RCSI’s National Emergency Medicine Programme has been awarded a prestigious Global PMI Award for Project Excellence. The award, which recognises complex projects that deliver superior performance of project management practices and positive impacts on society, was presented at the PMI Professional Awards Gala in Los Angeles. The RCSI project team, across IT and Surgical Affairs, […]
University College Cork has become the first institution outside of North America to achieve a gold star rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). UCC now joins Princeton, Cornell and UC Berkeley in receiving the highest standard, Gold ‘Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System’ (STARS) for excellence in sustainability. […]
By Rudy Kinsella Trinity College Dublin have that they have received an investment that will cost up to €100 million, which will be paid back over 30 years. The investment will go into developments focusing on teaching and research facilities, as well as student accommodation on campus over the next two years. The news was announced […]
Brian Hutton for The Irish Times Breast cancer patients taking vitamin D supplements after being diagnosed were found to have better survival rates, a study of thousands of Irish women by cancer researchers has found. Both the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), which led the research, and the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) say […]
When deciding which medicines, treatments, services and programmes to fund, the primary aim should be to reduce uncertainty about expected outcomes. It’s a year since cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi was made available in Ireland and so far, the reviews are mixed. While of benefit to some patients (reduced exacerbations, for example) others were unable to tolerate it. Access to […]
A new report, ““Shaping the Future of Intellectual Disability Nursing in Ireland” was launched by Minister Finian McGrath TD., on September 19th 2018. The Registered Nurse in Intellectual Disability (RNID) report is sponsored by HSE Disability Services and the HSE Office of Nursing & Midwifery Services Division (ONMSD) in partnership with Professor Mary McCarron and her team […]
On 18 September, the Academic Unit of Neurology held a ceremony to mark the establishment of a PhD scholarship in memory of Galway man Andrew Lydon. The four-year scholarship will support a PhD in Motor Neurone Disease research, and has been awarded to Trinity by the Andrew Lydon Trust. Andrew Lydon was a young Connemara-based […]
NUI Galway Hosts Education Day for Public and Patient Involvement to Inform Healthcare Research NUI Galway will host ‘EMPOWER’, an information and education day for the public, with a series of free workshops introducing ‘Public and Patient Involvement’ and developing the skills required to partner with researchers to guide and influence their work. All members […]
University College Cork has become the first third-level institution outside the US to get a major Sustainability accolade. The gold star rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) means UCC now joins Princeton, Cornell and UC Berkeley in getting the Gold ‘Sustainability Tracking Assessment and Rating System’ (STARS) for […]
This month the University of Limerick (UL) had nearly 1,300 international students commence studies at the University. To welcome the students, UL held a week long orientation program filled with information sessions, events, healthy living workshops and excursions. They captured orientation week at UL and you can watch the video below.
University ranked first in Europe for entrepreneurs for fourth year in succession Charlie Taylor for The Irish Times Trinity College Dublin continues to produce more entrepreneurs than any other university in Europe, according to new independent research. A report conducted by research firm Pitchbook shows Trinity produced 232 entrepreneurs and 212 companies, which collectively raised $2.32 billion (€2 […]
By Fintan Walsh, Heath Correspondent for the Limerick Leader PEOPLE with a family history of colorectal cancer or abnormal gastrointestinal tissue growths (polyps) should be screened, according to breakthrough research co-led by University of Limerick academics. Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in Ireland, with 20 deaths and 60 diagnoses a […]
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