Applications are invited for the Ambrose Bermingham Medal in Anatomy. Closing date for applications is Thursday, 15th June 2017 with the examination taking place on Tuesday 20th June 2017.
The 2017 UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion took place on Friday 12th May 2017 at the UCD Health Sciences Centre, Belfield followed by a Gala Diner later in the evening at the Conrad Hotel, Earlsfort Terrace. We were delighted to welcome back over 200 alumni from the UCD Medicine graduating classes of 1947, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2007 and 2016.
UCD School of Medicine Physiology Medical Traineeship Programme recruitment process for 2017 / 2018 has now commenced. We are seeking suitable individuals interested in undertaking a graduate research degree. Closing Date for applications has been extended to Friday 26th May 2017 (5pm).
Prof Mary Reilly has been elected as the first female President of the Association of British Neurologists in the organisation’s 83 year history. The 1986 UCD Medicine graduate is Professor of Clinical Neurology at University College London and is internationally recognised for her expertise in research and clinical practice related to peripheral nerve diseases.
Prof Ken Wolfe, UCD Professor of Genomic Evolution at the UCD Conway Institute has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society following in the footsteps of Netwon, Darwin and Einstein. Prof Wolfe is the first UCD scientist to be elected to the prestigious organisation since Prof Edward Conway, whose research, like Prof Wolfe, focused on yeast organisms.
The annual Newman Fellowship Dinner was held on Tuesday, 26th April 2017 with UCD President Professor Andrew J. Deeks welcoming Donors, Fellows and their Academic Mentors to celebrate UCD’s pioneering postdoctoral research initiative, the Newman Fellowship Programme.
The Health Research Board has announced a total of €7.6 million in 15 new research projects under its Definitive Intervention and Feasibility Award scheme and its Applied Partnership Awards initiative. The successful grant proposals include three led by UCD School of Medicine associated researchers.
A UCD’s student team has been awarded second place in the Universitas 21 2017 Global Ingenuity Challenge (GIC). Under the guidance of Dr Conor Buggy (U21 Ingenuity Facilitator (IF)), the students’ entry, ‘Roots before Branches’ proposed a novel response to this year’s GIC theme: ‘Promoting Cultural Inclusiveness in Society’.