2014 Events

Thursday 8th May 2014, 2:00pm - 5:00pm at C004,UCD Health Science Centre

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All School Meeting incorporating Visit to School by President Prof Andrew Deeks

All School Staff Meeting will take place on Thursday 8th May 2014 from 2:00 - 5:00pm in C004, UCD Health Science Centre. This meeting will  incorporate the first visit to the School by new UCD President, Professor Andrew Deeks.  We are delighted to welcome the President to the School and look forward to showcasing a selection of the School's current education and research activities. The meeting will conclude with a staff reception in the Kevin Barry Gallery, UCD Charles Institute.





2:00 – 2:05

Welcomes & Introductions

Mr Paul Harkin, Director of Strategic Development

2:05 – 2:30

School Overview

Prof Patrick Murray,

Dean of Medicine & Head of School


2:30 – 2:45

Education Priorities

Dr Jason Last,

Associate Dean, Programmes & Educational Innovation

2:45 – 2:55

Clinical Training

Dr Suzanne Donnelly,

Consultant Rheumatologist / Director of Clinical Education

2:55 – 3:05

Student Research Initiatives

Dr Amanda McCann,

Senior Lecturer / Chair, SSRA Committee

3:05 – 3:15

Educational Partnership with Industry

Dr Peter Doran,

Senior Lecturer / Director, UCD Clinical Research Centre


3:15 – 3:30

Research Priorities

Prof Paul McLoughlin,

Deputy Head of School / Head, Biomedical Sciences

3:30 – 3:40

Diabetes & Obesity Research

Prof Catherine Godson,

Professor of Molecular Medicine / Director, DCRC

3:40 – 3:50

Hypoxia & Transcription Regulation

Prof Cormac Taylor

Associate Professor & UCD Conway Fellow

3:50 – 4:00

Maternal & Fetal Health

Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe

Consultant / Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, NMH

4:00 – 4:10

Clinical Research in the Critically Ill

Prof Alistair Nichol

Consultant / Professor of Critical Care Medicine, SVUH


4:15 – 4:45

Open Forum – Q&A

Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD President


5:00 -

All staff are invited to a reception which will be held in the Kevin Barry Gallery, UCD Charles Institute

Timings are indicative and may be subject to change.

RVSP: We would appreciate if you could confirm your availability here