and review research performance indicators has been identified as
well as identifying research metrics for institutional reviews.
interdisciplinary centres of research. A Seed Funding Scheme
announced in spring 2013 will help foster the development of
interdisciplinary research in the College.
Resources and Research Office committing to adhere to EU HR
Strategy for Researchers Initiative.
and a learning and development strategy and plan is nearing
completion with stakeholder engagement in progress. A review of
financial process and upgrades to Agresso financial system are also
in progress. A review of IT is underway with the report due shortly.
and overseas, is nearing completion. As part of the process, the RCSI
brand was benchmarked against competitors and global brands. Key
messages and branding guidelines are being developed to ensure
consistency of the brand across all platforms. A Marketing Manager
will be recruited to develop and implement our plans for strategic
marketing nationally and internationally.
underway in the Quality Enhancement Office.
Director of Alumni Development, Orla Purcell.
Hospital, Connolly Hospital, the Cavan-Monaghan Hospital Group,
the Louth-Meath Hospital Group and the Rotunda Hospital)
welcomed the announcement of the re-configuration of Irish Hospitals
by Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD in May. RCSI will be part
of one of six Academic Health Centres in Ireland. These alliances of
educational and healthcare institutions will lead to improvements in
patient care, increase the research output of RCSI and facilitate the
rapid deployment of new discoveries into patient care.
the 3U Partnership, a collaboration between RCSI, NUI Maynooth,
and Dublin City University. The anniversary celebrated 12 months
of progress, teamwork and engagement between the three
institutions. During the year, 3U Director, Dr. Ruth Davis was
appointed. Significant progress was made on establishing and
developing a number of shared initiatives progressed during the
year including 3U Academic Programmes, 3U N-Step, 3U Doctoral
Studies in Education, 3U Global Health, 3U Centre for Excellence
in Neurodegeneration (CoEN), 3U SFI International Strategic
Cooperation Award Programme, 3U International Pre-sessional
English Summer Classes and 3U Diabetes Consortium.
a joint MSc programme in Organisational Change and Leadership
Development were conferred. These are the first graduates from
the 3U Partnership. The programme is the result of an innovative
partnership between Beaumont Hospital, DCU Business School and
the RCSI Institute of Leadership and is the only bespoke hospital
MSc programme in Ireland.
highlighted innovation in the fields of education and healthcare.
of Neuroscience seminars as part of the 3U Partnership. The aim of
the event was to promote neuroscience among researchers within
the 3U Partnership.
Deputy Director of Applied Research.
Leadership Development graduates class
conferred in November 2012 were the first
graduates from the 3U Partnership.