Research Seminar Series‌

Commencing on 25th September, the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is delighted to announce the Research Seminar Series for 2019/20. Open to all, the Research Seminar Series comprises twelve seminars which will take place between September 2019 and April 2020.

Consisting of both UCD and external presenters, the seminar series is designed with the twin goal to inform colleagues and foster discussion about current research activities across disciplines and to highlight the latest developments across the major research themes underpinning the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

Registration is required and the registration form is below the timetable. 

Research Seminar Timetable (Click here to download programme)


Register to attend

Attendance at the Research Seminar Series is free and is open to the general public. Pre-registration is required for individuals who are not a UCD staff member or current student. A short online registration form is available HERE. Additional information on the Seminar Series is available by contacting Giuliana Rocca, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science. Tel: 01 716 7771 or Email:



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Register to the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Research Seminar Series (Module Code: FDSC 40640)

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Research Seminar Series module aims to advance each student’s ability to assess critically scientific research, results and interpretations, and to enhance each student’s ability to summarise latest research findings.

FDSC40640 AFS Seminar Series B (2.5 ECTS credits) and FDSC40490 AFS Seminar Series A (2.5 ECTS credits) run on alternate years, providing an opportunity for students to earn a total of 5 ECTS credits in two years. Research students who successfully completed FDSC40490 AFS Seminar Series A previously can register for FDSC40640 AFS Seminar Series B in 2019/20 if they have not previously taken this module.

To register to the module, please complete the Research Seminar Series 2019-20 Module Registration Form‌ and return to Giuliana Rocca, in the School of Agriculture & Food Science. The module registration form should be submitted no later than Monday 16th September 2019.

Research students who register to the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Research Seminar Series B module (FDSC 40640) and fulfil the requirements set out below will receive 2.5 ECTS credits:

  1. Attend a minimum of seven research seminars;
  2. Participate in a minimum of seven post seminar forums, which will take place following each presentation;
  1. Submit a minimum of seven short abstracts following each seminar forum.

Students unable to complete the credit requirements of the module may register to the module as Audit Only. Auditing a module means there will be no assessment component or credits awarded on completion, the module will however appear on the student’s final academic transcript.

Seminar Series Playback

View a selection of the 2018 seminars below or visit our Youtube channel for more. 

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Research Seminar Series Schedule coming soon

Research Seminar Series 2018-19 Module Registration Form

Research Seminar Series Playback