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Announcement of the CoEN 2017 “Pathfinder II” call

30 June, 2017

Centres of Excellences in Neurodegeneration7: Announcement of the CoEN 2017 “Pathfinder II” call Science Foundation Ireland is pleased to announce its participation in the Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) Pathfinder 2017 call. For any researchers working/interested in the area of neurodegenerative diseases, Science Foundation Ireland has recently announced its participation in the Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) Pathfinder 2017 call. Deadline for the submission of proposals is the 18th of September 2017. If you are interested in applying to the call or would like any further information, please contact Fiona Manning (fmanning@rcsi.ie) in […]

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3U Partnership – Shared Ambitions

29 June, 2017

Dr Ruth Davis, director of 3U Partnership, on the consortium that combines the educational and research strengths of three Irish universities. 3U PARTNERSHIP is a vibrant example contemporary collaboration in action within the higher education sector in Ireland. 3U Partnership brings together Ireland’s largest medical schools, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), and two of Ireland’s youngest universities, Dublin City University (DCU) and Maynooth University. Combined, the 3U partners have world-class research and teaching portfolios that span medical sciences, biomedical engineering, physical sciences, social sciences, humanities and arts. In addition, RCSI brings clinical […]

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3U Innovediate Workshop

13 June, 2017

Monday, 12th, June 2017: 3U INNOVEDIATE 2017: Advanced Science Communication Workshop for Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in Research A team of academics and professionals from across the 3U Partners (Dublin City University, Maynooth University and RCSI) organised a one day workshop focused on developing and improving communication strategies for researchers who wishe to engage the public and patients as active stakeholders in their research. Key note speakers included Professor Sinéad McGilloway (Maynooth University), Professor Gianpiero Cavalleri (RCSI). The morning sessions of this workshop covered theoretical and ethical issues of the PPI as well as […]

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3U Innovediate Workshop: Communication Skills for Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in Research

12 June, 2017

3U Innovediate is hosting a one day practical workshop focused on developing effective communication strategies for researchers in the 3U Partner Institutions who wish to engage the public and patients as active stakeholders in their research. What is Public and Patient Involvement? Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) is when individuals meaningfully and actively collaborate in the governance, priority setting, and conduct of research, as well as in summarising, distributing, sharing, and applying its resulting knowledge. The importance of PPI in research has been highlighted by many of the funding agencies including, the European Commission Framework […]

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Professionalism across the Professions

22 May, 2017

In a new era of “alternative facts”, public scandals and an increased distrust of traditional symbols of authority, it is not hard to justify a renewed focus on the value of Professionalism in our society.  While few would argue the need to be “professional” in one’s work, the concept itself is not well understood either conceptually or methodologically. Professionalism is pivotal to the relationship between the public and the professional, but there are a variety of diverse perspectives for interpreting what professionalism means in practice.  Through this Forum, “Professionalism across the Professions”, we aim to […]

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Professionalism across the Professions

In a new era of “alternative facts”, public scandals and an increased distrust of traditional symbols of authority, it is not hard to justify a renewed focus on the value of Professionalism in our society.  While few would argue the need to be “professional” in one’s work, the concept itself is not well understood either conceptually or methodologically. Professionalism is pivotal to the relationship between the public and the professional, but there are a variety of diverse perspectives for interpreting what professionalism means in practice. 3U Partnership and the Law Society of Ireland recognize that […]

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Accepting Applications for Doctor of Education programme at Maynooth University

10 May, 2017

Qualification : DOCTOR OF EDUCATION Award Type and NFQ level : PROFESSIONAL DOCTORATE (10) Closing date : 28 May 2017 The Doctor of Education with Specialism is a part-time programme offered by the Department of Education in Maynooth University. It is designed for those who wish to undertake doctoral studies specifically related to their work in the field of education, namely in the areas of teacher education and of educational leadership. It gives students the opportunity to participate in seminars in their chosen area of specialism during the first two years of the programme that […]

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3U PhD HUB is now live!

26 April, 2017

3U Partnership’s online searchable database of current PhD research projects from the 3U Partner Institutions – Dublin City University, Maynooth University and RCSI is now live on the web http://www.3uphdhub.ie/ The 3U PhD Hub offers academics from the 3U Partner Institutions the opportunity to promote PhD research projects (both funded and unfunded) to a wide range of prospective PhD candidates.

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