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2019 - 2020

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04.06.20 

Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Virtual Summer School (Undergraduate Programmes)

A opportunity to learn about the programmes on offer at the School of Agriculture and Food Science . Meet our staff, visit Lyons Farm, hear from students and much more. 

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02.06.20 

MSc Environmental Resource Management & MSc Wildlife Conservation and Management

Information Webinar

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21-23.05.20 UCD Festival (Virtual) WATCH BACK
22.04.20

Masters in Agricultural Extension and Innovation at UCD  

Information Webinar

WATCH BACK
22.04.20

Research Seminar Series - "Next generation breeding to improve global production"

Ms. Hanna Haikka

POSTPONED
   08.04.20

Research Seminar Series - "Women in Irish agricultural history"

Dr. Mícheál Ó Fathartaigh, Social Sciences Research Centre, NUIG and Dublin Business School

POSTPONED
25.03.20

Research Seminar Series - “Food waste management in the framework of a circular economy ”

Assoc. Prof. Antonis Zorpas, Open University of Cyprus

POSTPONED
11.03.20 

Research Seminar Series - “The challenges facing European agricultural and life science universities”

Prof. Alexander Evans, Agriculture & Food Science, UCD

POSTPONED 
10.03.20 

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk at UCD Lyons Farm 

This event was postponed. A virtual Walk and Talk COMING SOON 

More Information  

26.02.20 

Research Seminar Series - “All of the risk, none of the reward: the role of loggers in the forestry supply chain”

Julie Ballweg, Environment & Sustainable Resource Management, UCD

 
19.02.20 

UCD Graduate Study Open Evening - (O'Reilly Hall, UCD. 4.30pm - 7pm) 

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science attend the UCD Graduate Study evening with information on post-graduate programes. 

UCD Academics, Staff and Alumni were present on the evening to speak to prospective students about Taught and Research Graduate Course.

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12.02.20 

UCD Agricultural Science, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day 2020

The annual careers day hosted by Ag Soc took place on Wednesday, 12th February 2020. This event is a staple in the calendar of the society and was attended by 50 exhibitors including many of the food and agriculture industry leaders, who wish to recruit prospective graduates from the school. 

Guest Speaker was Richard Kennedy, CEO Devenish; EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2019 and graduate from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

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12.02.20 

Research Seminar Series - "The effect of relationship quality to performance in agri-food supply chains” 

Dr. Nic Lees, Senior Lecturer of Agribusiness Management, Lincoln University 

 
06.02.20 

Grad Ireland Live - Spring Career Fair. UCD STEM Courses

12pm - 4pm. Main Hall, RDS

 
22.01.20  

Research Seminar Series - “Innovations in Grassland Technologies" 

Dr. Bridget Lynch, Animal & Crop Sciences, UCD

 
14.01.20 

UCD QQI-FET Open Day: Science, Computer Science, Agriculture & Food Science

This event was for students who are considering QQI-FET progression to UCD providing information sessions on, the practicalities of going to college, including finance, students support, making a successful application, Programme Taster Talks and UCD Campus Tours.

UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. 10AM - 1PM.

Information for QQI-FET Applicants

Alternative Entry and Progression Booklet

07.01.20 

MATURE STUDENT AND CAO INFORMATION EVENING

The evening provided advice on the CAO application process and gave prospective students a chance to talk to staff in both the programme and student services areas. 

UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies. 5PM - 7PM.

Alternative Entry and Progression Booklet 
4.12.19 

Facebook Live - Undergraduate Information Broadcast.

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science hosted three online information events providing an overview of the 12 undergraduate degree programmes offered by the school and available to students entering in September 2020.

Current students spoke about their experience of studying at UCD. Information on each programme, subject choices and career opportunities was presented by UCD staff members and recent graduates. 

Broadcast 1 – Agriculture Sciences

Broadcast 2 –Food Science and Human Nutrition

Broadcast 3 –Horticulture, Landscape and Sportsturf Management, Agri-Environmental Sciences and Forestry

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11.12.19 

Research Seminar Series - "Optimising cardio-metabolic health using diet" 

Dr. Sarah Berry, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Kings College London

 
27.11.19 

Research Seminar Series - "Agroforestry as a sustainable land use in Ireland"

Prof. Jim McAdam,  School of Biological Sciences, Queen’s University Belfast 

 
13.11.19 

Research Seminar Series - “Interrogating the Decline Narrative in Rural Ireland”

Karen Keaveney, Assistant Professor of Rural Development, Agribusiness & Rural Development, UCD

More Information 
9.11.19 

UCD Open Day

An opportunity to see all that UCD has to offer under one roof. The Open Day will ran from 10am - 4pm and featured an exhibition hall as well as talks, demonstrations, tours of the campus.

 
More Information 
7.11.19

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science: STUDENT AWARDS CEREMONY

The annual awards ceremony took place in the O’Brien Centre for Science to celebrate and acknowledge the excellence and achievements of students during the academic session 2018/19.

46 awards were presented on the evening including medals, certificates and monetary awards. 

More Information 
   24.10.19

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science: UNDERGRADUATE INFORMATION EVENING CORK

An information evening for anyone considering studying Agricultural Science, Food Science or Human Nutrition was held in Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork - 7.30pm.

 
23.10.19 

Research Seminar Series - "Physiological genomics of poultry with a particular emphasis on heat stress”. 

Prof. Carl Schmidt, University of Delaware

 

23.10.19 

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science: STUDY ABROAD FAIR 

An opportunity for Stage 1 and 2 students to get information on the Study Abroad Student Exchange Programme by talking to students and staff and attending a lunchtime presentation.

The fair took place from 11am - 3pm in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science. 

 
18.10.19

UCD AND TEAGASC KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER CONFERENCE - Diverse approaches to supporting farm innovation

Teagasc Ashtown Food Research Centre, Co Dublin. 

Video Highlights

View Programme

 
17.10.19 

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science: UNDERGRADUATE INFORMATION EVENING KILKENNY

An information evening was held in the Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny for anyone considering studying Agricultural Science, Food Science or Human Nutrition for 2020 entry.

 
 17.09.2019-19.10.19

UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science at National Ploughing Championships 2019

We attended the National Ploughing Championships in Co. Carlow UCD at NPC 2019 - and met with prospective students, alumni, industry and collaborators.

Video Highlights - View Here
18.09.2019 - 20.09.19 

Higher Options 2019

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science exhibited at this event and spoke to potential students on the programmes available.Damien Dempsey, Marketing Manager at the School of Agriculture & Food Science presented. 

 
24.09.19 

UCD Careers Network Science Engineering and Technology Careers Fair. UCD O'Reilly Hall. 11am - 3pm. 

 
25.09.19 

Research Seminar Series - "Harnessing bioactives from plant food waste"

Dr. Nigel Brunton, Institute of Food and Health, UCD. 

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 10.10.18

UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science Information Evening Kilkenny (New Park Hotel)

Brought to you by UCD and Teagasc, the Knowledge Transfer Conference entitled "Improving Knowledge Transfer through Agricultural Advisory and Education Services - What next?" took place in the Main Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

UCD Agriculture Food Science and Human Nutrition 2019 prospectus
24.10.18 

Study Abroad Fair: An opportunity for Stage 1 and 2 students to get information on the Study Abroad Student Exchange Programme by talking to students, staff and attending a lunchtime presentation.

The Fair is taking place from 11am - 3pm in the UCD o'Brien Centre for Science. Presentations will take place from 1.15-2pm

Read more

Watch highlights of the 2015 event

 

03.11.18  UCD Open Day: The best way to experience life at UCD! The Open Day will run from 10am - 4pm and will feature an exhibition hall as well as talks, demonstrations and much more.   Read more and register to attend 
14.11.18 UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening Cork (Rochestown Park Hotel)

 

 

14.11.18

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Rural Community Resilience" will be given by Professor Sarah Skerratt, Head of Land Economy, Environment & Society Research Group and Director of SRUC’s Rural Policy Centre, SRUC, Edinburgh. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

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28.11.18 Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Critical interfaces in the soil-plant-atmosphere continuum" will be given by Professor Sacha Mooney, Professor in Soil Physics & Head of Division of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, University of Nottingham. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary. Read more 
05.12.18

Soils for Society symposium: Save the date! UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science host a syposium 'Soils for Society' on world soils day. This will be a free event and all are welcome to attend. More information and registrayion details to follow

  

05.12.18

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Animal reproduction: curiosities and conservation" will be given by Professor Thomas Hildebrandt, Head of Department Reproduction Management, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

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12.12.18

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Dairy foods, red meat and processed meat in the diet: implications for health at key life stages’" will be given by Professor Ian Givens, Professor of Food Chain nutrition. Director, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health (IFNH), School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
08.01.19

CAO / Mature Student Information Evening 2018

Information for Mature Applicants 
15.01.19

UCD QQI-FET (FETAC) Entry to Science, Computer Science and Agriculture and Food Science Open Day

Information for QQI-FET Applicants

Alternative Entry and Progression booklet

 
23.01.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Maternal inheritance – a tale of two genomes" will be given by Professor Mary Herbert, Professor of Reproductive Biology, Newcastle University. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
13.02.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Brexit Impacts on Irish Agri-Food Sectors and Households" will be given by Dr Ole Boysen, Assistant Professor in Agricultural Economics, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
19.02.19

Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day. 
This event will take place on Tuesday, 19th February in the UCD Astra Hall commencing with company registration at 09.30am

UCD Careers Day 2019
27.02.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Exploring root growth in soils to improve food security" will be given by Dr Saoirse Tracy, Assistant Professor, School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

 Read more 

12.03.19-13.03.19

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Farm

More information and bookings via the Agri Aware website in early 2019

 

Agri Aware

2018 Event Imagery

27.03.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Oral sensation and Eating Behaviour" will be given by Professor John Hayes, Associate Professor of Food Science, and Director, Sensory Evaluation Center, The Pennsylvania State University. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
10.04.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Tweaking foods to enhance health – insights in relation to what works" will be given by Professor Helen Roche, Professor of nutrigenomics, Conway Institute of Biomolecular & Biomedical research, University College Dublin. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
24.04.19

Research Seminar Series: A seminar entitled "Big data in Animal and Plant Breeding" will be given by Professor John Hickey, Chair of animal breeding, The Roslin Institute, The University of Edinburgh. The seminar is open to the public and takes place in room G-08, Agriculture & Food Science Centre, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4, from 1-2pm. Attendance is free, but registration is necessary.

Read more 
30.05.19 - 03.06.19

UCD Bloom Garden: The History of the Irish Diet in Plants

UCD exhibitied at BLOOM and was awarded a silver gilt medal. 

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06.05.19 

School of Agriculture and Food Science Summer School

For 5th Year Students. A chance to experience College Life. 

More Information 
08.05.19 

UCD Festival

The UCD Festival celebrates the best of UCD and offers a fun day out for all the family and has become an annual event.

More Information 
03.07.19

Teagasc National Dairy Open Day - Moorepark 2019

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science exhibited at this event.

 

                                    

   2017/18

Date

Event Description

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 29.09.17

UCD and Teagasc Knowledge Transfer Conference 2017

Brought to you by UCD and Teagasc, the Knowledge Transfer Conference entitled "Improving Knowledge Transfer through Agricultural Advisory and Education Services - What next?" took place in the Main Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

 
25.10.17  Study Abroad Fair 2017

An opportunity for Stage 1 and 2 students to get information on the Study Abroad Student Exchange Programme by talking to students, staff and attending a lunchtime presentation.

The Fair is taking place from 11am - 3pm in the UCD Global Lounge (downstiars in the Restaurant Building). Presentations take place from 1.15-2pm

 

Apply to Study Abroad in 2018/19

Watch highlights of the 2015 event

25.10.17  Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Human Nutrition Dr Breige Nulty, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "National Food Consumption Surveys: How Can We Use Them?". Watch the seminar
04.11.17 UCD Open Day

One of the best ways to experience UCD life.

Read/Download our 2018 prospectus

Book a UCD campus tour

15.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics Dr Edel Kelly, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions".

Watch the seminar
15.11.17 UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science Information Evening Kilkenny (New Park Hotel) Download our 2018 prospectus
16.11.17

School of Agriculture & Food Science Awards Ceremony

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science annual Student Awards Ceremony awarded a total of 33 prizes to students and recent graduates based on the 2016/17 academic session.

 

See event imagery

23.11.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening Cork (Clayton Hotel)

Download our 2018 prospectus

29.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor Carl Otto-Ottosen, Aarhus University, Denmark, presented a seminar entitled "Phenotyping in Horticulture: The Challenge of Dynamic Conditions".

