September 2019 | Meán Fómhair 2019

Parent Buddy Programme

Fri, 27 September 19 17:25

If you are parent in UCD you may be interested in becoming a buddy to staff who are expectant parents, parents who have recently returned to work, or with children of any age. An informal support, buddies provide a listening ear and give tips to parents on balancing family and work demands.

HepCare: Integrating Hepatitis C Care for at Risk Patients

Mon, 23 September 19 16:45

As part of her research as an Academic Track Intern, Dr Eithne Nic an Ríogh completed a research project investigating the barriers and facilitators to Hepatitis C treatment across four European countries.  The results suggest that the HepCare intervention is successful in improving engagement with HCV and increases rates of treatment.

UCD Anatomy & Development Biology Update

Mon, 16 September 19 17:55

Research from the Kölle group has demonstrated how inflammation in the oviduct affect survival, motility and fertilising capacity of sperm as well as how it impairs sperm-oviduct interaction under near in vivo conditions and in real time.  The UCD Anatomy group report a number of research highlights and international recognition over the past month.

I'm Here But I'm Not

Sat, 28 September 19 12:00

People with rheumatoid arthritis have shared their experiences of living with the condition in a new photographic exhibition to be launched in The Chocolate Factory Art Centre on Sat 28 Sept 19 and wll be exhibited in the Whitty Wing, Mater Hospital from Mon - Fri 14th-18th October.  Admission Free.

Prof Godson Honoured by International Science Society

Fri, 13 September 19 13:49

Congratulations to Prof Catherine Godson, Director, UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre who has been honoured by the International Association of Inflammation Societies (IAIS) in recognition of ‘outstanding research and leadership contributions’.  The UCD Conway Institute researcher is to be presented with the Women in Science award that the 14th World Congress on Inflammation 2019.

UCD Legal Medicine Conferring Ceremony 2019

Wed, 11 September 19 13:26

UCD Legal Medicine celebrated graduations from its Graduate Diploma in Healthcare (Risk Management & Quality) and Professional Certificate in Medico-legal Aspects of Healthcare programmes at a event held in the UCD Charles Institute on Tuesday 10th September 2019.  We were honoured to have the Hon. Mr. Justice Charles Meenan, Judge of the High Court deliver the keynote address.  A total of 441 participants have completed the programme since its inception in 1995.

Ambrose Bermingham Medal

Sat, 7 September 19 18:20

UCD Human Anatomy invite applications for the 2019 Ambrose Bermingham Medal which is awarded annually following a special examination in anatomy.  Closing Date: Tuesday 24th September 2019.

Academic Track Internship 2019/2020

Mon, 9 September 19 13:39

The School is pleased to welcome four Academic Track Interns for the academic year 2019/2020.  The Academic Track Internship is designed to support continued engagement in research throughout the continuum of medical education and training.  We welcome them to the UCD Intern Network and wish them well on their research.

UCD Clinical Trials Masterclass

Fri, 27 September 19 10:42

A UCD Masterclass Clinical Trials Masterclass was held on Saturday, 14 September 2019 in the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre.  This formal teaching event is facilitated by the UCD Intern Network in conjunction with the UCD Clinical Research Centre.