UCD Impact Case Study Competition - Previous Winners


  • 2021 Winner

    Irish Critical Care-Clinical Trials Network

    UCD School of Medicine

    Improving outcomes of critically ill patients with COVID-19

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  • "Our national and international collaborations, established before the COVID-19 pandemic, allowed us to respond in a timely manner and give life-saving information at the bedside, guiding clinical practice in Ireland and beyond."
    – Professor Alistair Nichol



  • 2020 Winner

    Associate Professor Catherine Cox

    UCD School of History

    ‘Out of sight, out of mind’: changing public perceptions of the mental health crisis in Irish prisons

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  • "We communicated with large audiences about an important but neglected issue, mental health in the criminal justice system ... importantly for me, a historian, we put the history of these issues in conversation with our present."
    – Associate Professor Catherine Cox



  • 2019 Winner

    Associate Professor Emilie Pine

    UCD School of English, Drama and Film

    Communicating the legacy of child abuse and helping victims heal

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  • "I’m delighted with this recognition of the collaborative work of colleagues across the university and survivors of institutional abuse. This really shows the academic and real-world value of Humanities research."
    – Associate Professor Emilie Pine





  • 2018 Winner

    Associate Professor Crystal Fulton

    School of Information & Communication Studies

    Playing Social Roulette: The impact of gambling on individuals and society in Ireland

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  • "I am honoured to have received the UCD Research Impact Case Study Award. Research that supports people builds a highly rewarding experience for both communities and researchers. This award means a lot to me, because it recognises the impact my research has had on our daily lives through regulation and policy development. I am grateful to my participants for sharing their experiences, as well as my funders for enabling this work, and UCD for recognising the social impact of this work through this award."
    – Associate Professor Crystal Fulton


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  • 2017 Winner

    Professor Michelle Norris

    UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice

    Funding Social Housing for Low-Income Households After Ireland's Economic Crisis

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