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CergenX wins UCC Spin-out Company of the Year

By |2024-06-04T15:42:23+01:00June 4th, 2024|

INFANT, UCC spin-out company CergenX, won "UCC Spin-out Company of the Year" at the 2023 UCC Research and Innovation Awards. CergenX is a MedTech company founded in 2021 from INFANT, University College Cork. Its ambition is to make AI-powered brain health monitoring part of standard newborn screening for all infants at birth. Using AI technology, [...]

Dr Cathal O’Connor Awarded The William Stokes Award

By |2024-06-04T14:29:11+01:00June 4th, 2024|

Dr Cathal O'Conor, INFANT PhD student & Irish Clinical Academic Training (ICAT) Programme fellow won The William Stokes Award which is awarded by the Trainees Committee in Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. It recognises research of the highest standards carried out by Trainees in Higher Specialist Training or International Clinical Fellowship Programme. He is [...]

We Are Hiring! Clinical Research Fellow

By |2024-05-14T12:01:17+01:00May 14th, 2024|

INFANT is now accepting applications for Clinical Research Fellow to support the work of pillar 2 of the ELEVATE programme – Enhance the early detection of motor, cognitive and executive function in infants who have an elevated risk of cerebral palsy, to support targeted interventions. Specifically, the Clinical Research Fellow’s work will focus on the [...]

We Are Hiring! Postdoctoral Researcher

By |2024-05-09T13:59:59+01:00May 9th, 2024|

INFANT is now accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher to join the team and help advance research in early brain injury and cerebral palsy. The Postdoctoral Researcher will focus on developing new diagnostic and predictive biomarkers for early detection of brain injury in newborns and high risk children. Project Title: Cerebral Palsy Foundation Funding Post Duration: 2 [...]

We Are Hiring! Research Support Officer (Office Manager)

By |2024-05-14T12:01:57+01:00May 7th, 2024|

The INFANT Research Centre is now accepting applications for a full time Research Support Officer - Administration - Office Manager. The Office Manager will support the general administrative and office management functions of the INFANT Centre. The role requires significant Administrative and Office Management experience and excellent communication, IT and organisational skills. Project Title: Various INFANT [...]

Tánaiste launches new €11.6 million Cerebral Palsy research programme at University College Cork

By |2024-04-17T12:19:46+01:00March 22nd, 2024|

Groundbreaking partnership funded by SFI and Cerebral Palsy Foundation Friday, March 22, 2024: The Tánaiste, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Defence, Micheál Martin TD, today launched a new €11.6 million research programme focused on Cerebral Palsy at University College Cork (UCC). ELEVATE, a ground-breaking five-year initiative, has been funded under the Science Foundation [...]

Free Educational Town Hall for parents and families of children with cerebral palsy

By |2024-03-20T12:16:05+00:00March 20th, 2024|

INFANT Research Centre and The Cerebral Palsy Foundation are hosting a free educational Town Hall to share the latest updates and overall management of cerebral palsy with families. The event is taking place on Saturday 23 March 2024 from 12.30pm-2pm in the Hayfield Manor Hotel, Cork and is open to parents and families of children [...]

International Women’s Day 2024

By |2024-03-08T11:06:32+00:00March 8th, 2024|

Today, 8th March 2024 is International Women’s Day, a day where we celebrate the achievements of our female research team at INFANT. All of whom play a key role in transforming the future of maternal and child healthcare. Led by Director Professor Geraldine Boylan, and hosted at University College Cork, INFANT is the hub of world-leading [...]

We Are Hiring! Research Support Officer (in4kids Network Manager) INFANT Research Centre

By |2024-03-19T08:13:10+00:00February 20th, 2024|

The INFANT Research Centre is now accepting applications for a Research Support Officer – in4kids Network Manager. In4kids is a national paediatric clinical research network funded by Health Research Board (HRB). In4kids is a key component of, and the National Hub for, the Conect4children network.  Conect4children, (collaborative network for European clinical trials for children - [...]

Report published by Government recommends statutory right to paid leave for pregnancy loss under 24 weeks

By |2024-02-14T13:02:02+00:00February 14th, 2024|

A report commissioned by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY), and authored by researchers at University College Cork and the University of Galway, has recommended that a statutory right to paid leave should be introduced for pre-viability pregnancy loss – regardless of the gestational stage or the reason for the loss. As part of the PLACES [...]