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IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship and Postgraduate Scholarship Awardees

By |2023-09-15T14:13:34+01:00September 14th, 2023|

Three INFANT researchers received IRC Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship and Postgraduate Scholarship Awards. Minister Simon Harris announced €24.6 million in Irish Research Council funding to support rising researchers and pioneering projects. “I am delighted to announce this investment for a new generation of postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers under the Irish Research Council’s Government of [...]

INFANT PhD student received Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists

By |2023-09-15T09:48:59+01:00September 12th, 2023|

Huge congratulations to INFANT PhD student Caroline Joyce on receiving her Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists. Caroline's PhD work is on the identification of Biomarkers for the Diagnosis, Management and Follow-up of Women with Gestational Trophoblastic Disease. This project aims to identify more sensitive biomarkers for GTD to allow earlier detection of disease [...]

Born Too Soon Airs on Virgin Media One

By |2023-09-04T09:26:20+01:00September 4th, 2023|

Born Too Soon will give an unprecedented look into lives of the hardworking staff who dedicate their lives to caring for vulnerable newborns at CUH's neonatal unit. TV crews have been in the hospital all year filming 'Born Too Soon,' following the stories of families and medical teams looking after premature babies born at the [...]

INFANT Director, Prof Geraldine Boylan wins prestigious award

By |2023-09-05T15:36:11+01:00August 31st, 2023|

Geraldine Boylan, Professor of Neonatal Physiology, Department of Paediatrics & Child Health, University College Cork and Director of the INFANT Research Centre was awarded the 2023 Tom Connor Distinguished Investigator Award from Neuroscience Ireland. Professor Boylan was presented the prestige award at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) during the annual Neuroscience Ireland conference. This [...]

International Guest Speaker on Knowledge Translation and Patient Engagement in Child Health Research

By |2023-08-24T16:12:14+01:00August 24th, 2023|

INFANT Research Centre are delighted to be hosting a special guest speaker event with Dr. Shannon Scott, Professor and a Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Translation for Children’s Health from the University of Alberta, Canada on Thursday 7 September from 13.00-14.00 in room 1.02 Brookfield Health Sciences Complex. In advance of the launch of UCC [...]

We Are Hiring! – Post-Doctoral Researcher, INFANT Research Centre

By |2023-07-24T10:05:12+01:00July 24th, 2023|

INFANT Research Centre is now accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher on a part time basis to work on COVICAT project which is supported by the North-South HEA programme. The researcher will be responsible for data management and data analysis of data on COVID-19 infection and vaccine in pregnancy in Ireland and Europe. Strong management [...]

Funded PhD Opportunity, supported by the HRB CRF (Clinical Research Facility) UCC

By |2023-07-10T15:59:06+01:00July 10th, 2023|

Funded PhD, supported by the HRB CRF (Clinical Research Facility) UCC Project Title: PPI in clinical trials for vulnerable populations This HRB CRF (Clinical Research Facility) UCC fully funded PhD involves a multistakeholder collaboration between CRFC, PPI Ignite Network @ UCC and the INFANT Research Centre. The PhD will address conceptual and implementation aspects of [...]

CergenX, INFANT spin-out raises €1.2m in funding to develop newborn brain screening

By |2023-07-10T15:32:25+01:00July 10th, 2023|

Cork-based medtech company CergenX has raised €1.2 million in funding to further develop its technology to screen newborns for brain injury. CergenX is a spin-out from the Infant Centre in UCC. Founded by chief executive Jason Mowles, chief science officer Professor Geraldine Boylan and chief technology officer Sean Griffin in 2021. The company is currently [...]

INFANT PI, Prof Keelin O’Donoghue awarded Distinguished Researcher Award

By |2023-08-01T13:15:38+01:00July 6th, 2023|

INFANT PI, Professor Keelin O’Donoghue was awarded the International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA) Distinguished Researcher Award for her contribution or her contribution to research on stillbirth/newborn death. The award was conferred at the closing ceremony of the 2023 conference, hosted at the University of Sheffield from 30 June to 02 July. Announcing the award, Professor Adrienne Gordon said: “She has [...]

Cerebral Palsy Foundation awards €1.6 million funding to UCC

By |2023-06-29T14:57:57+01:00June 6th, 2023|

Cerebral Palsy Foundation awards €1.6 million funding to University College Cork to support cerebral palsy education and research Funding of €1.6 million will support UCC’s appointment of a Chair in Early Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy. The Cerebral Palsy Foundation Chair will lead research in early brain injury and cerebral palsy at the Irish Centre [...]