2022 News & Events
- Shane Kenny Memorial Biotechnology Lecture Tuesday 22nd February 2022
- The High Tech CEO
- ENGAGE 2022 Grand Final
- Acclimatize Summer Studentships
- ENGAGE 2022 Accessible Science
- Acclimatize - Leave Only Paw PrintsClass of 2022 Graduation
- Class of 2022 GraduationClass of 2022 MSc Graduation & Medal Awards
ENGAGE 2022 Grand Final
Accessible Science in plain English. All Welcome.
We are delighted to invite you to the ENGAGE 2022 Grand Final which will take place on Tuesday 12th of April at 4.30pm both as an in-person event in the Moore Auditorium UCD O'Brien Centre for Science and online via a live Zoom webinar.
The event is open to the general public and we invite you, your family, friends and colleagues to be entertained and informed by plain English presentations and posters spanning a breadth of biomedical science.
Our host for the event is Phil Smyth, an award winning science communicator and broadcaster. Phil is a physicist and an engineer, "loving all things weird, wonderful and explosive"! His principal research interests lie in the field of communication, specifically engaging and exciting an interest in the sciences in students of all ages. He is a presenter with RTÉ having written and presented on over 320 shows including his latest project, Home School Hub.
The following is the list of our six finalists for the ENGAGE 2022 Grand Final and their talk titles:
Niamh Moreton: "Stroke: Priming the Brain to Survive"
Ciara Lynch: "Planet Earth III? Can we give David Attenborough a reason to be optimistic?"
Niall Treacy: "Keeping it Renal: Growing Kidney Tissue Without Using Animal Materials"
Danielle Galvin: "Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater - Are herbal remedies just glorified soup?"
Rebecca Sheridan: "Understanding how cancer hacks our cell communication network"
Elin Strachan: "Inherited Blindness: Next Top Model"
Supervisor: Asst Prof Niamh O'Sullivan
Register here to join us in person on Tuesday 12th April at 4.30pm in the Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science
Head of School / Professor of Microbiology
UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science
- Rebecca Sheridan: "Understanding how cancer hacks our cell communication network"
- Elin Strachan: "Inherited Blindness: Next Top Model"