News and Events

Vacancy | UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow (level PD1) in Maternal & Child Nutrition and Health

Wed, 26 February 20 15:23

Applications are invited for the position of UCD Post-doctoral Research Fellow (level PD1) in Maternal & Child Nutrition and Health and the UCD Perinatal Research centre, National Maternity Hospital.  Closing Date - 13th March 2020.

PhD Opportunity (Dr Catherine Phillips Group)

Wed, 26 February 20 16:42

Applications are invited for a PhD position in the area of Maternal Diet, Pregnancy & Obesity. This exciting project will address this gap in the knowledge base by harnessing information on maternal diet & lifestyle and pregnancy/birth/offspring outcomes using existing databases and analysis of biological samples from several birth cohort studies. 

Vacancy | Research Assistant

Fri, 7 February 20 12:12

Applications are invited for a 1 year position of Research Assistant on Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health based at the National Maternity Hospital and University College Dublin School of Medicine. 

PhD Position | Childhood Cardiometabolic Health & Obesity

Wed, 15 January 20 21:56

A PhD research position in Fetal Programming of Childhood Cardiometabolic Health and Obesity: ROLO Preteen Study at the UCD Perinatal Research Centre based at the National Maternity Hospital.  Closing Date: 28th February 2020. 

Microbiome Health for Everyone

Wed, 12 June 19 16:29

The UCD Perinatal Research team attended the 58th Robert Graves Lecture which was given by Prof Fergus Shanahan at the RCPI on the 6th June 2019.  The UCD Medicine alumnus explored the importance of the microbiome and demonstrated how microbes influence human health and risk of disease. 

International Clinical Trials Day 2019

Mon, 20 May 19 18:33

Our research team showcased a number of our clinical trials including the GetGutsy Study on International Clinical Trials Day 2019 at the National Maternity Hospital.

ASOI 7th Annual Conference & AGM 2019

Fri, 17 May 19 17:52

The Association for the Study of Obesity on the island of Ireland held its 7th Annual Conference and AGM on the 17th & 18th May 2019 at the Convention Centre, Dublin.  This year, the theme for the conference was ‘Building Bonds: Bettering Practice – Patient advocacy and approaches to reduce obesity stigma’.  

UCD Perinatal Research Centre Launched

Thu, 15 March 18 17:30

The UCD Perinatal Research Centre based at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street was launched today with a symposium highlighting maternal and fetal health research undertaken over the past ten years and a reflection on the future challenges of the global obesity epidemic on mother and child health.

UCD Perinatal Research Centre Launch

Thu, 15 March National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin Add to calendar

Having recently been designated academic centre status, the UCD Perinatal Research Centre will be formally launched by Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe at the National Maternity Hospital on Thursday 15th March 2018 from 9:30am – 1pm at the National Maternity Hospital, Holles St.

COVID-19 & Mental Health Summer School

Fri, 24 July Online via Zoom Add to calendar

The tenth webinar in the UCD Academic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer School series takes place on Friday 24th July 2020 at 12:30pm.  The speaker will be Prof Steven Taylor, Ph.D., R.Psych., Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

COVID-19 & Mental Health Summer School

Fri, 31 July Online via Zoom Add to calendar

The eleventh webinar in the UCD Academic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer School series takes place on Friday 31st July 2020 at 12:30pm.  The speaker will be Professor David J Gunnell, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Bristol Medical School.  Prof Gunnell is an English epidemiologist with a particular focus on suicide.  Dr Patrick Devitt will give a brief overview of the experience of suicide in Ireland.  Dr Devitt served as Ireland’s Inspector of Mental Health Services for over seven years.

 

COVID-19 & Mental Health Summer School

Fri, 14 August Online via Zoom Add to calendar

The thirteenth webinar in the UCD Academic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer School series takes place on Friday 14th August 2020 at 12:30pm.  The speaker will be Professor Paramala Santosh MBBS, Dip NB (Psych), MD, Ph.D, FRCPsych from Developmental Neuropsychiatry & Psychopharmacology, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at King's College London.

COVID-19 & Mental Health Summer School

Fri, 7 August Online via Zoom Add to calendar

The twelfth webinar in the UCD Academic Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Summer School series takes place on Friday 7th August 2020 at 3:30pm.  [Note: change from usual time]  The speaker will be Dr Lawrence Fung MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences (Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) at The Stanford University Medical Center.