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                                       2017/18

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19.09.17 - 21.09.17

National Ploughing Championships

We attended the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly and met with prospective students, alumni, industry and collaborators.

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27.09.17 Research Seminar Series: Professor Dan Bradley, Principal Investigator, Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, presented a seminar entitled "Ancient Genomics and the Origins of Farming".

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 29.09.17

UCD and Teagasc Knowledge Transfer Conference 2017

Brought to you by UCD and Teagasc, the Knowledge Transfer Conference entitled "Improving Knowledge Transfer through Agricultural Advisory and Education Services - What next?" took place in the Main Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

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25.10.17  Study Abroad Fair 2017

An opportunity for Stage 1 and 2 students to get information on the Study Abroad Student Exchange Programme by talking to students, staff and attending a lunchtime presentation.

The Fair is taking place from 11am - 3pm in the UCD Global Lounge (downstiars in the Restaurant Building). Presentations take place from 1.15-2pm

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25.10.17  Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Human Nutrition Dr Breige Nulty, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "National Food Consumption Surveys: How Can We Use Them?". Watch the seminar
04.11.17 UCD Open Day

One of the best ways to experience UCD life.

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15.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics Dr Edel Kelly, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions".

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15.11.17 UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science Information Evening Kilkenny (New Park Hotel) Download our 2018 prospectus
16.11.17

School of Agriculture & Food Science Awards Ceremony

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science annual Student Awards Ceremony awarded a total of 33 prizes to students and recent graduates based on the 2016/17 academic session.

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23.11.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening Cork (Clayton Hotel)

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29.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor Carl Otto-Ottosen, Aarhus University, Denmark, presented a seminar entitled "Phenotyping in Horticulture: The Challenge of Dynamic Conditions".

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13.12.17

Research Seminar SeriesDr Fiona Lithander, Senior Research Associate, NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, UK, presented a seminar entitled "Are hospital retailers contributing to childhood obesity?".

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09.01.18

CAO / Mature Student Information Evening 2018

Information for Mature Applicants
16.01.18

UCD QQI-FET (FETAC) Entry to Science, Computer Science and Agriculture and Food Science Open Day

Information for QQI-FET Applicants
31.01.18

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor James Burke, Origin Chair in Crop Science, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement". 

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14.02.18

Research Seminar SeriesProf. Dr. Joost Herman, Chair of the International Relations Department and Director Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, and President of the NOHA Association, presented a seminar entitled "The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges".

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14.02.18

2018 Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day

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15.02.18

School of Agriculture and Food Science Transition Year Workshop (Food Science and Nutrition Sensory Experience)

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15.02.18

2018 Dawn Meats Great Agri-Food Debate: A team of Students from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science took part in this annual event and claimed vistory for the third year in a row.

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21.02.18

UCD Graduate Open Day

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07.03.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Emer Ní Dhúill, Ecologist, presented a seminar dentitled "Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland"

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13.03.18 - 14.03.18

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Farm

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21.03.18 - 23.03.18

Internet of Things 4 Food Conference

The conference, organised by the UCD Institute of Food and Health focused on the development of Internet of Things for Food (IoT4F).

 
28.03.18

Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food

To mark the half-way point in Brexit negotiations, the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science hosted a seminar entitled Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food at the UCD Student Centre on Wednesday 28th March 2018. The seminar featured presentations from the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. and UCD's incoming Professor of Agriculture and Food Economics, Dr Michael Wallace.

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11.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast, presened a seminar entitled "The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease".

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18.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Tommy Boland, Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems".

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04.06.18 - 07.06.18

Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding - A hands-on short course in R: This course aimed to provide a basic quantitative and statistical framework to apply GS in a routine manner. In this sense, the course focused on the application of plant breeding concepts through practical exercises in R. The course provided participants with the relevant theory of GS models, as well as with hands-on experience with relevant GS techniques.

 
07.06.18 UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School (for fifth year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students) Download our 2018 entry prospectus 
09.06.18

UCD Festival: The UCD Festival celebrates the best of UCD and offer a fun day out for all the family.

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11.06.18 - 13.06.18

Irish Plant Scientists' Association Meeting (IPSAM): The main focus of IPSAM is to provide a forum to share research in plant and crop science across the island of Ireland to nurture future collaborations.

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June 2018

International Summer School on Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) hosted by UCD's Centre for Humanitarian Action

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07.07.18 

Sheep 2018 Farm to Fork

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science exhibited at ‘Sheep 2018: Farm to Fork’, a major sheep event being held at Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.

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