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  • Support Scholarships | Student Hardship Fund | Student Clubs and Societies
    I am deeply grateful for this enabling contribution to my development as a student and professional athlete Australia 1984 Scholarships was established in 2009 and honours the contributions and continuous involvement of three remarkable UCD RFC alumni to rugby in UCD Read More Access New ERA Scholarships Name Maria Madden Scholarship Programme Access Scholarship New ERA equal right to access Studying B A History and English From Co Galway This scholarship has made such a difference to my quality of life The relief of not being under so muchfinancial pressure is indescribable Receiving a scholarship from UCD not only affects me but also has a hugely positive effect on my family This scholarship completely took worries off their shoulders and allowed them to support me in other non financial ways Read More I feel like I am a role model for other young people who are in a similar situation Some people can lose faith in their own abilities because of where they are from their domestic situation or other background issues Having a scholarship encouraged me to ignore these factors and made me more determined to succeed Sports Scholarship Name Finbar Manning Scholarship Sports Scholarship Programme Studying Veterinary Medicine From Co Clare One huge benefit of having a UCD Sports Scholarship is that it is really encouraging to know that a club with such formidable talent as UCD Boat Club recognise and have confidence in my ability I have been given this scholarship to benefit the club and drive the team to new levels Read More It can be difficult sometimes to marry both sport and study It takes some discipline and planning but it can definitely be done if you re passionate enough about both I am in my 3 rd year of studying Veterinary Medicine which has

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  • the One Percent Difference campaign launches National Giving Week from November 11th to 17th UCD Foundation asks you to give back to UCD by donating 1 of your time or money to UCD Foundation One Percent Difference is a campaign that Philanthropy Ireland hopes will inspire the nation by increasing the awareness of the importance of charity giving with a long term goal to double current levels of giving in Ireland It is based on a simple idea that it does not matter who you are or what you do just give the same 1 whether it is time or money Watch this short video to find out more or visit www onepercentdifference ie Government funding today accounts for less than 50 of UCD s income and given the constant decline in state funding coupled with a significant increase in student numbers we need your 1 more than ever If you are UCD alumni you already know the great opportunities that a UCD education offers and we want to give each student the same opportunity to undertake their degree and fully participate in campus life regardless of their means You can help us do that Your 1 will help us

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  • UCD Foundation - Research and Learning - Gifts in Action
    UCD The partnership includes support for the new UCD Science Centre an iconic 67 000 square metre building with state of the art teaching and research facilities and the establishment of the ICON Newman Fellowship in Genomics The ICON Newman Fellowship in Genomics has been awarded to Colm Ryan who will spend the next two years combining computational and experimental approaches to discover gene variants with known mechanism of action in cardiovascular disease diabetes and cancer Read More Colm will be based in the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Sciences and the UCD Complex and Adaptive Systems Laboratory He will be mentored by Professor Denis Shields and Dr Sean Ennis Read more Related links http www irishtimes com newspaper finance 2012 0906 1224323654045 html http www pharmatimes com Article 12 09 06 ICON partners with University College Dublin to advance research aspx http www centerwatch com news online article 3855 icon forms partnership with university college dublin http www pharmalive com News index cfm articleid 855616 categoryid 54 Janssen Cilag Newman Fellow in Dermatology Name Dr Cheryl Sweeney Newman Fellowship Programme Janssen Cilag Newman Fellow in Dermatology Based Dr Sweeney is based in the Education Research Centre and the Dermatology Group in St Vincent s University Hospital and the UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science The Newman Fellowship has been instrumental in directing me towards a career in psoriasis research The support provided by Janssen has funded my salary as well as lab consumables for the past two years Read More Our group has recently been awarded a HRB Health Research Award based on data generated during the Newman Fellowship Thus the Fellowship has not only funded our previous research but was essential in securing funding for our future research I am very grateful to all the donors who contribute to the Newman Fellowship Programme their generosity has enabled our work on psoriasis to continue Dr Sweeney s fellowship is supported by Janssen Cilag Limited The focus of her fellowship is psoriasis an autoimmune disease affecting the skin Faulty signals are sent to the skin which encourages irregular growth causing amongst other things the formation of inflammatory plaques which gives the skin a silvery white appearance Dr Sweeney is specifically focusing on the effects of treatment on the population of immune cells in psoriasis Janssen Cilag Limited develops and markets innovative high quality pharmaceutical products and services aimed at improving quality of life for people with medical needs across the world It is a top ten pharmaceutical company serving Ireland and is also a part of Johnson Johnson a family of around 190 healthcare companies active worldwide Ipsen Newman Fellow Name Dr Gadintshware Gaoatswe Newman Fellowship Programme Ipsen Newman Fellowship in Gut Neuroendocrine Tumours Based Education Research Centre in St Vincent s University Hospital and the UCD Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research From Botswana Ipsen Pharmaceuticals a global specialty driven pharmaceutical company specializing in healthcare solutions for targeting debilitating diseases has provided funding to support the

