April 2018 | Aibreán 2018

Roche Newman Fellowship in Neurology

Thu, 12 April 18 16:41

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral research Roche Newman Fellowship in Neurology base at St Vincent's University Hospital under the supervision of Dr Christopher McGuigan.  The research project will focus largely on the biomarkers to monitor progressive forms of Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland.  Closing Date: 30th April 2018.

Medical Traineeship in Human Anatomy

Fri, 27 April 18 16:23

The School invites applications for Medical Traineeships in Human Anatomy for academic year 2018/2019.  Full-time MD and PhD scholarships for one year (or possible extension for the duration of research degree) offfer a tax-free stipend and payment of research programme tuition fees.  Successful candidates will undertake a graduate research degree while gaining skills and experience teaching functional and clinical anatomy to medical and allied health students.  Research MSc. and MCh are also available.  Closing Date: 7th May 2018.  

Proteogenomics and Data Sharing in Cell

Mon, 23 April 18 18:32

In the latest publication of the journal Cell, Dr. Henry Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Cancer Clinical Proteomics Research, and colleague Prof Stephen Pennington, UCD Professor of Proteomics, detail the evolution of precision medicine, and how the National Cancer Institute is taking key strides to coordinate with the international cancer research community to provide an integrated, open-data approach to precision oncology. 

Stage 1 Student Wins National FameLab Competition

Sun, 22 April 18 15:10

Congratulations to Ms Sharon Omiwole (Stage 1 Medicine) who has been named the winner of FameLab Ireland, the national science communication competition for students.  FameLab helps emerging scientists and engineers to acquire valuable skills to communicate their work to a non-scientific audience. Sharon will go on to represent Ireland at the international finals of the competition at the Cheltenham Science Festival.

First Irish academic to receive second ERC Advanced Grant

Sun, 22 April 18 14:59

Prof Kenneth Wolfe has been awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for the second time in his career.  He is the first ever Ireland-based researcher to receive two of the highly sought after research funding awards.

Prof Edward Guiney RIP

Fri, 13 April 18 18:48

The death has been announced of Professor Edward Guiney (UCD MB BCh BAO 1956, MCh 1961), a distinguished alumnus who had a stellar career as an internationally recognised paediatric surgeon, researcher and teacher.  We offer our condolences to Professor Guiney’s family and friends, former colleagues and patients.

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