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PhD student, Dearbhla Lenehan is announced as the 2016 UCD Conway Festival gold medal recipient for her research on the interactions between platelets and bacteria during the inflammatory response to bloodstream infections known as sepsis. Pictured is Dearbhla receiving her award from Dr Gerard Manning, Genentech Inc.
The NovaUCD 2016 Innovation Award was presented to Professor Kevin O’Connor, by UCD President, Professor Andrew J. Deeks, during an event held at NovaUCD, the Centre for New Ventures and Entrepreneurs. Professor O’Connor is a leading green technologies researcher and innovator whose interests include research into the development of biodegradable polymers, methods of improving the recycling of plastic and other materials i.e. upcycling, and the transformation of waste products and industrial side streams into value added products. Pictured is Prof O'Connor(right) with the out-going Head of School, Dr Keith Murphy.
Awareness for Diabetes (15/04/2016)
Sean Kirwan, a recent graduate of MSc in Biotechnology and also BSc in Pharmacology in UCD, is carrying out a Knowledge Exchange Dissemination Scheme (KEDS) funded by the Health Research Board (HRB) in collaboration with UCD and ICON plc. Sean is currently working with Firecrest (a division of ICON plc based in Limerick), creating 3D animated videos based on diabetes. Take a look at one of Sean’s videos here. These videos are designed to target a wide range of audiences including patients, students and laypeople interested in learning about diabetes and their related complications.