The UCD Diabetes Complications Research Centre present a research symposium entitled 'Complications of Diabetes and Obesity' from Wed 11th Jan 17 to Fri 13th Jan 17 at UCD Conway Institute.
BREAST-PREDICT present a translational cancer research seminar on Wed 1 Feb 17 from 5:30 – 7:00pm in the Albert Lecture Theatre, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Guest speakers include Dr Andy Sims (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Colm Ryan (University College Dublin). Registration for this event is free at Eventbrite.ie.
The 2017 Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony will take place on the evening of Friday 17th February 2017 from 6pm at UCD O'Reilly Hall for medical students entering the formal clinical training stage of their studies. The ceremony will be followed by a reception for students, their guests and staff in the Conservatory in O’Reilly Hall.
The School hosts SimWars’, a medical simulation competition for medical and nursing students in Ireland, on Saturday 25th February 2017 in the FitzGerald Chamber at the UCD Student Centre, Belfield. he event has been organised by members of the Emergency Medical Student Society of Ireland (emssi.ie) and will see students work in teams of five to manage a number of simulated medical emergencies.
INMED has issued a call for abstract submissions for its forthcoming ASM in Dublin from February 27th to March 1st 2017. The title of this year’s meeting is: Collective Competence for Healthcare Practitioners: Preparing for Real World Practice.
David M. Vail, DVM (School of Veterinary Medicine and the Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison) presents a seminar entitled 'Defining the value of comparative oncology clinical trials in companion species: A One Medicine approach in Veterinary Sciences Centre L116 at 1pm on Wednesday 1st March 2017.
DLR LexIcon in collaboration with UCD Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Oxford University, this one-day programme of talks and workshops seeks to locate and to explore productive interactions between literature and mental health both historically and in the present day. The event takes place on Fri 10 Mar 17 from 9:30 in DLR Lexicon in Dún Laoghaire.
The 7th Annual Head & Neck Oncology Conference 2017 dedicated to the late Prof Aongus Curran takes place on Friday 10th March 2017 in the Old Lecture Theatre at St Vincent’s University Hospital. Guest Speaker will be Professor Patrick J. Gullane (University of Toronto). The meeting will be facilitated by Mr. Tadhg O’Dwyer (Consultant Otolaryngologist/Head & Neck Surgeon at St. Vincent’s and Mater Misericordiae University Hospitals and acting UCD Head of Subject of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology.
There is ongoing stigma in society associated with mental illness, and also with suicide. Lived Lives is a longitudinal science / arts community intervention research project which addresses stigma through its ability to contain, mobilize and actively engage communities sensitively, inclusively and with compassion.
A mediated, interactive talk about the impacts of the Lived Lives project within communities will take place on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 6.30pm in the DLR Lexicon Studio Theatre as part of the week long Mental Health and the Written Word event. Places are limited and counselling support will be available.
Myles Axton, Chief Editor of Nature Genetic, Nature Publishing Group New York, USA will be giving a talk on Publishing in Nature Journals on Wednesday 8th March at 12:30 to 1:30, UCD Research Boardroom.
The All-Ireland IVD Symposium will take place on Thursday 4th May from 8:30am-3pm in the Citywest Hotel, Dublin. It will look at the new IVD regulation that is coming into force this year, and is the first All-Ireland event of its kind for the IVD industry.
All 2nd year General Science students are invited to attend an event showcasing the merits of pursuing a major undergraduate degree in Physiology on either the 5th April 2017 or 7th April 2017 (subject to outcome of student poll on availability).
Breast-Predict present a double CLASS seminar featuring Professor Simak Ali (Imperial College London) and Dr Martine Piccart (Université Libre de Bruxelles/Institute Jules Bordet) on 11th April 2017 from 11am to 1pm in the UCD Conway Lecture Theatre.
UCD School of Medicine, UCD Conway Institute, Systems Biology Ireland & BREAST-PREDICT present THE PATIENT VOICE in CANCER RESEARCH III PATIENT & PANEL DISCUSSION on 12 April 2017 9am-1.30pm in the UCD Charles Institute, University College Dublin.
