TCIN researchers win two Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) awards.
(i) The SFI Early Career Researcher Award recognises outstanding early career research talent.
Recipient: Dr Tomás Ryan for his work on memory storage.
(ii) The SFI Best Reported Impact Award recognises the potential impact of an SFI researcher’s award and their commitment to maximising the impact of their research.
Recipient: Professor Jane Farrar for her work towards developing therapies for inherited ocular disorders.
TCIN researchers win two awards at the Young NSI Conference 2018
(i) The poster prize was jointly won by Caoimhe Gaughan and Anurag Nasa both medical students working over the summer in Veronica O'Keane's group with Erik O'Hanlon at TCIN for their poster on high resolution tractography.
(ii) Congratulations to Dr Kathy Ruddy from TCIN on winning the NSI Early Career Investigator Award. Kathy will now deliver a Prize Lecture at the British Neuroscience Association’s “Festival of Neuroscience” (BNA2019)
BrainBox Initiative Conference- Research Challenge Winner 2018
Kathy Ruddy of Whelan Lab, Trinity College Dublin, for her project ‘Late-cortical disinhibition as a mechanism to upregulate excitability of the corticospinal pathway after stroke’.
Rhodri Cusack wins an ERC Advanced Grant Award using neuro-imaging for the first time to measure the hidden changes in mental representations during infancy.
IRC Laureate Awards for TCIN PIs Paul Dockree, Sarah Doyle and Matthew Campbell
Prof Brian Lawlor, Director of GBHI is elected an Honorary Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
Recent TCIN Publications
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Oct 2018- TCIN researcher describes beating addiction on Today FM
June 2018- TCIN study led by Prof Declan McLoughlin finds similar outcomes for voluntary and involuntary ECT treatment reported in The Times.
May 2018- Link between long-term memory and neurodegenerative disease shown by TCIN researchers.
April 2018- Prof Rhodri Cusack awarded ERC grant to measure the hidden changes in mental representations during infancy on rte news.
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
Oct 2017- Prof Mani Ramaswami awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator award.
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: https://t.co/34HNk2A27S
May 2017- Claire Gillan MQ researcher: Can we predict how anti-depressants will work for different people? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvQ15M6tNuM
April 2017-TCIN researcher Deirdre Robertson wins FameLab Ireland 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 email@example.com or +353 1 896 4411