November 2020 | Samhain 2020

Emergence – anthology of poetry and prose chosen by geriatricians now available

Mon, 30 November 20 11:00

Co-edited by Dr Shane O’Hanlon, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine and Associate Clinical Professor, UCD

Tocilizumab effective in treating sickest COVID-19 patients

Thu, 19 November 20 17:00

Critically ill patients with COVID-19 treated with a drug that reduces inflammation by modifying the immune system are less likely to die and spend less time in intensive care, an international study has found.

53 new adjunct appointments and 22 promotions under 2019/2020 UCD Medicine Clinical Pathway initiative

Thu, 19 November 20 17:00

2020/2021 Clinical Pathway will open for applications in December 2020


New interactive electronic textbook on mental health in primary care now published

Wed, 18 November 20 11:00

'Psychiatry Algorithms for Primary Care’ collaboration between UCD, UL and TCD Schools of Medicine


Inaugural Med Soc ‘Fitness to Practice’ campaign winners announced

Mon, 16 November 20 11:00

As we were all living through L3 and getting ready for L5 and even more stringent restrictions, where it is easier than ever to find ourselves between computer, couch and kitchen, the always dynamic UCD MedSoc was plotting the very clever ‘Fitness to Practice’ campaign. 


Six GT programmes at UCD School of Medicine granted funding via HEA & Gov of Ire (July Stimulus Package) Postgrad Skills Provision

Thu, 12 November 20 13:47

Following the announcement by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science on 27/10/20, we are delighted to announce that we have been granted funding (covering 90-100% of tuition fees) for applicants to undertake the following programmes in Jan 2021


Ned Quirk, Auditor, Med Soc – My Experience of Trimester 1 during the Pandemic

Fri, 6 November 20 09:00

As we approach our end of Trimester exams and I reflect on the last number of weeks, it’s hard to fully appreciate the changes that we’ve seen this year to the way that we live our lives.

Fourteen UCD Research Projects Secure €10.2 million in Funding through the SFI Frontiers for the Future Programme

Tue, 3 November 20 14:30

Dublin, Ireland, 2 November 2020, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD today announced that 14 University College Dublin (UCD) research projects have been awarded a total of €10.2 million (direct costs) in funding through the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Frontiers for the Future Programme.