Registration is now open for the third annual John Fitzpatrick Irish Genitourinary Cancer Conference which takes place on Thurs 6th and Fri 7th April 2017 in the Aviva Stadium Conference Centre, Dublin.
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital and UCD are pleased to support the 2017 National Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) Conference on Wednesday 26th April 2017 in the Rotunda Hospital Pillar Room. This event will consist of one day conference/workshop on HIV post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) and HIV pre exposure (PrEP). Recognised for CPD event.
UCDSMJ+ launch the 4th edition of their student medical journal in the C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre on Thurs April 20th at 6:30 pm. All School Students and Staff are invited to join the launch event which will consist of a panel discussion on the theme of Global Health followed by a reception.
UCD Human Anatomy will hold a Body Donation Thanksgiving and Remembrance Service on Monday 24th April at 7pm in Our Lady’s Seat of Wisdom Church, UCD, followed by a reception at the Kevin Barry Foyer, Charles Institute, UCD, Belfield. This service is to give thanks and remember those people who generously donated their bodies to clinical education in University College Dublin.
The SVUH Trauma Symposium takes place on Wednesday 3rd May 2017 from 9am-1pm at the Education and Research Centre, St Vincent’s University Hospital.
The UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion 2017 takes place on Friday 12th May 2017. Gathering at this event will be graduates from the Classes of 1957, 1962, 1967, 1977, 1987, 1992, 1997 and 2007. As part of our graduate mentoring initiative, this year's graduating class (Class of 2016) will also be invited to join with our alumni.
In the lead up to International Clinical Trials Day, we are co-hosting a Twitter chat on the #IrishMed platform discussing what it means to be a trial participant. #IrishMed is a global network of healthcare professionals, patient advocates and the general public where all views and opinions are welcomed, heard and respected.
To mark the 2017 International Clinical Trials Day, the UCD Clinical Research Centre team will host information stands at the Mater Hospital, National Maternity Hospital and St Vincent's University Hospital on the morning of Friday the 19th of May 2017.
The inaugural annual meeting of the Marie Curie ITN EVOluTION programme will be hosted later in the UCD Conway Institute on Friday 26th May 2017. As part of this event, the organisers are hosting a Transferrable Skills workshop from 9 am-1.30pm which may be of interest to PhD students and PostDocs.
The 25th Irish Association of Rehabilitation Meeting Annual Meeting takes place on 8th & 9th June 2017 at UCD Health Sciences Centre. Provision programme and registration details are attached.
Systems Biology Ireland host the UCD Personalised Medicine Research Showcase featuring 9 new UCD Marie Curie researchers and their projects on Thursday 8th June 2017 in the UCD Charles Institute.
Blood Cancer Network Ireland present “Advances in translational and early clinical research in blood cancers” on Friday, 9th June 2017 at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Closing date for abstracts: 5th May 2017.
The UCD Clinical Research Centre host a Graduate Studies Open Day on Tue 13 June 17 at the UCD Catherine McAuley Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Staff will be available between 7:30 - 9:00am and 5:00 - 7:00pm to discuss the extensive portfolio of clinical research opportunities within Ireland's leading academic clinical research centre.
Clinical Audit, St Vincent's University Hospital and UCD Forensic & Legal Medicine are delighted to host a lecture by Dr Sharad Paul entitled ‘Skin in the Game : Medicine, Myths and Maladies. The lecture will be held in the Old Lecture Theatre, St Vincent's University Hospital from 12pm to 1pm on Thursday 15th June 2017.
The UCD Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) Launch and Research Showcase takes place on 15th June 2017 at 12pm in the UCD Conway Foyer. The first awardees of the ISSF Schemes will give a short overview of their proposed research.
Tanzanian Children's Cancer Charity, Their Lives Matter host a Mid-Summer Fundraising Ball on Friday 17th June 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Galway.
The UCD Conway Flow Cytometry Core invite applications for its Flow Cytometry Summer School 2017 which takes place from 19th to 23rd June 2017 at the UCD Conway Institute.
The Inaugural HMRG European HIV Seminar takes place on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017 at the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. With a theme ‘Working Towards Healthier Aging in HIV’, this two day event brings together a distinguished panel of international speakers aligned with local experts who have been at the forefront of important advances in research into ageing in HIV.
