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CAAS, UCD and Teagasc sign an agreement to form the China-Ireland Sustainable Dairy Development Centre

On Tuesday 14 May, UCD, Teagasc and the Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS) signed an agreement in Beijing to form the “China-Ireland Sustainable Dairy Development Centre” (The Centre). The purpose of the Centre is to foster institutional links between the parties, to support research that will generate new knowledge, to engage in education at a number of levels, and to improve technology exchange to promote sustainable dairy farming systems in China and Ireland. This Centre is built on 5 years of collaboration between the parties.

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is delighted to be one of the first four schools in UCD to receive an Athena SWAN Gender Equality Award

The award was announced by Professor Orla Feely, UCD Vice President for Research, Innovation and Impact and Chair of UCD’s Gender Equality Action Group on Tuesday, 7th May and was awarded following a detailed data driven audit and a School-wide consultation of gender equality and inclusion among employees and students which was led by an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee and Self Assessment Team (SAT) within the School.

How can farmers produce more food without more pollution?

Catherine Cleary of the Irish Times interviews Dr Paul Murphy in advance of World Soil Day

UCD agricultural sciences ranked 19th globally and 5th in Europe by U.S. News & World Report

Agricultural sciences at University College Dublin are among the best in the world, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.

Nuffield Ireland announces six new scholars for 2019

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science's Associate Professor Karina Pierce, has been selected as a 2019 scholar.

Shaping the Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System (AKIS) – Through the Eyes of the Next Generation

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science in collaboration with Teagasc will host a conference entitled ‘Shaping the Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System (AKIS) – Through the Eyes of the Next Generation’ on Friday 28th September 2018

Macra Agricultural Skillnet and UCD launch a supported Masters aimed at graduates in the Agri-Food Sector

The supported Masters in Agricultural Extension & Innovation will be now available to the thousands of people employed to work directly with farmers and farm families.

School of Agriculture and Food Science researchers secure awards from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine's FIRM and CoFoRD funding programmes.

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Michael Creed T.D. has announced awards of almost €14.3 million in funding for collaborative research projects arising from last year’s Research Call under his Department’s three competitive research programmes.

UCD AgSoc donate €60,000 to charity

UCD's Agricultural Science student society present funds to 22q11 Ireland and Pieta House, on Sunday 20th May 2018.