Watch the seminar
13.12.17

Research Seminar SeriesDr Fiona Lithander, Senior Research Associate, NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, UK, presented a seminar entitled "Are hospital retailers contributing to childhood obesity?".

Watch the seminar
09.01.18

CAO / Mature Student Information Evening 2018

Information for Mature Applicants
16.01.18

UCD QQI-FET (FETAC) Entry to Science, Computer Science and Agriculture and Food Science Open Day

Information for QQI-FET Applicants
31.01.18

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor James Burke, Origin Chair in Crop Science, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement". 

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
14.02.18

Research Seminar SeriesProf. Dr. Joost Herman, Chair of the International Relations Department and Director Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, and President of the NOHA Association, presented a seminar entitled "The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges".

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
14.02.18

2018 Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day

 

Watch the highlights

Event Imagery

Download 2018 Graduate Handbook

15.02.18

School of Agriculture and Food Science Transition Year Workshop (Food Science and Nutrition Sensory Experience)

 Download our 2018 prospectus
15.02.18

2018 Dawn Meats Great Agri-Food Debate: A team of Students from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science took part in this annual event and claimed vistory for the third year in a row.

 
21.02.18

UCD Graduate Open Day

Full list of taught postgraduate programmes
07.03.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Emer Ní Dhúill, Ecologist, presented a seminar dentitled "Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland"

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
13.03.18 - 14.03.18

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Farm

 

Event Imagery

21.03.18 - 23.03.18

Internet of Things 4 Food Conference

The conference, organised by the UCD Institute of Food and Health focused on the development of Internet of Things for Food (IoT4F).

 
28.03.18

Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food

To mark the half-way point in Brexit negotiations, the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science hosted a seminar entitled Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food at the UCD Student Centre on Wednesday 28th March 2018. The seminar featured presentations from the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. and UCD's incoming Professor of Agriculture and Food Economics, Dr Michael Wallace.

Event Imagery
11.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast, presened a seminar entitled "The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease".

 Watch the seminar
18.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Tommy Boland, Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems".

Watch the seminar 
04.06.18 - 07.06.18

Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding - A hands-on short course in R: This course aimed to provide a basic quantitative and statistical framework to apply GS in a routine manner. In this sense, the course focused on the application of plant breeding concepts through practical exercises in R. The course provided participants with the relevant theory of GS models, as well as with hands-on experience with relevant GS techniques.

 
07.06.18 UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School (for fifth year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students) Download our 2018 entry prospectus 
09.06.18

UCD Festival: The UCD Festival celebrates the best of UCD and offer a fun day out for all the family.

Read more about the UCD Festival
11.06.18 - 13.06.18

Irish Plant Scientists' Association Meeting (IPSAM): The main focus of IPSAM is to provide a forum to share research in plant and crop science across the island of Ireland to nurture future collaborations.

Read more
June 2018

International Summer School on Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) hosted by UCD's Centre for Humanitarian Action

Read more
07.07.18 

Sheep 2018 Farm to Fork

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science exhibited at ‘Sheep 2018: Farm to Fork’, a major sheep event being held at Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Event website
18.09.18-20.09.18 

National Ploughing Championships

We attended the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly and met with prospective students, alumni, industry and collaborators.

 

 

                                       2017/18

Date

Event Description

More Information

 29.09.17

UCD and Teagasc Knowledge Transfer Conference 2017

Brought to you by UCD and Teagasc, the Knowledge Transfer Conference entitled "Improving Knowledge Transfer through Agricultural Advisory and Education Services - What next?" took place in the Main Auditorium at the National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.

 
25.10.17  Study Abroad Fair 2017

An opportunity for Stage 1 and 2 students to get information on the Study Abroad Student Exchange Programme by talking to students, staff and attending a lunchtime presentation.

The Fair is taking place from 11am - 3pm in the UCD Global Lounge (downstiars in the Restaurant Building). Presentations take place from 1.15-2pm

 

Apply to Study Abroad in 2018/19

Watch highlights of the 2015 event

25.10.17  Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Human Nutrition Dr Breige Nulty, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "National Food Consumption Surveys: How Can We Use Them?". Watch the seminar
04.11.17 UCD Open Day

One of the best ways to experience UCD life.

