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UL – New Cystic Fibrosis Device To Reduce Antibiotic Usage

A medical device for Cystic Fibrosis (CF) sufferers which lessens their exposure to infections resulting in fewer doctors’ visits, reduced antibiotic usage and shorter hospital stays, is expected to be market ready within two years. University of Limerick (UL) inventors recently secured funding for the new percussion device that helps remove mucus from the airways […]

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US Department of Health funds five research projects at TCD

The US Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) has awarded Trinity researchers significant funding to pursue five ground-breaking research projects in a number of fields related to human health, including neuroscience, psychiatric illness and pulmonary disease. Professor of Psychiatry, Michael Gill, and Professor in Psychiatry, Aiden Corvin, were successful as partners funded by the […]

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UCC – New clinical trial for Malignant Melanoma patients

Cork Cancer Research Centre, based at UCC, announce the launch of a new clinical trial for the treatment of malignant melanoma, aimed at significantly improving patient outcomes. In Ireland there are approximately 630 new cases of melanoma diagnosed each year with 110 people losing their lives to the disease annually. Melanoma mortality is increasing very […]

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UCD Medicine Alumnus Named IDSA President

Dr William G Powderly, former Dean of Medicine & Head, UCD School of Medicine, has been named as President of the Infectious Disease Society of America (ISDA), an organisation of physicians, scientists and other health care professionals dedicated to promoting health through excellence in infectious disease research, education, prevention and patient care. In assuming the […]

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Healthcare Experts to Discuss Treatment, Recovery and Life after Stroke at RCSI MyHealth Free Public Lecture

Revolutionary clot retrieval procedure now being performed on patients at Beaumont Hospital dramatically improves patient outcomes People who suffer a stroke can face a number of challenges in how it will impact their everyday lives. However, the quicker patients receive immediate treatment for stroke, in terms of early identification and medical procedures, the less damage […]

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International employers view Trinity graduates among the elite

Graduates from Trinity College Dublin are among the most employable in the world, according to the 2016 Global Employability University Rankings. Trinity is the only Irish university to appear in the rankings, where it sits at number 134. This unique ranking was provided by 1) surveying a panel made up of recruiters from 20 countries, who were at […]

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World-class research centre opens at University of Limerick

Investment of €86 million attracts leading scientists into UL’s Bernal Institute New drugs, better batteries and new materials are just a few of the discoveries expected to emerge from a €86 million investment in a new research institute at the University of Limerick. Taoiseach Enda Kenny was on hand on Monday to formally open the Bernal […]

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UCC Professor Barry O’Sullivan named top SFI researcher

  Professor Barry O’Sullivan, Director of Insight at UCC, has been named SFI Researcher of the Year, recognizing his significant contribution to the Irish research community in his career. He has been honored for his “exceptional scientific and engineering research outputs” combined with his ability to communicate and, where appropriate, exploit his research.   Professor […]

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900 healthcare and research professionals to graduate from RCSI at November Conferring Ceremonies

Celebrations commenced with Conferring Dinner and President’s Teaching Awards 15 November 2016 RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) conferred 200 candidates with undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at two conferring ceremonies at the College on St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. These are the first of four November conferring ceremonies, which will see a total of 925 […]

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NUI Galway Students Attend First Healthcare Simulation Programme Workshop

Pictured are the first group of students undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters in Medical and Healthcare Simulation at NUI Galway. The first group of NUI Galway students undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and Masters in Medical and Healthcare Simulation recently attended a two-day workshop as part of their course. The hands-on interactive simulation based learning workshop […]

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RTE science show “10 Things to Know About…” to explore RCSI bone regeneration research

RCSI research to feature three episodes in current series Research from RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) will feature prominently in the television programme “10 Things to Know About…” which kicks off on RTE One at 8.30pm this evening. RCSI will feature in three of the six episodes in this; the second series of […]

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Eight UCD research projects awarded Science Foundation Ireland funding grants

Awards help early and mid-career researchers to develop essential skills Grants will fund projects carried out by 100 researchers from seven countries Gender initiative ensures maximum of six applicants at each institution were male Research projects at University College Dublin have received eight of the 40 awards granted in the latest round of funding from […]

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