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   15.11.17

"Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics Dr Edel Kelly, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

 UCD Staff and students and general public

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15.11.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening KILKENNY

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science will host an Information Evening taking place in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny on Wednesday 15th November. The event, which will begin at 7.30pm, aims to provide an overview of the 13 undergraduate entry pathways available to students entering the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science in September 2018.

Information on entry requirements, career opportunities and subject choices will also be presented by UCD staff members and recent graduates and will be followed by complimentary refreshments and a Q&A session.

Admission is free but pre-booking is essential.

 All prospective undergraduate students and parents/guardians Register to attend
23.11.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening CORK

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science will host an Information Evenings taking place in the Clyton Hotel, Cork on Thursday 23rd November. The event, which will begin at 7.30pm, aims to provide an overview of the 13 undergraduate entry pathways available to students entering the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science in September 2018.

Information on entry requirements, career opportunities and subject choices will also be presented by UCD staff members and recent graduates and will be followed by complimentary refreshments and a Q&A session.

Admission is free but pre-booking is essential.

 All prospective undergraduate students and parents/guardians

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   29.11.17

"Phenotyping in Horticulture: The Challenge of Dynamic Conditions"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor Carl Otto-Ottosen, Aarhus University, Denmark, will present a seminar entitled "Phenotyping in Horticulture: The Challenge of Dynamic Conditions". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   13.12.17

"Dietary protein, can it be poisonous?"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Dr Fiona Lithander, Senior Research Associate, NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, UK, will present a seminar entitled "Dietary protein, can it be poisonous?". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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09.01.18

CAO Information Evening 2018

The evening will provide advice on the CAO application process and give the prospective students a chance to talk to staff in both the programme and student services areas

The event will last from 5-7pm and takes place in the UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

All prospective undergraduate students and parents/guardians Register to attend
16.01.18

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

UCD are hosting an Open Day for students currently completing a QQI-FET (formerly known as FETAC) Level 5 award who are interested in applying to Science, Computer Science, Agriculture and Food Science programmes.

More information and booking will be available in October 2017.

Prospective undergraduate students (holders of QQI/FETAC qualifications) and their parents/guardians; guidance counsellors

2018 entry Alternative Entry and Progression brochure

   31.01.18

"Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor James Burke, Origin Chair in Crop Science, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   14.02.18

"The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Prof. Dr.  Joost Herman, Chair of the International Relations Department and Director Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, and President of the NOHA Association, will present a seminar entitled "The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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21.02.18

UCD Graduate Open Day

Find out about your options for postgraduate study in UCD - this will be an excellent opportunity to talk to staff and students about taught and research graduate courses at UCD. There will also be an opportunity to talk to staff from Graduate Studies, Fees, Careers and the international office.

For a full list of taught graduate programmes please visit www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies

This event will take place in UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, Belfield, Dublin 4.

 Final and penultimate year undergraduate students and professionals

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   28.02.18

"New Techniques in Horticultural Crop Growth"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Assistant Professor in Horticulture and Crop Physiology Dr Caroline Elliott Kingston, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "New Techniques in Horticultural Crop Growth". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   28.03.18

"The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast, will present a seminar entitled "The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   18.04.18

"Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor Tommy Boland, Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems". The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

 UCD Staff and students and general public

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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.

Graduate crop/plant breeder students; Quantitative geneticists; Public and private plant breeders; Academic researchers and crop industry professionals. Read more and book your place
07.06.18

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School (for fifth year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students)

More information and booking will be available in April 2018.

 Fifth year Leaving Certificate and Year 12 A-level students Read more

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