Read/Download our 2018 prospectus

Book a UCD campus tour

15.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesAssistant Professor in Agricultural and Food Economics Dr Edel Kelly, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Nutrient Management Practices: Benchmarking and Future Decisions".

Watch the seminar
15.11.17 UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science Information Evening Kilkenny (New Park Hotel) Download our 2018 prospectus
16.11.17

School of Agriculture & Food Science Awards Ceremony

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science annual Student Awards Ceremony awarded a total of 33 prizes to students and recent graduates based on the 2016/17 academic session.

 

See event imagery

23.11.17

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Information Evening Cork (Clayton Hotel)

Download our 2018 prospectus

29.11.17

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor Carl Otto-Ottosen, Aarhus University, Denmark, presented a seminar entitled "Phenotyping in Horticulture: The Challenge of Dynamic Conditions".

Watch the seminar
13.12.17

Research Seminar SeriesDr Fiona Lithander, Senior Research Associate, NIHR Bristol Biomedical Research Centre, UK, presented a seminar entitled "Are hospital retailers contributing to childhood obesity?".

Watch the seminar
09.01.18

CAO / Mature Student Information Evening 2018

Information for Mature Applicants
16.01.18

UCD QQI-FET (FETAC) Entry to Science, Computer Science and Agriculture and Food Science Open Day

Information for QQI-FET Applicants
31.01.18

Research Seminar SeriesProfessor James Burke, Origin Chair in Crop Science, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement". 

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
14.02.18

Research Seminar SeriesProf. Dr. Joost Herman, Chair of the International Relations Department and Director Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, and President of the NOHA Association, presented a seminar entitled "The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges".

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
14.02.18

2018 Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day

 

Watch the highlights

Event Imagery

Download 2018 Graduate Handbook

15.02.18

School of Agriculture and Food Science Transition Year Workshop (Food Science and Nutrition Sensory Experience)

 Download our 2018 prospectus
15.02.18

2018 Dawn Meats Great Agri-Food Debate: A team of Students from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science took part in this annual event and claimed vistory for the third year in a row.

 
21.02.18

UCD Graduate Open Day

Full list of taught postgraduate programmes
07.03.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Emer Ní Dhúill, Ecologist, presented a seminar dentitled "Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland"

Register to attend an upcoming seminar
13.03.18 - 14.03.18

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Farm

 

Event Imagery

21.03.18 - 23.03.18

Internet of Things 4 Food Conference

The conference, organised by the UCD Institute of Food and Health focused on the development of Internet of Things for Food (IoT4F).

 
28.03.18

Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food

To mark the half-way point in Brexit negotiations, the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science hosted a seminar entitled Brexit: Half way there, implications for agriculture and food at the UCD Student Centre on Wednesday 28th March 2018. The seminar featured presentations from the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. and UCD's incoming Professor of Agriculture and Food Economics, Dr Michael Wallace.

Event Imagery
11.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast, presened a seminar entitled "The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease".

 Watch the seminar
18.04.18

Research Seminar Series: Dr Tommy Boland, Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, presented a seminar entitled "Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems".

Watch the seminar 
04.06.18 - 07.06.18

Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding - A hands-on short course in R: This course aimed to provide a basic quantitative and statistical framework to apply GS in a routine manner. In this sense, the course focused on the application of plant breeding concepts through practical exercises in R. The course provided participants with the relevant theory of GS models, as well as with hands-on experience with relevant GS techniques.

 
07.06.18 UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School (for fifth year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students) Download our 2018 entry prospectus 
09.06.18

UCD Festival: The UCD Festival celebrates the best of UCD and offer a fun day out for all the family.

Read more about the UCD Festival
11.06.18 - 13.06.18

Irish Plant Scientists' Association Meeting (IPSAM): The main focus of IPSAM is to provide a forum to share research in plant and crop science across the island of Ireland to nurture future collaborations.

Read more
June 2018

International Summer School on Gender-based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) hosted by UCD's Centre for Humanitarian Action

Read more
07.07.18 

Sheep 2018 Farm to Fork

The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science exhibited at ‘Sheep 2018: Farm to Fork’, a major sheep event being held at Teagasc, Mellows Campus, Athenry, Co. Galway.

Event website
18.09.18-20.09.18 

National Ploughing Championships

We attended the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co Offaly and met with prospective students, alumni, industry and collaborators.