Success and Achievements
The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems has a long and inspiring history of student, staff and graduate success and achievements both nationally and internationally. We are extraordinarily proud of the impact and contributions of these special individuals and groups in the advancements of their professions and the community more generally. Here you can read more about a very small selection of recent successes and achievements.
Nursing Student Favour Ochonma winner at the MyEU50 Third Level competition
Favour Ochonma from Co Meath emerged as the winner for her speech titled ‘From Hope to Prosperity: Celebrating the EU’s 50-Year Impact on Ireland and Beyond’.
Midwifery Trailblazers: Tegan Kavanagh and Mary Curtin recognised at Maternity and Midwifery Forum
Midwifery student Tegan Kavanagh wins Student Midwife Trailblazer and lecturer Mary Curtin is highly commended for Midwife Education Trailblazer.
Children’s and General Student Chloe Slevin is awarded the 2022 UCD President’s Award
Chloe was nominated by peers and staff for her contributions to student extracurricular activities, as well as her involvement in charitable fundraising. Chloe is a talented artist and has auctioned her works ensuring all proceeds went to charitable causes which demonstrates great philanthropy for an undergraduate student.
Dr. Seán Paul Teeling Awarded with a UCD Teaching Excellence Award
As nominated by colleagues and students, Dr. Teeling is recognised for his commitment and dedication to teaching excellence.
Associate Professor Eileen Furlong receives Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Irish Association for Nurses in Oncology (IANO) awarded Associate Professor Eileen Furlong a Lifetime Achievement Award for her dedication to cancer education and research at the 40th Anniversary Conference of the IANO in October 2022.