The Inorganic Chemistry community in Ireland has been successful in their bid to host the biennial International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC) in Dublin in 2026. This conference is one of the longest standing and most prestigious on the international Chemistry circuit.
UCD Chemistry PhD student Vincent Duong (McGarrigle Group) won Best Overall Poster at the Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium held in Queen's University Belfast in June 2018, with Vibe Jakobsen (Morgan Group) winning 2nd Place for his poster.
On the 26th of March, David Mulrooney (President of ChemSoc 2017/18) and forty undergraduate and postgraduate students visited the new APC facility in Cherrywood for talks and insights into the work undertaken at APC.
The School of Chemistry annual Research Day took place in April 2018, with informative talks and advisory sessions on topics such as Postgrad & Scholarship Opportunities and Career Opportunities in Chemistry. The Research Poster Session involved an impressive display and was followed by the APC Awards for Best Research Posters. The Chemistry Achievers Awards were presented and the Chemsoc 73rd Inaugural Lecture rounded off the day.