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University College Dublin

Established in 1854, University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s largest, most diverse and globally engaged research intensive university with over 30,000 students from some 120 countries worldwide.

Founded on the educational principles of its first Rector, John Henry Newman, the university seeks to contribute to society through the excellence and impact of its research and scholarship, the quality of its graduates and through its engagement nationally and internationally.

At UCD, research and innovation are seen as essential drivers of a dynamic economy, an informed society and a vibrant culture. UCD scholars work on tackling diverse national and global challenges, and the university community comprises individual scholars, research groups, start-up companies and large-scale collaborations with Government, industry and other partners.

Among its best-known graduates is the writer James Joyce, author of Ulysses, and regarded as ‘the father of the modern novel’.

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Gente paseando por las calles de Taipei. Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA

Cómo venció Taiwán a la COVID-19

Solo 11 personas han fallecido en Taiwan desde que comenzó la pandemia. Los investigadores han descubierto que el éxito se debe a la detección de personas infectadas mediante pruebas, el aislamiento de los casos positivos, el rastreo de contactos y la cuarentena de 14 días de los contactos cercanos, además del uso de mascarilla, la higiene personal y el distanciamiento social.
A makeshift memorial to the children buried at the Tuam mother and baby home, whose identification in 2013 led to the mother and baby homes inquiry. Niall Carson/PA

Mother and baby homes inquiry: now reveal the secrets of Ireland’s psychiatric hospitals

Most of those incarcerated in mid-20th century Ireland were held in psychiatric hospitals, which have kept their secrets until today. This must change.

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