The TUS Annual Research Ethics Conference 2022 will take place at the Technological University of the Shannon, Athlone campus, on Thursday, 12 May from 10:00am – 3:30pm
About the Research Ethics Conference
The theme of the conference for 2022 is on “The Effects of the Pandemic on Society” and speakers will range from across a number of areas.Register via Eventbrite
Session 1 Chair: Dr. Mary McDonnell Naughton
10:00 – 10:15 Conference Opening
10:15 – 10:45 Keynote Speaker Prof. Cecily Kelleher (UCD)
Measures to Address the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Older People and Congregated Settings
10:45 – 11:00 BREAK and Postgraduate Research Poster Display
Session 2 Chair: Dr. Máire Brophy
11:00– 11:30 Measuring Mortality during COVID-19 Pandemic (TBC)
John Flanagan, Statistician, Central Statistics Office (CSO)
11:30 – 12:00 Social and Poverty Impact of COVID-19
Gerard Reilly, Head of Division, Central Statistics Office (CSO)
12:00 – 12:30 End of life and resuscitation decision making during the pandemic?
Prof. Shaun O’Keeffe (NUI Galway/Saolta Hospital Group)
12:30 – 12:45 Session Discussions, Questions and Answers
12:45 – 13:30 LUNCH and Postgraduate Research Poster Display
Session 3 Chair: Dr. Rita Scully
13:30 – 14:00 Lest we forget – Dying and bereavement defining a pandemic
Ms Orla Keegan (Irish Hospice Foundation)
14:00 – 15:30 TUS Midlands, Midwest – Speakers and Discussions
14:00 Frank Houghton Reflections on Ireland’s National Research Ethics Committee for Medical Devices (NREC-MD)
14:15 Agnes Tully Student Nurses and their experience of the pandemic
14:30 Treasa Fox Impact of the pandemic on the mental health of students
14:45 Kayli Sousa Smyth Vaccine Innovation: The World’s Top Priority?
15:00 Dept. of Learning & Teaching
Continuity, Connectedness and Care: supporting staff and student’s during the emergency remote teaching period.
15:15 Session Discussions, Questions and Answer
The conference will:
- Allows participants to hear from a range of speakers on the effects of the pandemic on society.
- How research played its part during the pandemic.
- Allow for open and robust discussion
- Provide an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues between breaks and at lunch.
- View the sample showcase of postgraduate research papers that will be on display