UCD Agriculture, Food Science & Human Nutrition
Summer School 2020
The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science hosted an exciting interactive virtual experience for the Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School 2020. The event provided an overview of some of the opportunities and expertise available at the school. We heard from Professor Kevin McDonnell from UCD Lyons Farm, Dr Aifric O’Sullivan joined us from the UCD Institute of Food and Health to discuss a recent study of the effect of COVID-19 on the Irish Diet. We heard from students from across a range of our undergraduate programmes who shared their experiences of studying at UCD. Some familiar faces shared their memories from their time at UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science including Daniel Davey, Performanance Nutritionist with the Dublin GAA Football team and Leinster Rugby and Mairead McGuinness, VP of the European Parliament.
UCD Lyons Farm
UCD Institute of Food and Health
Agribusiness and Rural Development Research
Agri-Environmental Sciences Research
Undergraduate Programme - Online Information Events
Horticulture, Landscape &
Agriculture, Food Science & Human Nutrition Careers Day 2020
The School of Agriculture and Food Science has a very strong and unique relationship with industry and students are exposed to employers coming on to campus in search of talented soon-to-be graduates each year. The final year undergraduate students in the School of Agriculture & Food Science are the only student body on campus to organise their own Careers Fair annually. In 2020 more 50 exhibitors attended a very successful UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Career Day.