University City Dublin attempted to set a Guinness World Record after making over 26,000 portions of hand-rolled ice cream in 24 hours.
Dr Nicky Bertollo has won the 2018 University College Dublin (UCD) Allergan Innovation Award for the innovative potential within his research to develop a new microneedle patch design to improve drug and vaccine delivery of the skin, giving him a research bursary of €7,000 to allow him to bring his novel microneedle patch design to the next stage of development.
DCU has dropped 31 places in the world rankings of universities. Previously placed at 391st in the rankings, DCU now falls at 422nd.
UCD Student Council passed motions on handing out free pregnancy tests and abortion information on campus on Tuesday, the 14th of November.
The minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development has launched an investment of €6.7 million into a climate change research project called Acclimatize.
In having the magazine reprinted, Ascough cost the student body €8,000 – the maximum fine for publishing such information is €4,000. Barry Murphy, UCD SU’s Campaigns and Communications Officer, alleged how difficult the Repeal campaign had been to run with Ascough as President and told the University Observer of disagreements with her over the repeal budget and class reps and “showed discomfort” with the placement of UCD for Choice in the Freshers’ tent.
A petition by the University College Dublin student body to impeach current Students’ Union President Katie Ascough has been rejected by the union.