February 2020 | Feabhra 2020

Fulbright US Scholar Program Opportunity

Wed, 26 February 20 12:45

The UCD Clinical Research Centre offer a six month research placement at Ireland's leading academic clinical research facility through Fulbright US Scholar Program.

Prof Helen Heneghan in Conversation

Mon, 24 February 20 20:48

Our recently appointed UCD Professor of Surgery at St Vincent's University Hospital, Prof Helen Heneghan reflects on her career journey, considers the challenges ahead and outlines her ambitions for UCD Surgery.

Summer Studentship in General Practice Research

Sun, 23 February 20 15:55

UCD School of Medicine seeks applications for the 2020 Dr Mary J Farrell Summer Studentship in General Practise Research. This SSRA was established in 2019 in memory of Dr Mary J Farrell (MB BCh BAO 1916, MD, MAO, DPH).  The studentship commemorates the distinguished career of a much-loved general practitioner and UCD Medicine alumna who helped lay the foundations for modern general practice care in Ireland.  This award was made possible through the kindness and generosity of her niece Patricia O’Kelly and the Farrell Family.

UCD Learning Enhancement Projects 2020

Tue, 18 February 20 11:52

Three academic staff, Dr Thomas Flanagan, Dr Mark Pickering and Associate Professor Helen Gallagher were awarded funding under the UCD Leanring Enhancement Projects initiative.

Researchers Publish Review in Leading Physiology Journal

Tue, 18 February 20 10:31

UCD Researchers have published a review article in the leading physiology journal on oxygen and carbon dioxide sensing in mammals.  The review was further highlighted for attention on the cover of the prestigious Physiological Reviews journal.

Clinical Commencement Ceremony 2020

Fri, 7 February 20 13:35

The 2020 UCD Medicine Clinical Commencement ‘White Coat’ Ceremony took place on Friday 7th February 20209 in UCD O’Reilly Hall.  A key milestone in our medical students’ journey, the White Coat Ceremony marks the formal transition into full-time clinical training at our affiliated hospitals and general practices.

RAMI Intern Study Day 2020

Sun, 2 February 20 10:26

Our sincere thanks to all who contributed to making our recent RAMI Intern Study Day such a success and congratulations to all oral and poster presentation prize winners.  The event which attracted medical interns from across all Irish intern training networks took place on Sat 1st Feb 2020 in the Pillar Centre for Transformative Healthcare, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin.

Improving Reliability of GDM Diagnosis

Fri, 14 February 20 11:54

Research by PhD investigators at the UCD Centre for Human Reproduction on improving the reliability of plasma glucose levels in the diagnosis of gestational diabetes has been commended in a recent Clinical Chemistry editorial. The three papers were key outputs of PhD research by Dr Niamh Daly and Dr Eimer O’Malley at the Coombe Women & Infants Hospital.

Supporting Women Through Cancer Treatment

Wed, 5 February 20 16:23

A ground-breaking initiative to support women who are struggling with the life-changing side effects of cancer treatment has been launched with nurse-led pilot clinics in Dublin and Cork.  The Irish Cancer Society-funded scheme is part of the Women's Health Initiative focus on cancer survivorship.

Dr Nicholas and Mrs Maura Martin Scholarship

Tue, 4 February 20 14:45

Medicine student, Cormac Everard describes his experience of a summer clinical elective in France which was made possible thanks to the support of the Dr Nicholas and Mrs Maura Martin Scholarship, CHU Nantes and UCD's partnership with the Université Descartes.

Mater Rugby Win 2019 Hospitals Cup

Mon, 3 February 20 15:21

Congratulations to the Mater team who claimed their 26th Dublin Hospitals Rugby Cup with victory over the Trinity Federated Hospitals in the final of one of the world's oldest rugby competitions. 

Prepared for the Future

Sat, 1 February 20 20:33

In an in-depth interview, our new Professor of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prof Yvonne O'Meara reflects on the factors that shaped her career and the priorities for medical education in the coming years.