Professor Pat Guiry has become the first Irish academic to be elected President of the International Scientific Committee of the European Symposium of Organic Chemistry (ESOC). The pan-European committee is responsible for the biannual event that brings together hundreds of experts from academia and industry, and students whose research covers organic chemistry and related areas. ESOC also offers plenary and invited lectures, oral presentations and poster sessions.
On 19th July 2015 UCD Soccer Team took on Liverpool XI. Our PhD student, Samir Belhout almost provided a stunning last-minute come back as UCD fell just short against a Liverpool XI featuring some of the Merseyside club’s best young footballers.