DATE: Closing date for entries: 9th February 2018 / Launch day: 19th October 2017
While the geographic and political ramifications of the events of 1913-23 are well known, these events also had far-reaching effects on medicine, healthcare and public health which affected the lives of thousands, and continue to impact us today.
The UCD History and Health Competition is a new team competition encouraging Transition Year students to commemorate the events of 1913-23 from a new perspective. Student teams will compile videos showing how any historical person or event of 1913-23 influenced health into the future (locally, nationally or internationally). The competition will formally launch with a free event featuring talks, campus tours etc.
The competition will in the 2017-18 school year, with the Launch Day taking place in UCD on Thursday 19th October 2017. Closing date for entries is 9th February 2018.