Dr Bonner visited the Midlands for Science week: . The recipient schools included: Oaklands Community College, Edenderry, Portlaoise CBS and Colaiste Nano Nagle, Limerick. The talks were aimed at TY students and 6th Year students who were getting ready to select their LC subjects. These talks were aimed at educating the students about career opportunities in the STEM fields. They were also informed of the research undertaken at our centers ( Neuroscience and Cancer) and student life in RCSI.
MSc students from the Netherlands visit the CSM
34 MSc students and 2 professors from Radboud University Nijmegen (the Netherlands) visited RCSI and the CSM labs. They were welcomed by Prof. Prehn and Dr Helena Bonner and spent the day listening to presentations on the research we are doing here. PhD students and programme managers from the recent ITN’s PurineDX and GLIOTRAIN and centres for excellence (FutureNeuro, CSM) presented their projects.
Thanks to Frank Donegan who gave them a tour of RCSI campus and to the following students and Post Docs for talking with the students throughout the day. Aoife Campbell, Mona Heiland, James Morgan, Giorgia Conte, Viktorija Juric, Isabela aparicio, Alice O’ Farrell, Bridget Doyle, Niamh Connolly, Manuela Salvucci, Catriona Dowling, Gary Brennan, and Brenton Cavanagh.
Here are some pics of the day.
We had a group of students come from Edenderry in Co. Offaly for a whole day- 12 students received a tour of RCSI campus and also had a chance to chat with our researchers who explained to them about their research projects. See below for the pics of the day: