June 2020 | Meitheamh 2020

Announcing new President for RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus, Penang, Malaysia

Mon, 29 June 20 10:00

Professor Michael Keane, Chair, RUMC Board and Dean of Medicine is pleased to welcome Professor Whitford as the new President for the RCSI & UCD campus in Penang.

UCD School of Medicine launch popular annual Student Summer Research Awards (SSRA) initiative

Thu, 18 June 20 18:00

100+ students will undertake supervised laboratory, clinical or patient-advocate projects and experience career defining placements.

100+ new radiographers and practitioners in diagnostic imaging graduate virtually from UCD School of Medicine

Mon, 15 June 20 10:57

The UCD School of Medicine is delighted to confer 50 graduates today with BSc Radiography degrees and 55 MSc graduates from the School’s Computed Tomography, MRI and Ultrasound programmes, together with one PhD graduate. In line with COVID-19 related restrictions, the ceremony which is always one of the high points of the School’s calendar, is taking place as a virtual event.

UCD Takes Leading Role in New €16 million International Obesity Research Project

Mon, 8 June 20 10:42

SOPHIA (Stratification of Obese Phenotypes to Optimize Future Obesity Therapy), a new €16 million EU and industry supported international research consortium was recently launched. Professor Carel Le Roux, Director Metabolic Medicine lab, Diabetes Complications University College Dublin and Conway Fellow, speaks about the international research consortium that aims to improve Obesity Treatment and change the narrative around Obesity

Special Journal Edition dedicated to the Mental Health Impact of COVID-19

Mon, 8 June 20 08:00

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland have launched a special edition of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine which collates over 40 articles documenting the impact of COVID-19 on mental health in society and the delivery of mental health services since the pandemic took hold. Edited by two UCD Medicine academic staff and covering perspectives from several countries across multiple disciplines and healthcare settings, this unique edition has open access and is freely available to all.