The Centre for Colorectal Disease holds its 24th international scientific meeting entitled 'Challenges in Managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease in 2017' on Friday 8th September 2017 at the Education & Research Centre, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin.
UCD Systems Biology Ireland and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory co-host a scientific meeting entitled 'Interpreting Genomes & Genome Functions' on 11th - 12th September 2017 in the UCD Conway Institute. Registration for this event has been extended subject to availability.
The 2017 UCD Conway Festival takes place on 13-14 September 2017. Two separate abstract calls are invited for the UCD Conway Festival Gold Medal and the UCD Allergan Innovation Award. Deadline for both calls is 14th July 2017.
Jointly hosted by the NYU Medical School and the International Network on Brief Interventions for Alcohol and Other Drugs, the 2017 INEBRIA conference will focus on 'Screening and brief intervention at the intersection of research, policy and practice: Advancing knowledge and meeting new challenges'.
VTE Dublin 2017 entitled 'Unique International Venous Thromboembolism' (VTE) Conference takes place on Friday 15th & Saturday 16th September 2017 in the Hogan Mezzanine Suite, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland. Further details to follow.
The British Society for Proteome Research (BSPR) and the European Proteomics Association (EuPA) hold the 16th Annual World Congress of the Human Proteome Organisation at the Dublin Convention Centre on 17-20th September 2017.
The 3rd Irish Street Medicine Symposium takes place on 29th and 30th of September 2017 at the UCD Student Centre, Belfield. Hosted by Safetynet Primary Care and the UCD School of Medicine with support from HSE Social Inclusion, the Symposium is an excellent opportunity to join a growing community of health and social care workers, academics, policy makers and planners working together to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable in our society – homeless people, drug users, prisoners and vulnerable migrants. Themes include the A&E Experience, Families in Homelessness, Hep C treatment, Mental Health and Self Care for Workers.
The 8th International Meeting of the St Vincent's University Hospital Centre for Respiratory Disease takes place on Friday 6th October 2017 at the Education and Research Centre, SVUH. Registration is free and the event is accredited for 5 CPD points.
The UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science celebrate European Re-Start-a-Heart Day with a FREE 40 min chest compression CPR training programme for all students and staff. The event takes place between 9am - 5pm on Thursday 12th October 2017 in the Astra Hall, UCD Student Centre. Sessions take place on the hour every hour.
Prof David Katzenstein (Director, Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory, BRTI, Harare, Zimbabwe) will present a special seminar entitled 'Genotyping subtype C HIV drug resistance and ART' in Seminar Room 1, Conway Institute on Friday 13th October from 13.00-14.00.
The UCD History and Health Transition Year Competition will be launched on Thursday 19th October 2017 at UCD O'Reilly Hall. Owing to large demand, registration for this event is now closed. However you don't have to attend the launch day to take part in the competition.
UCD Medicine is co-hosting the European General Practice Research Network meeting in conjunction with the ICGP from the 19-21 Oct 17 at Croke Park Conference Centre. Keynote will be given by Professor Amanda Howe WONCA Work President. The EGPRN promotes research excellent and supports researchers in general practice/family medicine.
The HRB-TMRN host two clinical trials methology events in Dublin from the 17 - 20 Oct 2017 featuring a range of national and international speakers.
The ICGP in conjunction with UCD Academic General Practice host a European General Practice Research Network event from the 19th-22nd October 2017 at the Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin. Entitled 'Mental Health in Primary Care' the conference will focus on increasing Public and Patient involvement in health research. The conference will be opened by Minister Helen McEntee, the Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People. The international key note speech will be given by Professor Amanda Howe, WONCA World President. The call for abstracts is now open. See www.egprn.org for more information. The abstract call will close on 15 July 2017.
Dr David Baeza-Moyano presents a seminar entitled “Study of the effect of LED irradiation in elderly populations with low levels of vitamin D and Seasonal Affective Disorders. The importance of instrument calibration for their effectiveness” on Wed 1st Nove 17 at 12:00 noon in the Conway Lecture Theatre. Dr Baeza is keen to explore research collaborations in this field.
