Our Research Themes

Research activities in the School of Biological, Health, and Sports Sciences addresses questions relating to our understanding in the prevention, diagnosis and unravelling of biological mechanisms in cancer, autoimmune disorders, neurodegenerative, microbial and parasitic diseases. Our clinical nutrition research focuses on infant and maternal nutrition and also dietetic management of acute and chronic disease. Importantly, teaching and learning research in the School ensures that our lecturing staff are at the forefront of modern teaching practices.

Research in our School has been funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the Irish Research Council (IRC), Health Research Board (HRB), Enterprise Ireland (EI), TU Dublin Scholarship Programme, the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education and also Horizon 2020.