Welcome to UCD Science. University College Dublin has one of the most diverse Science programmes in the country, providing undergraduate and graduate courses in the biological, biomedical, chemical, geological, mathematical, physical and computer sciences. Watch our new 60 second video showcasing the world-class facilities in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.
We are currently finalising all our events for the school year starting September 2016. Please register with www.myucd.ie and we will send you an email when events open for application.
All our transition year programmes must be applied for through the MyUCD website.
An educational garden project that was created by academics at University College Dublin has won the Gold Medal for Best in Concept category at the Bloom Festival. The winning ‘UCD Evolution of Land Plants Garden’ project represents the evolution of plants over the 500 million years since they first appeared on earth... (Posted: 7 June 2016)
UCD Science Study Abroad students from institutes across the United States of America complete the "Introduction to Scientific Research" module at a symposium in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.(Posted 19 May 2016)
Sean Kirwan, Medical Scientist in the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science, recently completed a 3D animated video on diabetes designed to raise awareness and understanding for diabetes for a wide range of audiences including students, patients, family members. Sean's project is a Knowledge Exchange Dissemination Scheme carried out with UCD and ICON Firecrest with funding from the HRB. (Posted 20 April 2016)
87 secondary school students from across Ireland took part in the UCD Science Workshop Week programme between 15-19 February. Workshops were available in Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Astronomy & Space Science, Plant Biology, Maths and Microbiology. (Posted 04 March 2016)
Scholarships will be awarded to academically exceptional students and high-calibre graduates working in industry. The awards will cover a portion of the tuition fees per candidate.
This is a collection of interviews with researchers from the UCD College of Science by Dr Claire O'Connell and covers the areas of health, the environment and education. (Posted 14 December 2015)
Phision Therapeutics, an early-stage life sciences venture, has won University College Dublin’s 2015 Start-Up Award. The new company is developing proprietary therapeutic drugs – drugs that are protected by patents – to more effectively treat vision loss in an attempt to prevent blindness associated with ageing or diabetes. The start-up has emerged from research carried out over several years by its founder Dr Breandán Kennedy along with Dr Alison Reynolds at the UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and the UCD Conway Institute.(Posted 27 November 2015)
SiriusXT, a University College Dublin (UCD) spin-out, has been named Best Early Stage Company in Ireland, at the final of the 2015 InterTradeIreland All-Island Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition. SiriusXT, co-founded by Dr Ken Fahy, Dr Fergal O’Reilly and Dr Paul Sheridan, as a spin-out from the UCD School of Physics, has spent eight years developing the technology for its soft x-ray microscope called SXT. (Posted 27 November 2015)
The UCD College of Science in partnership with Parity Studios, is very pleased to announce the call for artists in residence for 2016. A one year residency is offered to professional artists. This includes studio space at UCD Parity Studios, a fee of euro 5,000.00 and access to all of the lectures, research seminars and other resources of the University. >> Apply Now (Posted 27 November 2015)