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31.01.18

"Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor James Burke, Origin Chair in Crop Science, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement". 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.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   14.02.18

"The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Prof. Dr.  Joost Herman, Chair of the International Relations Department and Director Globalisation Studies Groningen, University of Groningen, and President of the NOHA Association, will present a seminar entitled "The Need for Rigorous Re-conceptualisation in the Humanitarian Domain to Meet 21st Century Challenges". 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.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   14.02.18

2018 Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Careers Day

UCD Stage 4 School of Agriculture and Food Science students and staff

 

15.02.18 School of Agriculture and Food Science Transition Year Workshop - details to be announced in early 2018 Transition Year Students Transition Year Workshop
21.02.18

UCD Graduate Open Day

Find out about your options for postgraduate study in UCD - this will be an excellent opportunity to talk to staff and students about taught and research graduate courses at UCD. There will also be an opportunity to talk to staff from Graduate Studies, Fees, Careers and the international office.

For a full list of taught graduate programmes please visit www.ucd.ie/graduatestudies

This event will take place in UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, Belfield, Dublin 4.

 Final and penultimate year undergraduate students and professionals

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   28.02.18

"Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Dr Emer Ní Dhúill, Ecologist, will present a seminar entitled "Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland". 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.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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March 2018

Agri Aware Farm Walk and Talk @ UCD Lyons Research Farm

Details TBC. Bookings will be accepted through the Agri Aware website.

Leaving Certificate Agricultural Science students and their teachers

Agri Aware

21.03.18 - 23.03.18

Internet of Things 4 Food Conference

The conference, organised by the UCD Institute of Food and Health will focus on the development of Internet of Things for Food (IoT4F). The conference will consider the full food chain from primary production to consumer. The plenary sessions will address industry, academic, regulation / NGO and investment interests in IoT4F, with a focus on (1) observation and characterization of objects (2) robotic devices (3) digitizing IoT4F data and (4) applications for food safety, sustainability and security.

 Academic researchers, industry professionals and students

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Conference Programme

   28.03.18

"The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor Jayne Woodside, Queen's University, Belfast, will present a seminar entitled "The Role of Diet and Lifestyle in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Chronic Disease". 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.

UCD Staff and students and general public

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   18.04.18

"Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems"

As part of the 2017-18 School of Agriculture & Food Science Research Seminar Series, Professor Tommy Boland, Associate Professor of Ruminant Nutrition, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, will present a seminar entitled "Improving the Sustainability of Small Ruminant Production Systems". 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.

 UCD Staff and students and general public

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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.

Graduate crop/plant breeder students; Quantitative geneticists; Public and private plant breeders; Academic researchers and crop industry professionals.

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 Course schedule

07.06.18

UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School (for fifth year Leaving Cert students and Year 12 A-Level students)

More information and booking will be available in April 2018.

 Fifth year Leaving Certificate and Year 12 A-level students Read more

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