2013 Events

Lecture : Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease

Thu, 12 December Catherine McAuley Education Centre Lecture Theatre, Mater Hospital Add to calendar

Dr Owen Ross (Mayo Clinic) will present a lecture entitled, 'Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease' on Thursday, 12 December 2013 at 13:00hrs in the Catherine McAuley Education Centre Lecture Theatre.

All Staff Welcome.

Treatment Challenges in Psychosis | Voices of Difference – Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis in Dialogue

Fri, 6 December Education & Research Centre, St Vincent's University Hospital Add to calendar

A one day interdisciplinary conference on subjective attitidues to psychosis and their implications for treatment takes place in the Education & Research Centre at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4 on Friday, 6th December 2013.  Entitled 'Treatment Challenges in Psychosis | Voices of Difference – Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis in Dialogue', this major conference features a range of national and international speakers.  It is presented by the School of Psychotherapy at St Vincent's University Hospital and St John of God Hospital. The meeting will accrue 6 CPD points awarded by the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland.

 

Systems Biology Ireland Building Launch

Thu, 5 December UCD Science Link Building Add to calendar

Minister for Research and Innovation, Mr Séan Sherlock T.D. will officially open the Systems Biology Ireland building, Phase Two of the UCD Science Link on Thurs 5th Dec 13 at 12pm.  Please note that parking will be restricted as UCD conferring ceremonies are also taking place on the same day.

UCD MR Strategy Meeting

Tue, 3 December UCD Charles Board Room Add to calendar

The next UCD Medicine Research Strategy meeting will take place on Tuesday 3rd  December 2013 from 16:30 to 18:00 at the UCD Charles Boardroom Charles Institute. Attendance is limited so booking is essential.  Please indicate your availability to ucdmr@ucd.ie only.

Great Movember Bake Off!

Tue, 26 November Conway Institute & Health Science Centre ; Other locations to be confirmed Add to calendar

The 'Great Movember Bake Off' takes place on Tuesday 26th Movember 2013 from 10am at a number of locations around the Belfield campus as part of our UCD Medicine Movember campaign. Please show your support in aid of UCD Movember campaign.

European HIV Testing Week

Fri, 22 November Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Add to calendar

Our rapid HIV screening programme is changing the way Dubliners think about knowing our HIV status. This international initiative encourages participants to get a HIV test and know your status’ for European HIV Testing Week Friday 22 to Friday 29 November 2013

UCD Infection Biology 5th Anniversary Symposium

Wed, 20 November UCD Charles Institute Add to calendar

Entitled “Challenges in human and animal infectious disease: an Irish Perspective”, the UCD Infection Biology 5th Anniversary Symposium takes place on Wednesday 20th November 2013 between 3.00-4.30pm at the UCD Charles Institute.

Speakers include Dr Darina O’Flanagan (Director of the Health Protection Surveillance Centre) and Dr Donal Sammin (Head of Veterinary Laboratories, DAFM).

Contemporary Issues in Hospital Practice (MMUH Annual Meeting)

Thu, 7 November Lecture Theatre Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre Mater Misericordiae University Hospital Nelson Street Dublin 7 Add to calendar

The Contemporary Issues in Hospital Practice (CIHP) annual meeting takes place on Thursday 7th November 2013 at the Catherine McAuley Centre, Nelson St, Dublin 7.  One of the premier annual cross-disciplinary meetings, the CIHP features presentations by

The Eoin O’Malley lecture is the honorary presentation of this annual meeting. Dr Leo Lawler, Consultant Radiologist Mater Misericordiae UniversityHospital will deliver a presentation: ‘Interventional Radiology; Empowering Change in Clinical Practice & Patient Care'

UCD Graduate Entry to Medicine Open Evening

Tue, 5 November UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

The annual graduate entry medicine open evening takes place on November 5th 2013. The evening includes: presentations from academics, presentations from current students and student support, programme overview, presentation & Q&A session with current GEM students, tour of the facilities.

Gathering Around Cancer

Thu, 17 October Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin 1 Add to calendar

Gathering around Cancer will see many of the world's leading experts in cancer research assemble in Dublin. The event will attract speakers of Irish heritage or friends of Ireland from hospitals and research centres worldwide including the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York and the Mayo Clinic.

Student Summer Research Awards Night

Thu, 3 October UCD Debating Chamber Add to calendar

On Tuesday 24th October, eight young researchers - all of whom were ranked as exceptional by the adjudication panel - were selected to compete in the final of the 2013 Summer Student Research programme. Each of the finalists will present their research at the awards night, which takes place on Thursday 3rd October at the UCD Debating Chamber. 

One Health: The Intersection between Human, Animal and Ecohealth

Mon, 23 September C005, UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

As a founding member of The One Health Commission, this lecture will convey and illustrate the importance of the convergence of human, animal, and plant health and the health of the environment.

Jack Flanagan Medal Competition in Geriatric Medicine

Wed, 18 September Education and Research Centre, St. Vincent's University Hospital Add to calendar

Students in the penultimate year of their medical studies are invited to take part in the 2013 Jack Flanagan Medal Competition in Geriatric Medicine. This year's competition will be held in UCD on Wednesday 18th September. 

Working Group Meeting & Launch of UCD Medicine Research Annual Report

Tue, 17 September UCD Charles Institute Add to calendar

UCD Medicine Research (UCD MR) is pleased to announce the agenda for the next working group meeting. Central to the meeting will be the launch of the first UCD MR annual report. The meeting takes place on 17th September at UCD Charles Institute.

Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly Ulysses Award & Lecture

Wed, 11 September UCD Conway Institute – Lecture Theatre Add to calendar

As part of UCD Conway Festival of Research & Innovation 2013, Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly is being awarded the Ulysses Medal, in recognition of his outstanding research contribution on the genetic causes of diabetes and endocrine obesity. 

U21 Health Sciences Annual Group Meeting 2013

Wed, 4 September UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

University College Dublin (UCD) will host the 2013 Universitas 21 (U21) Health Sciences Annual  Group Meeting on 2-6 September, 2013. 

Reversing End Organ Damage Through Diabetes Surgery

Mon, 26 August UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science Add to calendar

This study day, hosted by UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science is targeted towards all health care professionals interested in treating diabetes and its complications.

June Dermatology Lecture Series

Thu, 13 June Charles Institute of Dermatology Add to calendar

As part of an ongoing lecture series, the Charles Institute will host two lectures on June 13th and 14th, entitled: Differentiation as a barrier to cell transformation: a new look for an old concept, and Viruses and the Skin Immune System.

UCD Medicine Summer School

Tue, 4 June UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

During the UCD Medicine Summer School, you will receive riveting lectures from leading experts connected with the programmes, participate in interactive workshops, receive campus tours while also receiving information on the wide ranging career opportunities available to graduates.

Medicine Visiting Programme

Wed, 22 May UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

The UCD Medicine Visiting Programme offers prospective medical students the opportunity to meet academic staff and current medical students, tour UCD’s modern teaching facilities and discover practical realities of life as a medical student at UCD.

Clinical Audit and Risk Management Study Day

Sat, 18 May Health Sciences Centre, UCD Belfield Add to calendar

Clinical Audit and its association with risk management is a regular and recurring feature of the local and national healthcare agenda. With this in mind UCD will host a study day with a view to sharing information, experience and expertise related to this area.

Neuroimaging Study Day: Clinical & Research Applications

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

This study day, targeted towards early stage researchers, healthcare professionals and students, explores the clinical and research applications of neuroimaging. The study day will  include a particular focus on dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

International Melanoma Workshop 2013

Wed, 8 May UCD Conway Institute Add to calendar

UCD Conway Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research in association with UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology is delighted to present details of the International Melanoma Workshop 2013.

UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion

Fri, 3 May UCD Health Sciences Centre Add to calendar

The School is looking forward to welcoming the graduating classes of 1953, 1958, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003 to the UCD Health Sciences Centre to celebrate the annual alumni reunion. The event will include a CME-accredited scientific meeting and a formal social event and dinner at O'Reilly Hall, UCD.

Innovations in Colorectal Cancer

Fri, 19 April Catherine McAuley Education Centre, Nelson St, D7 Add to calendar

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital will host a conference entitled 'Innovations in Colorectal Cancer' on Friday 19th April 2013. The conference brings together experts from the United States, Ireland and the United Kingdom.

Graduate Courses in Healthcare - Open Evening

Thu, 18 April Catherine McAuley Centre, Nelson St, D7 Add to calendar

UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science is pleased to announce a graduate open evening for hospital doctors, general pracitioners, healthcare managers and radiographers. The open evening will take place on 18th April 2013 from 18.00-20.00. All are welcome.

Annual Dragons' Den Business Evening

Thu, 18 April Catherine McAuley Centre, Nelson St, D7 Add to calendar

A core component of our acclaimed Management Programme for Clinicians, course participants will pitch innovative healthcare / business ideas as part of a ‘Dragons' Den’ business evening. The evening follows a graduate courses open evening. All are welcome.

Inaugural Lecture: Series in Connected Health

Tue, 2 April C006, Health Science Centre Add to calendar

To inaugurate the UCD Health Sciences Lecture Series on Connected Health, Dr Regina Connolly of Dublin City University, will deliver a lecture on Business Models for Connected Health, followed by a panel discussion.

Paediatric Study Day - Considerations and Concerns

Sat, 2 March UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science Add to calendar

This study day takes place on Saturday 2nd March 2013, 09.00-17.00, and presents an incredible opportunity for radiographers, radiologists, nurses and nursing, radiography and medical students interested in the area of Paediatric Imaging.

Annual Head & Neck Conference on Salivary Gland Malignancy

Fri, 22 February Old Lecture Theatre, St Vincent's University Hospital Add to calendar

The 3rd annual Head & Neck Conference on Salivary Gland Malignancy will take place on Friday 22nd February 2013 at St Vincent's University Hospital. Professor Aongus Curran, facilitator of the conference is pleased to announce Professor Jonathan C Irish MD MSc FRCSC FACS, as the guest speaker.

INMED 2013: Scientific Meeting

Thu, 21 February University College Dublin Add to calendar

University College Dublin is proud to host the 6th scientific meeting of the Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) from Thursday 21st February to Friday 22nd February 2013.

UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology Journal Club

Mon, 28 January UCD Charles Institute Add to calendar

The UCD Charles Institute journal club aims to create a forum for discussing dermatology research on every second Monday, in the UCD Charles Institute seminar room. We have initially organised a series of meetings for researchers to introduce their own current and recent work or to summarise a specific topic. 

Multi-functional Biomaterials for Skin Wound Healing and Gene Therapy

Wed, 23 January UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology Add to calendar

UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology is pleased to announce details of its January seminar series, which includes a public lecture: Multi-functional Biomaterials for Skin Wound Healing and Gene Therapy (Dr Wenxin Wang).

Clinical Commencement / White Coat Ceremony

Tue, 22 January O'Reilly Hall, UCD Add to calendar

The annual UCD Clinical Commencement / White Coat Ceremony - an event that marks the progression of our medical students to full-time clinical education - will take place on Tuesday 22nd January 2013.