UCD Radiographers are planning a series of events to celebrate World Radiography Day 2017 which takes place on Wednesday 8th November 2017. Why not help celebrate the importance of medical imaging by taking part in our 'UCD Radiography Reaches Out' competition, join our cake sale in aid of the Irish Cancer Society or take part in our Quiz Night in conjunction with UCD RadSoc?
The UCD Intern Career Day will be held on Saturday, November 18 2017. Further details to follow.
The Irish Association of Pharmacologists Annual Meeting 2017 will be hosted by UCD and held in the Conway Institute, UCD on Friday 24th November 11am-6pm. Registration is free and abstracts are now being accepted.
The School is holding an information evening on our very popular Student Summer Research Awards (SSRA) programme. The SSRA2018 Launch Night takes place on Thursday 30th November 2017 at 5:30pm in B004, Health Science Centre. The event features talks from academic staff and previous winners of SSRA, and information about international opportunities available.
The UCD School of Medicine is hosting the Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland (AUDGPI) Annual ‘Academic Primary Care Career Development Study Day’ from Thursday 30th November to Friday 1st December 2017. The event, which is of interest for clinicians and non-clinicians working in or interested in becoming involved with primary care academia.
The 4th Annual Matrix Biology Ireland (MBI) meeting will be hosted by Trinity College Dublin from 30th November - 1st December 2017. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Learning from Development to Engineering Therapeutics”. The MBI Council and Local Organising Committee have announced the final line-up of national and international invited speakers. Registration is now open and late-breaking abstracts will be considered.
A UCD Graduate Entry Medicine Open Evening takes place on Thursday 30th November 2017 from 5:15pm in the UCD Health Sciences Centre. This event is free but booking is essential. Meet with staff and students, gain insights into life as a GEM student in UCD and discover the many career paths for UCD Medicine Graduates.
The All School meeting of Semester One, 2017/2018 takes place on Friday 1st December 2017 from 1:30 - 4:30pm in the Fitzgerald Debating Chamber, UCD Student Centre.
Staff and students are cordially invited to the PMC Farewell reception which takes place in the 4th Floor Atrium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, Belfield at 4:30pm on Friday 1st December 2017. The event marks the completion of the our PMC Stage 3 students' studies in Dublin as they prepare to return to Malaysia to complete their clinical training at Penang Medical College.
. On this occasion, Prof Murray will be presenting the PMC students with a certificate to mark the completion of their pre-clinical studies at UCD School of Medicine. There will also be a presentation by the students to their favourite teachers.
In order to assess numbers for catering purposes, we would ask that you register your wish to attend at the following link https://goo.gl/forms/dQg8r34cuyZKwObB2 by Friday 18th of November.
The School and the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland hold a Festschrift in honour of Prof Ronan O'Connell on Friday 8th December 2017 from 2:00pm in H1.26 Intel Theatre, First Floor Hub, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. All welcome.
A seminar and debate on Biobanking will take place on Thurs 11 Jan 18 in the Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre at the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre. Regisration is free but booking is advised.
The RAMI Intern Study Day will be held on Sat 27 Jan 2018 at the UCD Catherine McAuley Education & Research Centre, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Oral and poster presentations from across all Irish Intern Networks will be made with an award of the RAMI Bronze Medal.
Featuring several internationally-renowned research leaders, the inaugural Student Medical Summit 2018 takes place on Sat 3 Feb 18 at the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. A call for abstracts is now open. Closing Date 17 Nov 17.
Registration is now open for INMED2018 Annual Scientific Meeting which takes place from 7th-9th February 2018 at Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork. Ireland's largest conference for health professional educators, the focus for this meeting is 'Clinical Supervision - What Works, How and Why?'.
The UCD Medicine Clinical Commencement 'White Coat' Ceremony 2018 takes place on Friday 9th February 2018 at UCD O'Reilly Hall for medical students entering the formal clinical training stage of their studies. The ceremony will be followed by a reception for students, their guests and staff in the Conservatory in O'Reilly Hall.
Dr Norah Johnson (Marquette University of Wisconsin) will present an Autism Spectrum Disorder Masterclass in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre on Thurs 15 Feb 18. Event free but booking is advised.
