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2018 International Undergraduate Awards Programme


We are delighted to announce that two of our current Nursing students and one graduate have been Highly Commended in the Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Healthcare category of  the 2018 International Undergraduate Awards Programme: 

Aislinn Keane (Intellectual Disability  Nursing)  for her submission: A literature review exploring the recognition of pain and treatment of pain among adults with intellectual disabilities including care-givers’ experience, supervised by Professor Paul Horan;

Aoife Clare (Intellectual Disability Nursing) for her submission: The barriers to inclusive education for children with severe to profound intellectual disability, supervised by Professor Carmel Doyle.

In addition, recent graduate in Intellectual Disability Nursing, Sarah Byrne was also highly commended for her submission: Exploring the Benefits of Specialised Living Arrangements for Individuals who have an Intellectual Disability and Display Behaviours of Concern also supervised by Professor Carmel Doyle.

Submissions to The Undergraduate Awards are assessed by an international  panel of experts. This year, 4,887 submissions from students in 333 Institutions across 46 countries were received. As Highly Commended entrants  Aislinn, Carmel and Sarah’s  work ranks in the top 10% of all submissions to Nursing, Midwifery & Allied Healthcare.


Undergraduate Awards

Left to right: Professor Anne-Marie Brady(Head of School), Professor Carmel Doyle, Aoife Clare, Aislinn Keane, Professor Paul Horan, Professor Valerie Smith (Director, Undergraduate Teaching and Learning), Professor Fintan Sheerin, (Head of Discipline: Intellectual Disability Nursing)