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                                       2017

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08.02.17

Research Seminar Series: Dr Monica Gorman, Assistant Professor in Agricultural Extension and Innovation, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Knowledge Transfer and Farm Innovation".

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22.02.17 2017 Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day

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22.02.17

2017 Great Agri-Food Debate

UCD hosted the second “Great-Agri Food Debate” where teams of undergraduate students from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science and Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) debated the motion “Brexit will be good for the Irish Agri-Food Industry”.

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22.02.17  Research Seminar Series: Associate Professor Áine Ní Dhubháin, UCD Forestry, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Farm Afforestation in Ireland". Read more
04.03.17  IASTA Ag-Venture Conference 2017 Download Ag-Venture programme
13.03.17 

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Research Farm

Over 300 Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science students attended Lyons Research Farm for interactive learning, as part of Agri Aware’s Farm Walk and Talk series.

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15.03.17

Research Seminar SeriesDr Gerry Lawson, Research Fellow, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (NERC), Edinburgh, and Vice President, European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF), Montpellier, presented a seminar entitled "Agroforestry Research in Europe".

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29.03.17 Research Seminar Series:  Dr Tracey Hollowood, Director, Sensory Dimensions Ltd, Nottingham, UK, presented a seminar entitled "Sensory Evaluation of Food".   Watch the seminar here
19.04.17 Research Seminar Series: Associate Professor Kevin McDonnell, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, and David Kelly, Capturing a World Ltd, presented a seminar entitled "Using Drones with Spectral Imaging for Better Crop Management Decisions". Watch the seminar here
08.06.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School: 5th Year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students took the opportunity to experience university life with UCD’s annual Summer School for secondary school students.

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12.06.17 - 15.06.17 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.  
20.06.17 Building Competence in the Changing International Market Landscape for the Food Industry: Brexit and the uncertainty involving the UK market has urged the food industry to further explore alternative market opportunities. UCD and Erasmus Plus brought together expertise from a diverse background to facilitate this well-needed discussion.

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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

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16.01.18

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

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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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