Dr Eoghan Cunnane wins Best Poster Award at the European Society for Vascular Surgery

Dr Cunnane receiving Best Poster Award from Prof David Vorp

Dr Eoghan Cunnane (Contract Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical, Aeronautical and Biomedical Engineering) was the recent recipient of the Best Poster Award at the European Society for Vascular Surgery 4th Spring Meeting held in University College London on the 13th and 14th of May.

International Clinical Trials Day - 20th May 2016

The HRI is delighted to promote international clinical trials day which celebrates the first clinical trial which began in May 1747.

The HMS Salisbury of Britain’s Royal Navy fleet patrols the English Channel at a time when scurvy is thought to have killed more British seamen than French and Spanish arms.  Aboard this ship, surgeon mate James Lind, a pioneer of naval hygiene, conducts what many refer to as the first clinical trial.  Acting on a hunch that scurvy was caused by putrefaction of the body that could be cured through the introduction of acids, Lind recruited 12 men for his “fair test.”

RESEARCH SEMINAR: Prof. Lisa Chasan-Taber, 12.45pm, 4th May 2016

Prof. Lisa Chasan-Taber Sc.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA will present her seminar “Exercise During and after Pregnancy-Opportunities and Challenges to Prevent Health Complications in Mothers and their Babies” on Wednesday, 4th May 2016 at 12.45pm – 2:00pm in PESS Building P1007

Tea/Coffee & Light Lunch @12.45-1.00

RSVP by 28th April to: Rhoda.Sohun@ul.ie
(For catering purposes)

Dr Graham Love - HRB Strategy, followed by Q&A - 28 April 2016

Dr Graham Love Chief Executive, Health Research Board (HRB)

Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive, Health Research Board (HRB) will be presenting

HRB Strategy, followed by a Q&A session

Date: Thursday 28th April 2016, 12.00pm
Venue: GEMS0016, GEMS Building, UL

All are welcome to attend

HRI Seminar Series: Professor Ivan Perry - 27 April 2016

Professor Ivan Perry, University College Cork

The HRI are delighted to welcome Professor Ivan Perry from University College Cork who will open our 2016 seminar series on Wednesday 27th April 2016, 12.45pm, in LERO ROOM T3-013, Tierney Building with his presentation entitled:

“Obesity: A public health perspective on behaviour change”.

Building an Innovation Ecosystem

Dr Michael Walsh, Technology Enhanced Health Outcomes Theme Leader, HRI

Technological developments play a vital role in enhancing patient treatments and thus sustain and improve the health of the population. Dr Walsh is working with an interdisciplinary team of national and international collaborators consisting of clinicians, academics and industrialists to assess how existing medical technologies can be advanced and new technologies can be developed to enhance the treatment of vascular diseases.

Health Futures Lab

The Health Research Futures Lab is funded by the Irish Research Council under their Creative Connections/IDR programme. It is a special workshop held over 4 days (21st-22nd March and 6th-7th April). From 50 applicants, across a wide range of disciplines (AHSS & STEM), we have 22 researchers partaking in the workshop. The focus of the lab is to build capacity to work in interdisciplinary research teams and offers an important neutral space where knowledge and practices from each discipline are considered equal. On the 7th of April from 1.00pm (Castletroy Park Hotel) we will be showcasing the emerging research from five new interdisciplinary health research teams.

Postgraduate Research Excellence Seminar, 28th April 2016

Thursday 28th April 2016, 2:00pm-6.00pm in GEMS0016

The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, in collaboration with the Health Research Institute, has established its first Postgraduate Research Excellence Seminar to promote and celebrate excellence in postgraduate students’ research. This forum will showcase the importance of emergent researchers for the future of research in Ireland.  Dr Graham Love, Chief Executive, Health Research Board will present a keynote address at this prestigious event.


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