Research Fellowship

Research Fellowship

Research Fellowship

Raymond Shanahan Prize 2019

The Raymond Shanahan Prize

  • Applications are invited for The Raymond Shanahan Prize 2019.This prize is awarded biennially on the basis of a submission of original observations or published research paper in a topic related to Cardiovascular disease.
  • The applicant must be the first author of the work.
  • Eligible candidates are post-registration non-consultant hospiatl doctors and their equivalent in G.P. Trainee Schemes. Eligibility is confined to graduates of University College Cork Medical School and graduates from other medical schools training in the University's teaching hospitals or training schemes.
  • Applicants should submit 3 copies of the work to be considered, with a letter from the Head of the Department where the work was carried out, indicating the applicant is the primary author. The work may consist of a published (or in the press) paper, a case study/presentation/observation written up as for publication, or a research work/observation. The work done, or the published paper must be within 2 calender years of the advertised award.
  • The closing date is June 29th, 2019.
  • The prize shall be awarded at the UCC Medical Graduates Association Annual Scientific Meeting and shall consist of a script and honorarium, currently valued at c. €600
  • Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Catherine Keohane
  • Applications may be submitted by email to the Medical Graduates Association or by post (3 copies) to Lisa Mac Sharry, Medical Graduates Association Office, 2nd Floor, School of Medicine, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, College Road, Cork.



Ainsworth Scholarship

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Ainsworth Scholarship 2019

Professor Denis O’Sullivan Research Fellowship 2016

Applications are invited for the Denis O’Sullivan Fellowship, open to NCHD-grade doctors and tenable in a clinical department of any teaching hospital of University College Cork.

The Fellowship is for one year from July 2016. It is expected that an applicant will have a specific research proposal, prepared in collaboration with his/her nominated Department.  Collaboration with basic science and other departments within the University will be encouraged.

Applications should consist of the research proposal, Curriculum Vitae and two references. Applicants should submit six copies of each to:

Professor Catherine Keohane, School of Medicine, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork, College Road, Cork

Closing Date:  January 30, 2016

Contact Professor Keohane for further details and informal discussion.

Tel: 021-4901587; E-mail:

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer

Application Form:

Prof Denis O'Sullivan Fellowship




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