Applications are now open for the Walsh Scholarships Knowledge Transfer Programmes 2021.The MSc Agricultural Extension and Innovation and MSc Agricultural Innovation Support are collaborative funded programmes delivered by UCD and Teagasc for graduates with an interest and ambition to work in advisory and education roles. Applications are now open for September 2021 entry.
Agri Aware and UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science launch Essential Experiments video series for Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science Students.Agri Aware and UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science have come to the assistance of Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science students by developing a new curriculum-linked experiment video series to aid them in their studies. This is in response to the challenges of school closures and changes to the Agricultural Science curriculum. The Essential Experiments series contains at least 11 experiments that cover mandatory, Leaving Cert Agricultural Science experiment topics such as soils, milk quality and crop science and we developed by UCD academic staff.
Making Rural Ireland Resilient
A recent paper published by NESC (National Economic & Social Council) authored by Dr Edel Kelly, Dr Karen Keaveney and Dr Anne Markey from the UCD School of Agriculture explores "Challenges and Opportunities for Rural Ireland and the Agricultural Sector"
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science celebrate International Women's DayTo mark International Women’s Day 2021 the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science launched a series of short videos to celebrate the enormous contribution of their female graduates to the Agri-Food sector.
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science launch new podcoast series "Agrifood Matters"AgriFood Matters is an exciting new monthly podcast series developed by the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science featuring leading academic staff at UCD in the area of Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition.
UCD expands Agricultural Science DN250 offering for 2021 EntryFrom September 2021, a reconfiguration of some existing programme codes and entry routes will provide students with more choice and time to select their preferred programme at UCD. Students selecting Agricultural Science DN250 (No Preference) will now have 11 exciting programme options to choose from including Dairy Business, Agri-Environmental Sciences, Forestry and Horticulture which were accessible via different CAO codes last year.
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Researcher awarded as Top Ranked Postgraduate of the Year in STEMDr Tara Dirilgen, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science received the ‘Thomas Mitchell Medal of Excellence’ at this year’s Irish Research Council (IRC) Research Awards.
The ‘Thomas Mitchell Medal of Excellence’ is awarded for being the top-ranked postdoctoral researcher in the STEM category and is one of four ‘Medals of Excellence’ present to early-career researchers at the annual Research of the Year Awards.