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Dr. Shane Hegarty receives ILM Certificate for PSRL Course

23 Jan 2017
Prof. Anita Maguire, Vice-President for Research and Innovation, and Mr. Barry O’Brien, Director of Human Resources, present Dr. Shane Hegarty with ILM-endorsed Certificate of Attainment for completion of the Professional Skills for Research Leaders programme (December 2016).

Congratulations to Dr. Shane Hegarty, lecturer and researcher in the Department of Anatomy & Neuroscience, who recently completed the Institute of Leadership & Management (ILM)-endorsed Epigeum’s ‘Professional Skills for Research Leaders’ course.

Facilitated by Mary Kate O’Regan and colleagues in Human Resources UCC, this 6-month course programme blended online learning with monthly workshops and examinations, and covered the topics including 'Developing and Consolidating your Research Career', 'Funding your Research', 'Managing a Research Team', 'Research Collaboration', and  'Communicating your Research' (

Dr. Hegarty’s research aims to understand the molecular mechanisms regulating the development of midbrain dopaminergic neurons, with the overarching goal of translating this knowledge towards novel therapies for Parkinson’s disease.

Professional Skills for Research Leaders Class of 2016, University College Cork.

Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience

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