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  • UCD Foundation - Chairs and Posts - Newman Fellowship Programme
    success depends on the recruitment of highly talented energetic Fellows and on continued generous financial support from the corporate and philanthropic sectors Motorola Solutions Foundation Dr Brian Caulfield Academic Director of the UCD TRIL Centre is the academic leader of Play Safe a research project providing interactive education for 100 children in Co Wicklow on the basic principles of fire safety through the development of a mobile phone app The project is funded by the Motorola Solutions Foundation in collaboration with the national fire services The UCD TRIL Centre looks at the physical social and cognitive consequences of ageing and develops technologies to address them Katharine Howard Foundation The Community Foundation for Ireland and the H S E The Katharine Howard Foundation The Community Foundation for Ireland and the H S E have awarded funding to Professor Colette McAuley in the UCD School of Applied Social Science to continue her international literature review of child protection and children in State care The gift will facilitate the completion of the review in time for the opening of the new Child and Family Support Agency for Ireland This funding follows an earlier gift by the Katharine Howard Foundation in support of the International Child Well being Symposium which Professor McAuley led in 2009 As a result of the Symposium Professor McAuley has been invited to edit a Special Issue of the international peer reviewed Child Indicators Research journal to be published in October 2012 Read More The Atlantic Philanthropies UCD Professor David Farrell Head of the UCD School of Politics and International Relations is the academic leader of a team of political scientists that is overseeing a study of the processes and outcomes of a new independent initiative aimed at helping to renew trust in public life in Ireland We the Citizens

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  • UCD Foundation - Class Gifts - Current Fundraising appeals
    Law Science UCD Contact Us UCD Alumni UCD Champions Changing Futures Thank You Donor Roll First Name Surname Email Class Gift Appeals Did You Know over 80 000 has been raised through Class Gifts in the last year alone This has helped fund projects like UCD Access and Ad Astra Scholarships The Student Hardship Fund and Student Welfare Fund The New School of Law UCD Foundation is a registered charity CHY 12448 Gifts of 250 or more in a year is worth 31 more with tax relief A gift of 21 per month for 4 years is worth an additional 310 UCD Class Gift Programme The UCD Class Gift Programme is a long held tradition whereby graduates contribute to a collective gift that will impact the new student body and ultimately create a more diverse inclusive and innovative campus Developing a Collective Legacy for Future Generations It is due to the generosity of graduates like you that we are able to continue to develop state of the art facilities to enhance the student experience and award scholarships to promising and deserving students Working Together We Can Make Great Things Happen Class Gifts are important because they reflect the sense of

