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ISSF Award

TCD was awarded a Wellcome Trust-SFI-HRB co-funded Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) grant in 2016 to (i) provide seed funding to starting academic staff working in areas of interest to the Wellcome Trust;  (ii) promote strategic international collaborations and engagements in Neuroscience and the Humanities; and (iii) build a new programme in Neurohumanities and Public Engagement.   
This collaborative grant, connecting the Long Room Hub, Science Gallery Dublin and the Institute of Neuroscience, as well as other areas of College is held by Prof Mani Ramaswami of TCIN. The award is housed and administered in the institute.  Calls for applications for funding will be announced periodically, but ad hoc applications will also be considered. 
For additional information please see the TCD Wellcome Trust ISSF website or

contact Dr. Aisling Hume at or +353 1 896 4411

Recent TCIN Publications

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Media Coverage

Feb 2018- Dr Ed Lalor speaks about recent research in the press and radio showing a brain signal for speech comprehension.

Jan 2018- Dr Tomas Ryan at SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award ceremony in Aras an Uachtarain

Nov 2017- Dr. Clare Kelly in the top 1% by citations for field and publications

Nov 2017- Dr. Ed Lalor's Brain Technology research on RTE 1, 8:30pm Nov. 20, 2017

Nov 2017- Dr. Lorina Naci's work on awareness in anesthsia covered on the front page of the National Post of Canada.

June 2017- Dr. Lorina Naci speaks about the science of consciousness with Quebec's Curium Magazine.

June 2017- Dr. Lorina Naci speaks about her work with Canada's leading newspaper, the Globe and Mail.

June 2017- Dr. Lorina Naci speaks about consciousness and encouraging young girls to pursue science careers with Marie Clare magazine

May 2017- Claire Gillan BBC:

May 2017- Claire Gillan MQ researcher: Can we predict how anti-depressants will work for different people?

April 2017-TCIN researcher Deirdre Robertson wins FameLab Ireland award

Last updated 5 April 2018


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Ireland's EU Structural Funds Programmes 2007-2013, NDP, European Union Structural Funds and HEA