Research Seminar Series‌

Commencing on 27th January, the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is delighted to announce details of the  Research Seminar Series 20/21 - Spring Trimester. Open to all, the Research Seminar Series comprises ten seminars which take place between September 2020 and May 2021. All seminars will be hosted virtually from 1pm - 2pm. 

Consisting of both UCD and external presenters, the seminar series is designed with the twin goal to inform colleagues and foster discussion about current research activities across disciplines and to highlight the latest developments across the major research themes underpinning the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

Register to attend

Attendance at the Research Seminar Series is free and is open to the general public. Pre-registration is required .

21st April Biodiversity in Agricultural Systems REGISTER
19th May Harnessing the potential of the innate immune response in cattle REGISTER


Research Seminar Timetable

Additional information on the Seminar Series is available by contacting Giuliana Rocca, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science. Tel: 01 716 7771 or Email:



The challenges facing European agricultural and life science Universities, Prof. Alex Evans
Circular Economy in a changing world - Dr. Antonis Zorpas, Open University of Cyprus
What did we learn from the ecosystem modelling of Swiss cropping systems? - Magdalena Necpalova, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science
The initiation and consequences of animal domestication through an evolutionary lens - Prof. Gerger Larson, University of Oxford
Women in Irish Agricultural History, Dr. Micheál Ó Fathartaigh
Functional foods from seaweeds: from the sea to your table - Marco Garcia Vaquero, Assistant Professor