A seminar on the topic of Consent, Capacity and Medical Treatment will take place on Thurs 15 Feb 18 from 17:30 – 21:00 at the Merrion Hotel. The seminar will address current medico-legal best practice in Ireland in relation to consent in medical treatment and will compare this with best practice in the UK. The Assisted Decision Making Act will come into law in Ireland shortly and we will also touch upon how this new Act will affect the taking of consent, the determination of capacity and what this means on the ground for practitioners. The Seminar will be chaired and addressed by the President of the Medical Council of Ireland, Dr Freddie Wood.
The UCD Social Medicine Society presents Ideas for Change 2018 on Thursday 1st March 2018 from6:30pm in C006, UCD Health Sciences Centre. Ideas for Change is an interfaculty team competition. Four teams will compete against each other to come up with the best and most innovative solution, idea and proposal related to the chosen social medicine topic and will be judged by a panel of experts. This year's topic is: “Beating the binge: How to tackle the nation’s substance abuse problem?”
The Aongus J. Curran Memorial Head & Neck Oncology Conference 2018 takes place on Fri 9 March 18 in the Old Lecturer Theatre, St. Vincent's University Hospital. Prof Brian O'Sullivan (Toronto) will present the keynote address. Registration is now open.
Please be aware that the University Belfield campus is closed until Monday 5th March 2018 due to severe weather advisory. All classes and School clinical attachments are cancelled. Please avoid all unnecessary travel.
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.
Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology present 'The Resolution of Inflammation in Health and Disease' conference from 24th to 28th March 2018 at the Royal Dublin Society, Dublin. The scientiifc organising committee includes Prof Catherine Godson, UCD Professor of Molecular Medicine.
Dr Rachel M. Tribe (King's College London) will present the UK Physiological Society's GL Brown Lecture entitled ‘How to Expect the Unexpected | Prediction and Prevention of Preterm Birth' on Wednesday 4th April 2018 at 5pm in C006, UCD Health Science Centre.
A Rare Diseases Symposium is being held on Thurs 3rd May 2018 from 8:30am to 1pm at the George Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.
The Lucena Clinic host a training course entitled Incorporation of Everyday Sensible Living into Overall Mental Health Treatment on Wed 9th May 18 from 9am - 5pm at the Conference Room, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6. Limited spaces available
The UCD Medicine Alumni Reunion 2018 takes place on Friday 11th May 2017 in UCD Belfield. Gathering at this event will be graduates from the Classes of 1958, 1963, 1968, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2008 and 2017.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT hold a symposium entitled 'Cancer Imaging : From Molecules to Humans' on Thursday 17th May 2018 from 11:00-17:00 in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre. All welcome to attend this day-long multi-disciplinary overview of current advances in imaging cancer with talks from national and international speakers.
The Irish Cancer Society Collaborative Cancer Research Centre BREAST-PREDICT is holding a seminar event in the UCD Conway Institute Lecture Theatre on Wednesday 30th May 2018 from 12:00 - 15:45. Researchers, investigators, clinicians and everyone interested are welcome to attend upon free registration.
Associate Professor Suzanne Donnelly will present on the recent Ottawa Conference Research at the next UCD Medical Education Journal Club from 1pm on 5th June 2018, in the Medicine Boardroom.
Live webstream of presentation by Dr David Moher (Ottawa Hospital Research Institute) takes place online and at the Fintan Gunne Lecture Theatre, UCD Catherine McAuley Education and Research Centre on Wed 8 June 18 from 1:30 - 2:30pm. All welcome.
The UCD Centre for Arthritis Research invite patients and patient-advocates to contribute to the development of a Fibromyalgia Research Strategy at the UCD Conway Institute on Thurs 7th June 18 from 10am - 12pm. Admission is free but registration is required.
The inaugural Patient Voice in Diabetes Research event takes place on Wednesday 13th June 2018 from 5:30-9pm in the UCD Charles Institute. This event is free but registration is required.
Mind Reading 2018 – Mental Health and the Written Word takes place from 18th-19th June 2018 at the University of Birmingham. This two-day programme of talks and workshops is a collaboration between the University of Birmingham, UCD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Diseases of Modern Life Project at St Anne’s College, Oxford.