A milestone in Ireland’s role as an international partner in medical education was reached today, with the conferral of the 1000th student from Penang Medical College (PMC), a joint venture between Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and University College Dublin (UCD).
On June 6th 2013, 177 undergraduate and graduate entry students of medicine were conferred with degrees. The ceremony, which took place at O'Reilly Hall, Belfield, also saw the awarding of honorary degrees to Tom Lynch and Professor Charlie Serhan.
The School is delighted to announce details of PhD studentships, available in rheumatology, working with Prof Gerry Wilson, and in reproductive medicine, with Prof Sabine Koelle.
University College Dublin will lead a €1.7M European project focused on bringing novel melanoma diagnostics towards the clinic. The lead coordinator of the programme of Professor William Gallagher.
Women who are socio-economically disadvantaged are 42% more likely than those in the highest income group to be obese following childbirth, according to researchers at University College Dublin (UCD) and the Economic & Social Research Institute (ESRI).
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.
The School was delighted to host, from March-May 2013, two exchange students from the University of Queensland. Jessica Page and Kaitlyn Mullane took electives in radiology, obstetrics, endocrinology and forensic and legal medicine.
More than 150 fourth and fifth year second-level students joined us on Tuesday 4th June for the UCD Medicine Summer School. Attendees at the sold-out event experienced a programme that included mini-lectures from academics, interactive presentations and talks from current students.
In recognition of his outstanding achievements in science, Professor Cormac Taylor, UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science, has been elected to the ranks of the Royal Irish Academy. This is the highest academic honour in Ireland.