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School of Medicine

School Description:

The School has over two hundred research students pursuing  MSc, PhD or MD degrees.
Research activities within the School  of Medicine are focused in six major thematic areas, Cancer, Genetics, Infection and Immunity, Molecular Medicine, Neurosciences and Population Health.
Research is undertaken at our teaching hospitals including, St James’s, the Trinity Centre at Tallaght University Hospital, and St Patrick’s. There is a major emphasis on Translational Research in the School, where research discoveries made in the laboratory can be advanced to a clinical setting to benefit human health. Trinity Translational Medicine Institute, based at St James’s, is a major centre for translational research. Research is also conducted in state of the art facilities at sites on the main Trinity campus including Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute and Trinity College Institute for Neuroscience.
In addition,  individual clinical and scientific  disciplines can be found at this link.

Postgraduate activities within the School are co-ordinated by the School of Research & Postgraduate Education in the Trinity Centre for Health Sciences in St. James's Hospital.

School Administration;

Old Stone Building, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
Research and Postgraduate School Administrator: Ms. Dara O’Mahony
Telephone: +353-1-896 3557
Research and Postgraduate Executive Officer: Ms. Teresa Fox
Telephone: +353- 1-896 3556

In exceptional circumstances it may be possible to register retrospectively. Applicants wishing to be considered for retrospective admission should contact the Graduate Studies Office by emailing

March 2022 Entry

September 2021 Entry

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