Professor Barbara Dooley

Dean of Graduate Studies & Deputy Registrar

Dr Janet Carton

Graduate Education Development Manager

Janet oversees research supervisor support and development though the implementation of a support framework at UCD, delivering the university-wide research supervisor training programme (RSSDp) and strategic initiatives supporting the recognition, enhancement and professionalisation of research supervisory practice. Through Transferable Skills development for doctoral students her work also aims to enhance research student and supervisor experience, areas on which she can happily advise.

Dr Emer Cunningham

Graduate Education Development Manager

Emer supports UCD’s graduate research education policy and strategy development which aligns to the National Framework for Doctoral Education. Emer can provide advice in all aspects of graduate education and governance of graduate education in the university.

Dr Meadhbh O’Halloran

Graduate Studies Administrator

Meadhbh joined Graduate Studies in 2017, after completing her doctorate at University College Cork. Meadhbh provides key administrative support to the unit. She manages  the Transferable Skills programme, and is Project Lead of the UCD ThesisIn3 competition and the annual GradsCONNECT event.

Aoife Reilly

Graduate Education Project Officer

Aoife is responsible for the maintenance of the Graduate Studies webpages on the University’s website. She creates and edits content, in addition to monitoring website traffic.