Culture Night 2016 at RCSI

14 October, 2016

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 […]


Prof Kevin McGuigan: 3U Global Health Researcher

8 September, 2016

Prof Kevin McGuigan is associate professor in the Department of Physiology and Medical Physics and director of the Solar Disinfection Group at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland You use the sun to make water cleaner and safer. Can you explain? Hundreds of millions of people around the world don’t have access to safe drinking water. This causes diarrhoeal illness, which can be fatal, particularly for children under five. To carry out solar disinfection, you put water into a clear glass or plastic bottle and leave it in the sun for a few hours. […]


3U NSTEP Strand 1 Publication

11 July, 2016

3U NSTEP: NATIONAL INITIATIVE IN STEM EDUCATION AND PRACTICE Strand 1 research initiative  has led to many positive collaborations between academics across the 3U Partnership in several disciplines – all of which focus on researching the pedagogies of teaching STEM subjects at 3rd level. In particular, we are very pleased that a number of collaborations generated through 3U NSTEP Strand 1 have led to further projects that have successfully attracted external funding from the National Teaching and Learning Forum. We have produced a publication of the outputs of the 3U NSTEP Strand 1 projects. To […]


3U Innovediate: Advanced research communication skills Summer Institute

7 June, 2016

30 May – 02 June 2016 3U INNOVEDIATE is a 3U PARTNERSHIP joint initiative developed by DCU’s School of Communications, Maynooth University’s Writing Centre and Graduate Studies Office and RCSI’s School of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics and the Health Professions Education Centre with additional contributions from external media professionals and from the 3U Partner Institutions’ Libraries. The four-day intensive Summer Institute was aimed at postgraduate students (either MSc by research or PhD) who are towards the end of their research, are writing up a thesis and/or looking for jobs or research […]


Bestselling author of “Bad Science” Dr Ben Goldacre

Bestselling author of “Bad Science” Dr Ben Goldacre to speak at 3U Partnership public lecture  02 June 2016 Dr Ben Goldacre will unpick dodgy scientific claims, missing research results and badly designed clinical trials in his public lecture for 3U Partnership entitled “Bad Trials” taking place at 4:30pm today in RCSI. Dr Goldacre will speak to a capacity audience of staff and students from across the 3U Partner Institutions, DCU, Maynooth University and RCSI, as well as to a wider audience of interested stakeholders and the general public at the 3U Partnership sponsored event which […]


3U Master of Engineering in Healthcare Technologies Graduation

13 April, 2016

Congratulations to our 3U students Mr Killian Haycock and Meabh Loughman who were presented with Master’s degrees from the 3U Partnership’s MSc of Engineering in Healthcare Technologies at a conferring ceremony held on Saturday 2nd April 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 click: Graduation Album 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 […]


Times Higher Education Best Universities in Europe

11 March, 2016

Congratulations to our 3U Partner Universities Maynooth University & RCSI who have been ranked in the Times Higher Education Best Universities in Europe. The Top 200 European Universities is a subset of the THE World University Rankings released in Sept 2015 & is based on the same dataset of 13 performance indicators, but limited to European Universities only. Overall 22 countries are represented in the top 200 list, which draws upon data from the 800 universities from 70 countries in the overall THE World… University Rankings. RCSI is ranked 46th in the world for ‘International […]


3U Partnership’s 4th Annual Diabetes Conference

20 January, 2016

Islet transplantation, a treatment, not currently available for people with type 1 diabetes in Ireland, will be a major focus of the Fourth 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...