News & Opinion

2024

Best Education Outreach award for UCD Conway & Systems Biology Ireland
The collaborative EPE team running education and public engagment initiatives including the Amgen Biotech Experience and the CuriosiTY work experience programme were recognised at the 2024 Education Awards.  

Founders of ATXA Therapeutics and EpiCapture receive innovation awards
Conway Fellows, Professor Therese Kinsella and Associate Professor Antoinette Perry are named as recipients of the 2024 NovaUCD’s innovation awards, recognising their successes in commercialisation of UCD research in the areas of cardiopulmonary disease and high grade cancers, including prostate cancer.

Managing menopause treatment for cancer patients
This review led by Prof. Donal Brennan is published in The Lancet ahead of International Women's Day on March 08. 

UCD researchers and patient partners honoured at ICS Research Awards 2024
People involved in ground-breaking research projects around the country were honoured at the Irish Cancer Society Research Awards on Friday, February 23rd at Regent House, Trinity College Dublin.

SFI Discover award for Institute art/science collaboration between researchers, patient partners and women from minority communities.
Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, and Minister for Education, Norma Foley TD, have announced a €5 million investment in 38 projects to create greater public awareness of the impact of STEM on society and everyday life, generate opportunities for dialogue and encouraging diversity in STEM-related disciplines.

Three Conway Fellows receive awards as part of collaborative partnership grants between UCD and Northeastern University
UCD and Northeastern University have extended their longstanding partnership with undergraduate education to research and doctoral education with the aim of strengthening their shared focus on global challenges in healthcare.

Finalist in 2023 UCD Research Impact Case Study competition
Professor William Gallagher, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and UCD Conway Institute is named as a finalist in the 2023 UCD Research Impact Case Study competition for OncoMark: avoiding unnecessary chemotherapy in breast cancer patients