August 2020 | Lúnasa 2020

U21 University Mental Health Declaration Launched

Fri, 28 August 20 08:00

Universitas 21 and U21 Health Sciences Group have together launched the U21 University Mental Health Declaration this week as part of the U21 Health Science Group’s Annual Meeting hosted virtually by University College Dublin. 

COVID-19 pandemic continues to threaten food industry, security, nutrition and international food trade in highly integrated global system - Interview with Prof Pat Wall, UCD

Thu, 27 August 20 08:00

‘We are now seeing the effects of overcrowded accommodation and congregated industrial settings that some workers in the food production industry in Ireland are enduring. These workers live in close proximity to each other and, at work, often share large work tops where COVID-19 laden droplets may be contaminating the environment emphasising the importance of identifying and excluding symptomatic workers. Certain elements of the food industry also present  environments that are favourable to the spread of COVID-19 with metallic surfaces, low ambient temperatures and high relative humidity.’ Prof Pat Wall, UCD

Threats from 500k Zoonotic Viruses are accelerating rapidly, driven by expanding population & increasingly interconnected world

Wed, 26 August 20 08:00

ONE HEALTH approach will help chart a path out of the Pandemic Era

2020/2021 Trimester 1 Guidance for Students

Fri, 3 July 20 10:00

The School of Medicine has agreed details of how teaching, learning and assessment will be conducted for the coming Autumn Trimester, in line with public health guidance.