- On the 9th of September TILDA will be hosting an event in collaboration with Gateway to Global Ageing and the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA) focusing on using TILDA's publicly available datasets. As well as looking at the TILDA data available through ISSDA, this session will also include presentations from the Gateway to Global Ageing team who are working on harmonising data from across the HRS family of studies to enable cross-country research. For more information please click here.
- Health Research Board Clinical Research Coordination Ireland (HRB CRCI) will be having its official launch on September 29th. HRB CRCI provides overarching support and coordination of multicentre clinical research activities to both academic and industry funded clinical trials as well as standardising the quality systems used by the network partners. It is co-funded by the Health Research Board and Enterprise Ireland, supported by the five largest Irish Universities and is hosted by Molecular Medicine Ireland. For more details on the launch click here.
- Uniphar CROSS Atlantic Cycle Join the Uniphar CROSS Atlantic Cycle 4-8 September 2016 in support of cancer research at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital. We are looking for volunteers to join Team Trinity and will help with sponsorship. If you are interested, please contact Zhanna O’Clery email@example.com.
- The 10th International Cancer Conference. 'New Frontiers in Personalised Cancer Care', 17-18 October 2016, TBSI, Trinity College Dublin. The application for CPD points is pending. Register here. Call for the conference abstract submissions is live. Deadline for submissions is 15 August. For further information about the conference please visit their website.
New online application procedure for the School of Medicine Level 1 Ethics committee:
All application for the School of Medicine Research Ethics Level 1 Committee should now be made via the ethics online application system. Full details regarding how to make an application can be found here.
- ‘The Alert Program in Irish Post-Primary Schools: A NBSS National Study of a Teacher Facilitated Self-Regulation Programme’ by Dr. Siobhan Mac Cobb (Discipline of Occupational Therapy) reports on the value perceived by teachers and students on a programme that develops unique approaches for supporting better participation in mainstream schools by students with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties. The Alert Program is the result of a collaboration between Dr. Mac Cobb and The Department of Education since 2009.
Research Funding Opportunites and Deadlines
Research funding opportunities: August 2016 (PDF 690kB) local access only