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CoMH Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

Welcoming and celebrating our talent

Inaugural Lecture Series Schedule 2023/24

Lecturer Date

Professor Sarah Kittel-Schneider

Wednesday 21st February, 1.15pm - 2.15pm, Brookfield BHSCG05 and online

Chair and Head of the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioural Science, UCC

Consultant General Adult Psychiatry, MHS South Lee Cork

Lecture Video available here.

Professor Marietta Iacucci

Friday 8th September, 1.15pm - 2.15pm, Brookfield BHSCG05 and online

Inaugural Professorial Lecture video available here.



Inaugural Lecture Series Schedule 2022/23


Lecturer Date

Professor Emma Wallace


Wednesday 30th November, 1pm - 2pm, Brookfield BHSCG06 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture video available here

Professor Aisling Barry


Friday 10th March, 1.30pm - 2.30pm, Brookfield BHSCG05 and online

Inaugural Professorial Lecture video is available here


Inaugural Lecture Series Schedule 2021/22

Lecturer Date
Prof Mark McEntee Wednesday 18th June 2021, 12pm - 1pm
Prof Roisin Connolly Tuesday 21st September 2021, 3pm - 4pm
Prof Eugene Dempsey Wednesday 24th November 2021, 2pm - 3pm
Prof Conor Deasy  Wednesday 16th February 2022, 2pm - 3pm
Prof Subrata Ghosh Tuesday 15th March 2022, 2pm - 3pm
Prof Louise Burke Tuesday, 21st June 2022, 2pm - 3pm


What is the Inaugural Lecture Series?

The College of Medicine & Health is pleased to announce the annual series of inaugural professorial lectures for 2023/24.

All professors new to the College are given the opportunity to give an inaugural lecture. The series provides an opportunity to celebrate our academics' achievements with each lecture representing a significant milestone in an an academic's career.

How to Attend

Our 2023/24 Inaugural Lecture Series will be hosted in person and will also be accessible online.

The usual format is a brief introduction from Professor Helen Whelton, Head of College of Medicine & Health, and the Dean of the relevant School, followed by a one-hour lecture from the newly appointed Professor. Attendance at lectures is open to all University staff and students as well as to members of the public. Please see above for upcoming lectures.

Additional dates for our 2023/24 lecture series will be added once confirmed, the campus venue and online links to each lecture will be provided closer to the event.

College of Medicine and Health

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3rd Floor, Erinville Hospital, Western Road, University College Cork, T12 EKDO