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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. The deadline for registering to this programme is 21st May 2018.

Graduate crop/plant breeder students; Quantitative geneticists; Public and private plant breeders; Academic researchers and crop industry professionals.

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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

UCD Festival

The UCD Festival will celebrate the best of UCD and offer a fun day out for all the family. It is an opportunity for alumni, current & retired staff, and our local community and friends to come to campus and enjoy a host of free activities including talks, interactive exhibits with UCD Scientists and researchers, creative workshops, live performances, a Mind and Body zone, family fun, campus tours and an International Food Fair.

UCD staff and students and their families; UCD alumni and the Dublin community living in the vicinity of the UCD Belfield campus Festival website
June 2018

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

Bookings will be taken from late March 2018

Humanitarian actors and Masters students Read more
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.

Researchers, scientists, students Read more

Sheep 2018 Farm to Fork

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science will be exhibiting at ‘Sheep 2018: Farm to Fork’ is a major sheep event being held at Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway. With a positive outlook for sheep, it is appropriate that all parties interested in a viable sheep industry come together with the common aim of capitalising on the potential that sheep production offers.

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