02 July, 2018
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for Brexit, Simon Coveney, TD and Minister of State for Trade, Employment, Business, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection, Pat Breen, TD, have announced the details of eight new research collaborations supported through the partnership between Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).
31 May, 2018
UCD Director of Research, Triona McCormack, has addressed a hearing of the Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine on the topics of smarter food production and the future of young farmers.
28 May, 2018
ATXA Therapeutics Ltd, a UCD life sciences spin-out, which is developing novel therapeutic drugs to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), and other related cardiovascular conditions, has secured €2.5 million in funding under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Programme Phase 2.
23 May, 2018
UCD together with Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Geraldine Byrne Nason, have held an event in Brussels to explore the potential for new joint EU-UN mechanisms to enable a substantial global response to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda, especially in the area of agri-food.
21 May, 2018
UCD in partnership with St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group (SVHG) and The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital (MMUH), has announced the opening of Ireland’s first in-hospital Knowledge Transfer (KT) Offices.
15 May, 2018
An international team of physicists have developed a new kind of nanoelectronic circuit to study fascinating quantum mechanical effects which have never before been observed.
02 May, 2018
During the 19th World Congress of CIGR held in Antalya, Turkey in 22-25 April 2018, Professor Da-Wen Sun, UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, was presented with the iAABE Founding President Gavel, and awarded with an iAABE Founding Fellow certificate.
30 April, 2018
John Halligan TD, Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, has presented University College Dublin (UCD) with a Knowledge Transfer Ireland (KTI) 2018 Impact Award, at an event held in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin.
30 April, 2018
University College Dublin is partnering in the project, called AgriChemWhey, which will receive €22 million in funding from the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking (BBI JU) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
24 April, 2018
Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, has announced the appointment of former EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn to the Board of Science Foundation Ireland.
04 April, 2018
Funding to support “daring” research that “pushes boundaries” has been awarded to ten academics at University College Dublin.
03 April, 2018
University College Dublin (UCD), the National Children’s Research Centre (NCRC), and the Children’s Medical and Research Foundation (CMRF) Crumlin has announced the appointment of Jonathan Bond to the newly established Brendan McGonnell UCD Professor of Paediatric Molecular Haemato-Oncology Chair
14 March, 2018
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between BEACON, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Bioeconomy Research Centre, headquartered at University College Dublin (UCD), and HARVEST (Helping Agriculture Remain Vital through Engineering, Science and Technology), a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Research Coordination Network based out of Virginia Tech.
13 March, 2018
A nationwide search has begun for six curious and inventive children to join a Wonder Panel which will help create a new generation of science books called Science Apprentice.
12 March, 2018
As part of its celebration of International Women’s Day 2018 University College Dublin (UCD) hosted a ‘fire-side’ chat event with a panel of national journalists and UCD academic leaders to encourage more female experts at the University to share their expertise with the media.
12 March, 2018
Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Seán Kyne TD, has announced the appointment of Professor Murray Hitzman, a world leading economic geologist, as a Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Research Professor at University College Dublin (UCD).
12 March, 2018
A University College Dublin (UCD) seminar has taken place in Brussels, as part of the University’s ongoing dialogue with European policy-makers and stakeholders to frame agri-food research priorities in advance of FP9. FP9, the ninth framework programme, is the next European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.
26 February, 2018
Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD, announced the first five awards of the Science Foundation Ireland Science Policy Research Programme, with an investment of €2.8 million.
19 February, 2018
A national investment of €4.4 million through Science Foundation Ireland’s Discover Programme was today recently by Minister for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan TD.
19 February, 2018
Professor Da-Wen Sun, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering at University College Dublin, has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate 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.
14 February, 2018
UCD and Wolaita Sodo University (WSU, Ethiopia) have entered into a new partnership programme that has education and research as the critical ingredients to build resilient communities in Ethiopia. In partnership with Concern Worldwide, Future Analytics Ltd and the Network on Humanitarian Action, they have secured €2.1 million in Horizon 2020 funding, for the 4-year programme, through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions, Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) scheme.
31 January, 2018
President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, honoured the recipients of the SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award at a special ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin recently.
10 January, 2018
The Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin (UCD), has announced the launch of a new and collaborative €4 million artificial intelligence (AI) research project with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd, the multinational electronics company headquartered in South Korea.