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RCSI Hosts Innovative Urology Skills Training for Leading US Cancer Centre

This week, RCSI is hosting an innovative surgical skills course for surgeons from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in the US, who have come to Ireland to avail of the new state-of-the-art training facilities at the National Surgical and Clinical Skills Centre at 26 York Street. This collaborative course is a partnership between Memorial Sloan […]

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26 York Street Voted Ireland’s Favourite Building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has announced RCSI‘s 26 York Street as the winner of the Public Choice category at the RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2018. The healthcare education facility, designed by Henry J Lyons, was announced as Ireland’s favourite building in advance of the annual awards which celebrate the important […]

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New Healthcare Education Facility for Dublin

  Europe’s most advanced healthcare education facility has been officially opened in Dublin city. Based at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), 26 York Street aims to promote innovation in learning, delivering ‘world class medical and healthcare education’. According to the Minister for Education, Richard Bruton, this €80 million 10-floor facility ‘showcases the […]

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INFANT Secures €800,000 to Enable Better Clinical Trails for Infants and Children

A new network, In4Kids, was launched today to facilitate the development of new drugs for children in Ireland and across Europe. Up to now, paediatric patients generally receive ‘smaller doses’ of adult medicines or dilution of therapies as they have not been specifically developed and trialed on children. Approximately 60% of medicines and therapies used […]

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RCSI Students Celebrate Final Medicine Results Day 2018

284 medical students from RCSI received their final year medicine results on Thursday 17 May. In a tradition that has been running for more than 60 years in RCSI, the results were read out to students from the top of the stairs in 123 St Stephen’s Green. Students gathered to hear their results and to […]

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Athena Swan Bronze Award: UCC School of Pharmacy

Congratulations to the University College Cork School of Pharmacy who were awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award in acknowledgment of its demonstrated commitment to promote the advancement of STEMM careers for women in higher education. The School of Pharmacy, along with the Schools of Chemistry and Biological Environment and Earth Sciences, are the first recipients […]

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Six Irish Universities Win Research Innovation Awards

DCU, Trinity, DIT, University of Limerick, UCD, and College of Surgeons make impact at Knowledge Transfer Ireland awards Six innovation projects from Ireland’s research and technology sectors won prizes at the annual Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) Impact Awards in Dublin on Thursday. University College Dublin was awarded the “Collaborative Research” award for its work with […]

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Trinity College Dublin to Become Disposable Plastic Free Zone

Trinity College has announced its campus is to become a disposable plastic free zone in the next two years. The university is to phase out disposable plastic containers and utensils. It has asked its students to decide which items to start with, by voting in an online poll. Among the options are to replace disposable glasses […]

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UCD Opens Ireland’s First Hospital Knowledge Transfer office at St. Vincent’s University and the Mater

Dublin, Ireland, 9 May 2018, University College Dublin (UCD), in partnership with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) and The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH), today announced the opening of Ireland’s first in-hospital Knowledge Transfer (KT) Offices. The KT Offices have been established to develop the commercial potential of the research outputs emerging from both hospitals […]

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First Irish Academic to Receive Second ERC Advanced Grant

Prof Kenneth Wolfe, Professor of Genomic Evolution has been awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant for the second time in his career. He is the first ever Ireland-based researcher to receive two of the highly sought after research funding awards. ERC Advanced Grants fund well-established research leaders with internationally renowned track records. They support […]

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RCSI Enters Research Agreement to Identify Genetic Targets for Childhood Epilepsies

Developing new treatments for childhood epilepsies and neuro-developmental diseases is the aim of a new partnership between RCSI (FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for chronic and rare neurological diseases based at RCSI) and F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd. announced today. The three-year partnership aims to guide scientists to new gene targets to control some of the […]

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Hundreds of University College Cork Students Pledge to Reduce Waste

Hundreds of University College Cork students signed a Waste Reduction Bill to mark the national Sick of Plastic Day of Action on campus last Friday. UCC Green Campus teamed up with the campus’s Boole Library staff to organise the bill-signing event ahead of the ‘shop and drop’ Plastic Day of Action to raise awareness about the campaign […]

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