Professor Orla Feely is Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact at University College Dublin.
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Triona leads the team in UCD Research and supports the development and implementation of the Research Strategy, working with the VPRII and Research, Innovation and Impact Group (RIIG) of the University.
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Brendan is Director of Enterprise and Commercialisation with overall responsibility for the UCD Innovation team and NovaUCD and NexusUCD.
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Jackie provides administrative support to the Director for Enterprise and Commercialisation and the wider innovation team and assists with accounts payable and receivable.
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Andrea provides key support to the VPRII and Director of Research, along with a number of groups chaired by the VP including the RIIG.
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Sharon heads up the Research Finance and Operations of UCD Research, which incorporates research policies, grant registration and financial management of the UCD Research & Innovation portfolio, including research institutes.
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Tony is the senior manager responsible for the grant registration team. He also manages the annual UCD Seed Funding scheme.
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Una prepares the management accounts for UCD Research and for several research institutes and is the main contact for any finance-related queries. Una’s role includes liaising with PIs and the Research Finance Office regarding Seed Funding accounts.
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The grant registration team assist UCD researchers to register their awards within the University’s systems. They also offer advice and guidance on how best to register the account in accordance with the terms of the award.
Ann handles all grant registration for the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, and the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science.
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Fanchea takes care of all grant registration for the College of Engineering & Architecture, the School of Agriculture & Food Science and the School of Veterinary Medicine.
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The Proposal Support team is the first point of contact for UCD researchers once they have identified a particular funding opportunity, call or range of calls.
Jill leads the Proposal Support team. As Senior Research Administrator, Jill has over 10 years experience working with researchers on proposals across all agencies.
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Caitriona provides proposal support to researchers in UCD seeking to compile and submit funding applications. She works closely with the Research Programmes team.
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The role of the Research Programmes office is to identify the research funding pipeline and ensure that all UCD’s research submissions are highly enhanced, competitive and effective in securing funding. Led by a Senior Manager, the team comprises a Proposal Support team (listed above) and Research Programme Officers (listed below).
Dipti leads the Proposal Support Team and the Research Programmes Team who provide frontline and specialist support to researchers in securing external funding.
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Máire provides specialised knowledge and support for early, mid and advanced career funding schemes that are available to support the development of research careers and excellence in research and innovation, also known as the ‘people programmes’.
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Anne-Louise provides specialised knowledge and support for national funding schemes including SFI, EI, DAFM and HRB.
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Gill provides specialised knowledge and support for international funding schemes, particularly focusing on EU programmes including the H2020 Societal Challenges.
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Working closely with Máire Coyle on the ‘People Programmes’, Yvonne designs and implements supports to ensure the development of high quality funding proposals for strategic people programmes such as the ERC, Marie Curie, etc.
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The Research Partners team advise and support academic leaders in the development of medium to long-term plans across UCD’s major research themes. Specifically, the team works on developing strategic elements of major funding proposals and they complement the work of the Research Programmes team.
Peter leads the Research Partners team, which provides strategic support for UCD's major research themes. Peter is also the first point of contact for major proposals that are outside of these major research themes.
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Peter works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Energy and Manufacturing theme.
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Nessa works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Agri-Food theme.
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Derek works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Data Science theme.
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Loraine works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Health theme.
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Justin works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Culture, Economy and Society theme.
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The Technology Transfer team work with the UCD research community to identify, protect and commercialise the intellectual property arising from UCD research programmes.
Ciaran leads the technology transfer team responsible for identifying, protecting and commercialising intellectual property (IP) either through licensing and/or new venture creation, negotiating IP terms in agreements and supporting research proposals.
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Hugh is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the physical sciences research areas.
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Stacey is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the agriculture, food and veterinary research areas.
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Karl is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the ICT research area.
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Ena is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the life and medical sciences research area
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John provides administrative support to the technology transfer team and assists in the financial management of NovaUCD.
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Tom supports the client companies based at NovaUCD and at NexusUCD and he is responsible for the management of the physical facilities of both of these centres.
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Bronagh is responsible for the accounts payable and receivable for the incubator and assists in the overall financial management in UCD Innovation.
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The Research Analytics and Reporting team is responsible for collecting, analysing and utilising research information. This team provides Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), benchmarking of research performance against international peers, strategic advice to the university management team, and annual reports on research at UCD.
Liam is an analytics expert who reports on key research and innovation metrics, providing insights to the organisation. He oversees development of the research systems operated by UCD Research such as RMS grants and researcher profiles.
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Cody provides direct support to start-up companies based in NovaUCD and works directly with the Technology Transfer team in the formation and development of new knowledge-intensive ventures.
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Caroline is responsible for providing and supporting a variety of innovation related education programmes and initiatives across the University which also includes outreach to second-level education.
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Emma leads the design, development and delivery of strategic online communications initiatives to profile research in University College Dublin, to a range of national and international audiences.
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Micéal is responsible for communicating UCD’s innovation objectives, activities and achievements to internal and external stakeholders using a variety of communication channels.
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Ciara is working on our public affairs programme, developing our responses to national and international policy initiatives, and engaging with our network of stakeholders.
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Alex looks after public outreach and engagement, and leads projects such as UCD Science Expression and the Decade of Centenaries.
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Joanne has taken the lead on the implementation of PRTLI 5 across the large number of programmes funded through this award. In addition, she is programme manager for the UCD Research & Innovation work programme.
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Catherine leads the UCD Athena Swan project and represents research on the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion group at University level.
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Elizabeth is responsible for developing a professional and commercial managed consultancy service to facilitate access and support engagement between business, industry and UCD. This includes facilitating and supporting UCD academics and professional staff to engage in consultancy with external clients.
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