Bringing expertise in areas such as bioscience, chemical synthesis, medicine, veterinary medicine, bioinformatics, mathematical modelling or engineering to interdisciplinary research programmes.

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Exploring mechanisms of health and disease so as to develop strategies that maintain good health, diagnose disease early and find new and effective treatments.

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UCD Conway Institute

UCD Conway Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre exploring mechanisms of health and disease towards the development of preventative strategies and novel diagnostic & therapeutic solutions.

Our vision is to be leader in biomedical research and innovation; translating this knowledge through industrial, academic & clinical partnerships to benefit health & well-being in Ireland and beyond. We provide an invigorating, interdisciplinary environment to facilitate excellence in the biomedical sciences. This enables the translation of new discoveries towards implementation and fosters next-generation leaders. UCD Conway Institute was named after the first professor of biochemistry & pharmacology in UCD, Professor Edward J. Conway FRS (1894-1968).


Developing strong links with academic centres, teaching hospitals and industry allows us to work interactively across the research continuum in an effort to apply new findings to the investigation and treatment of disease. More


The institute design contributes to promoting interaction between research groups by virtue of its large, open-plan research laboratories with shared support facilities. More


Offering a wide range of career opportunities including postgraduate studentships, postdoctoral fellowships and investigator positions as well as technical and administrative support staff. More

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Located on the Belfield campus of University College Dublin, 4km from the heart of Dublin city. Enquiries: Get in touch with a member of the directorate team here.

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