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# University College Dublin

Last year
UCD apologises to Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin for 'inadequate response' to sexual harassment
The broadcaster and academic said it “closes a chapter” on the ordeal, which began in 2015.
# Research
Schizophrenia and bipolar disorder 'may be detectable years before illnesses begin'
A new study led by UCD suggests the possibility of earlier intervention and even prevention of the illnesses.
All time
# dolores cahill
Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.
# Development
An Bord Pleanála ruling clears way for €48m UCD building inspired by the Giant's Causeway
The ruling clears the way for a €180m development of facilities at University College Dublin.
# dolores cahill
UCD student union calls for college probe into professor's speech at Patrick's Day anti-lockdown event
Cahill organised and spoke at the event in Dublin’s Herbert Park.
# Selling our genes
Selling Our Genes: UCD agreement with for-profit DNA collection company 'restrictive'
Expert familiar with such agreements cited issues with data access, exclusivity and intellectual property.
# business and climate
How Dublin plans to use tech to reduce carbon emissions
The city is using insights from Google to help tackle the climate crisis.
# Row
Maynooth University sues UCD over alleged 'poaching' of professor
Maynooth University believes that UCD poached an academic.
# Dublin Bus
Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night
Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.
Con O'Callaghan's Sigerson involvement with UCD unclear as he juggles Cuala commitments
O’Callaghan carried the water for UCD for their win over Maynooth yesterday.
Complaint upheld after UCD student asked to pay almost €500 more in fees than advertised
Outdated fee information had been listed on UCD’s School of Medicine website.
# lad culture
Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations
The university is investigating claims that male students shared explicit images of female students without their permission.
# come on over
Inside the PR machine - how Ireland's top universities recruit Chinese students
International tuition fees have become an important source of revenue for cash-strapped Irish universities.
# viewing advised
Five properties to view this weekend… over €500,000
Here are the 5 best properties for over €500,000 you can view this weekend.
# silent teachers
Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014
There are five medical schools who take donations in Ireland.
# Dogs
UCD ends practice of buying greyhounds for medical experiments
Over a six-year period, the university bought a total of 212 dogs.
# waltzing matilda
Database of Irish who fought with Australians during WW1 goes online
The new resource comes as part of a collaboration between the Australian University of New South Wales and University College Dublin.
Irish scientist to help combat aggressive 'triple negative' breast cancer
UCD’s Dr Madeline Murphy has been awarded €25,000 from the Breast Cancer Campaign.
# cage rage
Nicolas Cage's face is mysteriously appearing on official UCD computers
In UCD, there is no escape from Cage.
# concrete jungle
23 things you'll only know if you went to University College Dublin
Keeping it South Side since 1854.
# Campus Living
UCD students complain of lack of respect on campus
The university’s students’ union claim rights are being infringed upon on UCD residence.
# think big
How can we think differently about global challenges facing Ireland?
A ‘Thinking Big’ forum was held at UCD over the weekend, where participants discussed issues currently facing Ireland.
# Rankings
UCD Smurfit School MBA ranked among best in world
The MBA programme has moved up five spots in the Financial Times Global Executive MBA Rankings.
# binge drinking
Revealed: British to blame for Ireland's drink problem
A University College Dublin study found students from traditionally British areas of the country are more likely to binge drink.
# Belfield
Jonny Wilkinson gets his hands on a UCD jersey
The Toulon fly-half was out training in Dublin 4 ahead of tomorrow’s Top 14 meeting with Toulouse.
# Uniform
'It's not like the jerseys were the culprits' - UCD defend use of Penn State equipment
UCD American football team will wear gear owned by the college at the centre of a child sex abuse scandal.
# debt collectors
Student body hit out over use of debt collectors in colleges
The response from the USI comes after a tender by UCD for the “collection of outstanding monies”.
# nice guys
Fair Play award gives UCD hope of Europa League spot next season
The Students must wait until next May to discover their European fate.
# closed down
Staff at UCD student bar call off planned strike action at last minute
Staff had planned the strike action for today after they did not receive redundancy payments due after the bar closed unexpectedly.
# Teetotal
Former UCD bar staff to strike over unpaid wages
The campus Student Bar has closed with heavy debts – while the builders in charge of building a new one have also hit trouble.
# University Rankings
No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings
Trinity College, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and DCU haven’t seen any major change in their rankings since this time last year.
UCD 'spin-out' companies plan more than 50 jobs by end of 2013
The new companies have come about from research undertaken at the Dublin university.
# Race for the Áras
Higgins tops nationwide poll of students' Aras intentions
Michael D Higgins tops a nationwide opinion poll of almost 2,000 students across Ireland’s seven university campuses.
# Mark Your Card
And they're off: Irish scientists develop genetic test to find tomorrow's top racehorses
New genomics technology will increase the chances of successfully identifying foals and yearlings who are most likely to emerge in the winner’s enclosure.
Space shuttle Atlantis - the Irish connections
An Irish science blog has uncovered the many links between the final space shuttle mission and our fair isle.
College agrees to restore UCD Ball after student campaigns
Authorities and students strike a deal to reschedule the UCD Ball, which was cancelled last week after a licence dispute.
# Catholicism
The second miracle of Cardinal Newman paves the way for sainthood
The founder of UCD will be beatified by the Pope later this month.
# University Rankings
Is UCD about to overtake Trinity in world rankings?
Big name universities are set for a fall this Autumn.