Master of Engineering in Healthcare Technologies Graduation 2017

27 March, 2017

Congratulations to our 3U student Mr Mark Quinn who waspresented with Master’s degrees from the 3U Partnership’s MSc of Engineering in Healthcare Technologies at a conferring ceremony held on Saturday 25th March in The Helix, Dublin City University. This is a fantastic achievement and we wish you well with all your future endeavours. If you would like to view photos of the conferring visit https://www.facebook.com/pg/3UPartnership/photos/?tab=album&album_id=765299766980417 This exciting Masters programme produces engineers capable of designing and developing electronic devices and systems for the medical and healthcare communities. These individuals will become flexible technologists who can work within the health services, […]

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3U Diabetes consortium identifies a biomarker that could help predict the onset of Type 1 diabetes

A significant finding has been made by the 3U Diabetes Consortium, of Dublin City University, Maynooth University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), which has the potential to contribute to the identification of biological markers that predict the development of Type 1 diabetes, a chronic autoimmune disease. The findings, which have been published in the Diabetes UK online journal Diabetic Medicine, showed the presence of a substance called 12-HETE in blood samples provided by newly diagnosed Type 1 diabetes patients. This substance was not found in patient samples where the condition was […]

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World-leading diabetes expert to speak about precision medicine for diabetes

20 January, 2017

Friday, 20th, January 2017: Precision or personalised  management of diabetes, is a major focus of the Fifth Annual 3U Partnership International Diabetes Conference entitled ‘Current Challenges in Diabetes Research’ which takes place at RCSI (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland) in Dublin today.   The Conference had an update from the National Clinical Lead in Diabetes, Dr Seán Dineen, with 2015 figures showing 5.2% of Irish adults have been diagnosed with the disease. Globally 9% of adults are believed to suffer from diabetes, with many of these remaining undiagnosed.   The topic of precision medicine – […]

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The Future of Healthcare and the impact of Wearable Technology

30 November, 2016

Presentation by Shimmer About Shimmer: Shimmer is a leading provider of wearable wireless sensor products and solutions since its foundation in 2008. As a pioneer in the industry Shimmer are committed to pushing the boundaries, and driving the future development of wearable wireless sensing through their personnel and world class engineering team. Shimmer website: http://www.shimmersensing.com/ ‘Never before have consumer markets been so stimulated by the concept of self-monitoring and access to real-time data. Shimmer marketing manager Martina Donohue will give you an overview about their experience in the exciting wearable landscape, and see where wearables are currently […]

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Postdoctoral Position Biostatistics / Systems Medicine: Clinical and pre-clinical cancer research

14 October, 2016

Project title: Development of novel systems-based stratification tools for the treatment of colorectal cancer Location: Centre for Systems Medicine (CSM) and Department of Physiology and Medical Physics, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI, Dublin, Ireland) For details click here Click here for job description    

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Postdoctoral Position in Bioinformatics (miRNA & epilepsy/neuroscience)

Department: Department of Physiology and Medical Physics Location: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) and RCSI Centre for Systems Medicine. Reporting to: Prof Jochen Prehn or nominee The research group of Prof Jochen Prehn at the Department of Physiology and Medical Physics and the RCSI Centre for Systems Medicine investigates new systems-based biomarkers and therapeutic approaches for the treatment of neurological disorders, diabetes and cancer. This position will employ bioinformatics and systems biology approaches to identify and newly targets for the treatment of epilepsy based on miRNA.   Application Process: Please send a CV and accompanying documentation […]

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Seminar: Academic Librarians Communicating in the 21st Century

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE NEW REVIEW OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP SEMINAR Date: 20 October 2016 Location: Maynooth University For details visit: http://nuim.libguides.com/academic-librarians-communicating-in-the-21st-century-seminar

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Culture Night 2016 at RCSI

SPECTACULAR OUTDOOR 3D ANIMATED LIGHT SHOW (7.30pm – midnight) Join us for Culture Night 2016 on Friday 14th October for a spectacular 3D animated light show that will bring RCSI’s iconic building on St Stephen’s Green to life, taking you on a journey through RCSI’s history from its foundation in 1784, through the historical events of 1916, and ending with a glimpse into the future cutting edge healthcare technology being developed by the College, as part of this visual extravaganza. The show is seven minutes in duration and will run on a continuous loop from […]

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