Researchers met to Discuss Inflammatory Disease Mechanisms and Clinical Perspectives

3 November, 2016

Experts meet to discuss inflammatory disease mechanisms and clinical perspectives: Thursday, 3rd November 2016 Today, the Professor Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University, welcomed Irish and International researchers from Industry and academia to the Irish Area Section of the Biochemical Society (IASBS) Conference on Inflammatory Diseases. The Irish Area Section of the Biochemical Society (IASBS) Conference on Inflammatory Diseases is a focused meeting (sponsored by the Biochemical Society) is bringing researchers from the United States, Denmark, United Kingdom and Ireland, from both academia and industry, together to discuss inflammatory disorders, their mechanisms and how this […]

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3U Pathway University Foundation Programme Starting

9 September, 2016

The 3U Pathway University Foundation Programme equips international students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish in undergraduate study in Ireland. This intensive programme offers international High School graduates an effective transition between the education they received in their home country and the requirements for undergraduate study at either Dublin City University (DCU) or Maynooth University or other Irish universities. For further details regarding the programme visit: http://3u.ie/3u-pathway-programmes/3u-pathway-university-foundation-programme/    

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Closing Date for 3U Pathway Programmes January 2017

1 September, 2016

01 December 2016 is the closing date to apply for the 3U Pathway University Foundation Programme and the 3U Pathway Postgraduate Foundation Programme    3U Pathway University Foundation Programme The 3U Pathway University Foundation Programme equips international students, like you, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to flourish in your undergraduate study at either Dublin City University (DCU) or Maynooth University. This intensive programme offers you an effective transition between the education you have already received in your home country and the requirements for undergraduate study at either DCU or Maynooth University. 3U PATHWAY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION PROGRAMME APPLICATION   3U Pathway Postgraduate […]

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Public Lecture by Dr Ben Goldacre

2 June, 2016

SENIOR CLINICAL RESEARCH FELLOW NUFFIELD DEPARTMENT OF PRIMARY CARE HEALTH SCIENCES, MEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD Ben Goldacre is the best-selling author, broadcaster, campaigner, medical doctor and academic who specialises in unpicking the misuse of science and statistics by journalists, politicians, quacks, drug companies, and more. His first book “Bad Science” has sold over 500,000 copies to date, is published in 18 countries, and reached number one in the UK non-fiction bestseller charts. He has also written “Bad Pharma”, which focuses on bad behaviour in the pharmaceutical industry and medicine more broadly: it is […]

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3U Innovediate: Advanced research communications skills summer institute 30 May – 02 June 2016

30 May, 2016

Programme Details This is a highly participative, residential 4-day intensive programme which will provide participants with effective skills and techniques to negotiate a wide variety of media outlets and that will help them become effective communicators of their research and interests. To view Programme Details click here How to Register/Pre-Programme Preparation Participants are required to prepare a lay or popular summary (300 words) of their research work in a style that a friend or family member with no connection to scientific research can understand. Participants will be asked to choose one visual aid to help […]

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The Burns Sisters: John Bellamy Foster Masterclass

6 May, 2016

The Two Cultures and the Ecological Rift John Bellamy Foster, University of Oregon Date: Friday, 06 May 2016 12 noon Venue: NIRSA Conference Room, IONTAS building Maynooth University John Bellamy Foster is Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon. His research is devoted to critical inquiries into theory and history, focusing primarily on the economic, political and ecological contradictions of capitalism and imperialism, but also encompassing the wider realm of social theory as a whole. Recent works include: Marx and the Earth: An Anti-Critique (co-authored with Paul Burkett) (Boston: Brill, 2016), The Endless Crisis: […]

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Journey to Postgraduate Study in Ireland

The 3U Pathway Postgraduate Foundation Programme class of 2015/16 are hosting a symposium about their Journey to Postgraduate Study in Ireland. As the very first cohort of the 3U Pathway Postgraduate Foundation Programme, this symposium will showcase their experiences and motivations and provide valuable insight for fellow international students, university lecturers and staff of Cultural Bureaux and International Offices. The symposium will take place as follows: Date: 6 MAY 2016 Time: 11.00 AM – 1.00 PM Location: MILLTOWN PARK, SANDFORD RD, RANELAGH, DUBLIN 6 If you are interested in attending, please email pathways@3u.ie

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Burns Sisters Lecture: John Bellamy Foster

5 May, 2016

The Anthropocene and the Crisis of Civilization: Climate Change and Capitalism John Bellamy Foster, University of Oregon Date: Thursday, May 5th, 2016 at 6:00pm – 8.00pm Venue:  Cheyne Lecture Theatre, RCSI, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 Abstract: What scientists call the Anthropocene, representing a new “anthropogenic rift” in this evolution of the planet, has forever altered humanity’s relation to the earth. For more than a half a century the scientific community has been concerned about accelerated climate change. Ecological change that is irreversible on a human time scale now threatens civilization and possibly the survival […]

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