC/WHO) will present a seminar entitled 'What can whole genome sequences of tumours tell us about the causes of cancer?' on Mon 13th Jan 2020 at 1pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room.
The next presentation in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Series entitled 'Molecular Mechanisms in the Early Phases of Scleroderma (Multifactorial autoimmune skin disease) will be given by Dr Jacobo Elies PhD (University of Bradford) on Wed 15th Jan 20 at 12pm in the UCD Charles Institute Seminar Room. All welcome.