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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Announces International Bioeconomy Research Agreement to Support Rural and Farming Communities

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, today announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the Irish-based BEACON SFI Research Centre for Bioeconomy and the US-based HARVEST (Helping Agriculture Remain Vital through Engineering, Science and Technology). HARVEST is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Research Coordination Network (RCN) based out of Virginia Tech.

Professor Da-Wen Sun Conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree from Peru

Professor Da-Wen Sun, from UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate Degree from Universidad Privada del Norte (UPN) in Peru in recognition of his exceptional contribution and leading role for advancing food and biosystems engineering research and education at the global level.

Transforming Food Systems with Technology

UCD Institute of Food and Health is hosting the IoT4F-Dublin 2018 conference in March. It will focus on the interconnection of computing devices embedded in everyday objects associated with food, which is going to transform food systems, food chains and business models for food and tech companies.

CEC Dublin Circular Economy Mapping Session – Monday 5th February 2018

This Circular Economy Club event will expand your knowledge around circular initiatives taking place in Dublin. It is also an opportunity to socialise with other circular economy professionals and brainstorm future projects.

Professor Da-Wen Sun Elected as a Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences

Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD Professor of Food and Biosystems Engineering from UCD School of Agricultural and Food Engineering, has been elected as a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Polish: Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN). The election is the highest lifetime honours bestowed by the Polish government. Professor Sun has been elected on the basis of his exceptional contributions to the development of agricultural and food engineering in Poland, and his extensive research collaborations with Polish scientists.