In the news : School of Biomedical Sciences

Read the latest news from the School of Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University.


College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

10 December 2019

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

4 November 2019

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

31 October 2019

Senior Government Minister tours Coleraine Campus to meet with students and staff

Senior Government Minister tours Coleraine Campus to meet with students and staff

18 September 2019

Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) at Altnagelvin Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

This year the Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) celebrates 10 years of a unique partnership between Derry City and Strabane District Council (DCSDC), Ulster University (UU) and the NHS through the Western Health and

18 September 2019

Research shows disparities in children’s visual health between Northern Ireland and the Republic

Collaborative study shows children in the Republic of Ireland are four times more likely to suffer from amblyopia, more commonly known as a lazy eye, after the optimum treatment period than children in Northern Ireland.

14 August 2019

Ulster University Professor named number 1 insulin researcher in the UK

Professor Peter Flatt, Research Director of Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University has been named as the leading insulin researcher in the UK. The list of the top 30 insulin researchers in the UK, based on the significance and impact of research

7 August 2019

Ulster University Researchers seek short-sighted children for international clinical study

Ulster University Researchers seek short-sighted children for international clinical study

26 June 2019

Ulster University opens state-of-the-art facility dedicated to nutrition and cardiovascular disease

Ulster University opens state-of-the-art facility dedicated to nutrition and cardiovascular disease

21 June 2019

Physician Associates students represent first for Northern Ireland

A new era in the provision of health care locally has been unveiled with the appointment of the first tranche of Physician Associates (PAs) to Health Trusts across Northern Ireland.

2 April 2019

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

22 March 2019

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

New Year brings new eyesight in 2019 for rural dwelling people in Peru as Ulster University Professors help provide the gift of sight

Ulster University is providing two eye surgeons based in Peru sponsorship of fees and free access to the online postgraduate diploma course in cataract and refractive surgery theory. This one-year course equips them with the knowledge and skills to

14 January 2019

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

12 December 2018

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

18 November 2018

A personalised approach: improving clinical decision making and patient safety for patient care

A personalised approach: improving clinical decision making and patient safety for patient care

6 November 2018

Ulster University and IT Sligo Announce First Biomedical Sciences IBMS Accredited Online Degree

Ulster University and IT Sligo Announce First Biomedical Sciences IBMS Accredited Online Degree

12 September 2018

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

3 July 2018

Ulster University Appoints Foundation Dean of School of Medicine

Ulster University Appoints Foundation Dean of School of Medicine

31 May 2018

Ulster University and Randox to invest £5m in a new Industrial PhD Academy

Ulster University and Randox to invest £5m in a new Industrial PhD Academy

30 May 2018

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son)

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son) 

1 May 2018

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

22 February 2018

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

22 January 2018

New research aims to increase dairy industry competitiveness

New research aims to increase dairy industry competitiveness

28 November 2017

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

Ulster University drives forward its world leading mental health research with launch of new £5m multidisciplinary institute

16 November 2017

Personalised medical care is focus for €10m Ulster University research project

Ulster University is to establish a Centre for Personalised Medicine, Clinical Decision Making and Patient Safety which aims to dramatically improve clinical decision-making and tailored patient care in five priority disease areas.

20 September 2017

New £7million BioDevices Lab opens in Ulster University

The new Advanced Biomedical Engineering Laboratory officially opened today in Ulster University.

15 September 2017

Ulster University Biology students celebrate success with new awards

Ulster Biology students celebrate success with new awards.

15 September 2017

Ulster University research reveals folic acid enhances children’s psychological development

Ulster University scientists have discovered taking folic acid supplements throughout pregnancy enhances psychological development in children.

5 May 2017

Ulster University research set to combat antibiotic resistance for acne treatment

Ulster University research set to combat antibiotic resistance for acne treatment

5 April 2017

Northern Ireland: Post Brexit

Ulster University, in partnership with CBI, IoD, Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Queen's University, has published an open letter seeking clarity from the Prime Minister on how Northern Ireland will be represented in the

29 March 2017

Ulster University: Poor food labelling hindering efforts to combat obesity

Ulster University: Poor food labelling hindering efforts to combat obesity

28 February 2017

Ulster University wins landmark €23 million of EU cross-border funding for research and innovation

Ulster University has won €23 million of highly competitive European funding via the EU’s INTERREG VA programme

5 January 2017

Sweet Ulster University graduation success with Nestle internship

An Ulster University graduate has been given the opportunity of a lifetime with an internship at one of the world’s leading research institutions in food.

22 December 2016

Ulster University seeks GMC accreditation for Medical School proposal

Ulster University has taken another step forward in its commitment to developing a medical school in the North West, by submitting an application for accreditation to the General Medical Council (GMC).

21 December 2016

Unique physicians associate course at Ulster University aims to meet the future skills needs of the healthcare sector

Ulster University Physician Associate course highlights demand for new generation of healthcare professionals for Northern Ireland

10 November 2016

Ulster University scientists make major prostate cancer breakthrough

Ulster University's world-leading scientists have discovered a new combined prostate cancer treatment.

31 October 2016

Ulster University biology students go back to school for Biology Week

Biology students from Ulster University and aspiring biologists from DH Christie Memorial Primary School in Coleraine celebrated Biology Week together with a special fun filled afternoon of science experiments exploring nutrients and health.

14 October 2016

Ulster University set to uncover answers to hidden celebrity Mediterranean island’s volcanic history

Ulster University’s Dr Sara Benetti will lead an international research team on the Italian volcanic island of Pantelleria to explore the impact its eruptions have had on the surrounding seafloor where important ice-age coral is most at risk.

12 April 2018

Ulster University in eye research partnership with US genetic science leader

Ulster University in eye research partnership with US genetic science leader

7 June 2016

Ulster University plays key role in US-Ireland gastric bypass research

Ulster University plays key role in US-Ireland gastric bypass research

16 May 2016