Since 1989, leading Irish and multinational corporations, semi-state bodies, voluntary organisations and individuals have sponsored high-calibre postdoctoral research across the humanities and sciences through the UCD Newman Fellowship Programme. Each Fellowship offers financial support for a period of two years, allowing the Fellow the freedom to pursue their particular area of research. Working alongside their academic mentors, the Fellows contribute greatly to the academic research agenda of their particular discipline and to university life in general.
The Newman Fellowship Programme celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2019. This remarkable milestone was achieved thanks to the generosity of those who supported and championed the programme over the last three decades. Now more than ever, the continued financial support for the programme to deliver fundamental and breakthrough research to address some of the most pressing healthcare challenges is paramount.
The School of Medicine currently hosts 16 Newman Fellows working on a range of research projects, with nine new appointments in recent months, as outlined below. We are delighted to highlight this special achievement and wish each Newman Fellow the very best during their time at UCD.