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  • UCD Ad Astra Performing Arts Scholars
    Fellowship Programme Academic Posts Campus Development Law Science UCD Contact Us UCD Alumni UCD Champions Changing Futures Thank You Donor Roll First Name Surname Email UCD Ad Astra Performing Arts Scholars perform alongside Bill Whelan UCD Foundation Day Medal 2011 Bill Whelan was presented with the UCD Foundation Day Medal on 4 November 2011 by UCD President Dr Hugh Brady Earlier in the evening the UCD Ad Astra Performing Arts

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  • The Annual Newman Fellowship Dinner 2012
    Fellowship in Colorectal Cancer Dr Karen Powers Dr Niall Mullane and Prof Séamus Fanning Dr Karen Powers Danone Newman Fellow in Food Safety with Dr Niall Mullane Danone Infant Nutrition and Prof Séamus Fanning Ciaran Murray Dr Sean Ennis Simon Holmes and Prof Denis Shields Ciaran Murray CEO ICON plc a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical biotechnology and medical device industries with Dr Sean Ennis Simon Holmes and Prof Denis Shields ICON plc are funding the first Newman Fellowship in Genomics Simon Holmes Aíne Gibbons and Prof Mark Rogers Simon Holmes VP ICON plc Aíne Gibbons VP for Development UCD and Prof Mark Rogers Registrar and Deputy President UCD Dr John Keaney Dr Andrew Roy and Dr Conor Woods Dr John Keaney and Dr Andrew Roy Actelion Pharmaceuticals Newman Fellows in Translational Medicine and Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr Conor Woods the Sanofi aventis Newman Fellow in Diabetes Peter Cassidy Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole and Dr Glen Doherty Peter Cassidy from Abbott with Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole Abbott Ireland Newman Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Dr Glen Doherty Aoibhlinn is the fourth Newman Fellow supported by Abbott Laboratories Dr Hugh Brady President UCD Dr Hugh Brady President UCD addressing guests at the Newman Fellowship dinner in Newman House Dr Brady invited the representatives from the donor companies the academic mentors and the Newman Fellows to celebrate the continued success of the Newman Fellowship Programme Dr Therese Murphy Craig Dobbin Newman Fellow in Mental Health Dr Murphy spoke about her Craig Dobbin Newman Fellowship in Mental Health which is exploring the effects of life stressors on genetic vulnerability to suicidal acts by using advances in epigenetics research Alan Bass and Dr Gadintshware Gaoatswe Alan Bass MD Ipsen a global specialty driven pharmaceutical company with Dr Gadintshware Gaoatswe

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  • UCD Annual Fellowship Dinner | Corporate Donors
    Programme Academic Posts Campus Development Law Science UCD Contact Us UCD Alumni UCD Champions Changing Futures Thank You Donor Roll First Name Surname Email The Annual Newman Fellowship Programme Dinner 2011 Prof Diarmuid O Donoghue Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole Carmel Donohue Carmel Donohue R Business Unit Manager Abbott Laboratories one of 20 donors to UCD s Newman Fellowship Programme with Professor Diarmuid O Donoghue Newman Professor of Clinical Research St Vincent s University Hospital and Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole the Abbott Laboratories Newman Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Aoibhlinn O Toole speaking at the annual Newman Fellowship Dinner Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole Abbott Laboratories Newman Fellow talking about her experience as a Newman Fellow and her research into Inflammatory Bowel Disease Tom Lynch Andy Hogan and Cheryl Sweeney Mr Tom Lynch Chairman Amarin Corporation plc Dr Andrew Hogan sanofi aventis Newman Fellow and Dr Cheryl Sweeney Janssen Cilag Newman Fellow Andy Roy Aoibhlinn O Toole Adrian Murphy and Len Harty Dr Andrew Roy Actelion Pharmaceuticals Newman Fellow Dr Aoibhlinn O Toole Abbott Laboratories Newman Fellow Dr Adrian Murphy Seamus Dargan Newman Fellow and Dr Len Harty Janssen Biologics Newman Fellow Conor McCarthy Baxter and Julie O Neill Gilead Mr Conor

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