Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

RCSI showcases its innovations at public exhibition

30 November 2012
The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) hosted an Innovations Exhibition on Thursday 29th November 2012. The exhibition showcased medical and technological developments used within RCSI as part of its research, teaching and learning. The exhibition was open free of charge to the public

Pictured is Ashling Whelan (left), Portmarnock Community School, and Rayan Alomaim (right), RCSI student, being shown an x-ray by Tanya Levingstone (centre), Department of Anatomy, RCSI.

The ‘RCSI Innovations' expo featured demonstrations from leading experts from our Schools of Pharmacy and Physiotherapy; as well as from the Departments of Surgery, Anatomy, Physiology & Medical Physics, Cancer Genetics, MCT and the Clinical Research Centre. 

Fia Byrne & Laura Kirwan, from Loreto Abbey School, Dalkey and Alanna Mitchell & Lola Hourihane, from Jesus and Mary College, Goatstown, watch a 3-D Anatomy video.

‘RCSI Innovations' was educational for both adults and students with an interest in science, health, medicine and research. Attendees were able to witness the simulation of surgical procedures, learn about the use of the Nintendo Wii Fit for physiotherapy rehabilitation, learn about nanomedicines, cardiovascular disease and craniofacial geometry to name just a few. 

Robyn Behan, from Hartstown Community School, has her face scanned by Federico Sukno and....

...then checks out the results of the scan.

The RCSI Innovations exhibition is part of the Dublin City of Science 2012 Festival which is a year long celebration of science that brings together a community of cultural institutions, organisations and individuals to showcase the best of Irish culture, arts and science.

Pictured is Aisling Walsh and Aisling Carroll from Notre Dame School, Dundrum, at the Nanomedicines stand from the RCSI School of Pharmacy.