Children’s Health Ireland Cancer Trials Group and Ireland East Hospital Cancer Trials Group awarded almost €5 million, under UCD School of Medicine management.
Cancer diagnostic spin-out OncoMark acquired by Cepheid Inc, to launch early-stage breast cancer test on GeneXpert Platform in global markets.
IRC and Government’s Shared Island unit announce awards to explore north-south research including benefits of All-Island Cancer Research Institute
Universities sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) establishing a new International Innovator Fellowship programme at the UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health (IIFH).
The Public Patient Involvement (PPI) Ignite Network spans seven universities and 10 national partners across the island of Ireland
Veterinary parasitology and immunology, virology, forestry, sustainable food systems and all-island food integrity were among funded projects.
Led by Professor Fiona Doohan, Mycotox-I will ensure the safety and quality of grain produce by monitoring and controlling mycotoxin contamination of grain and milled product.
Number 1 in Ireland for highest volume of research publications per year
Publication impact is 75% above world averages (2015 to 2019)
Research funding in the past 5 years
Number 1 in Ireland for % of Open Access publications
Professor O'Connor's expertise, research and vision have positioned UCD and Ireland as a European leader in bioeconomy research. Developing from an innovation partnership with Glanbia in 2014 and his work as part of a taskforce to look at the repurposing of the former Lisheen mine site in Tipperary, Kevin helped to create the Lisheen Bioeconomy Campus which has the potential to create over 1,800 jobs and return €75M to the local area.