The Irish Cancer Society is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a “Mental Wellbeing Workshop” for our funded PhD students. The workshop will be facilitated by a mental health professional who specialises in graduate student counselling.
From Westport, Co.Mayo, Dr Amy Mullee has a degree and PhD in human nutrition and is currently an Irish Cancer Society sponsored IARC-Ireland postdoctoral research fellow working with the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science at University College Dublin and the International
Ensuring justice and non-discrimination must be at the centre of any decision to offer the HPV vaccine to boys, the Irish Cancer Society has said, as it welcomed the publication of a draft report into the matter today.
This month we profile Prof Ian Frazer, who is recognised as the co-inventor of the technology enabling the HPV vaccines, currently used worldwide to help prevent cervical, and a range of HPV-caused cancers.
The Irish Cancer Society has awarded summer studentships to two promising full-time third-year undergraduates. The objective of this summer studentship scheme is to provide interested students the opportunity to conduct a small cancer research project in an experienced lab.
This month our Researcher in Focus is Prof David Hevey. Prof Hevey is the current Head of the School of Psychology in Trinity College Dublin, and the founding director of the Trinity College Research Centre in Psychological Health.