Minister Simon Harris meets with CHAS researchers, June 2021

On Monday the 14th of June, Simon Harris, TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, visited University College Dublin to meet the  staff at UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory and CHAS researchers who have helped Ireland and the global community tackle the challenges of Covid-19.

Watch a video of the visit here

In attendance of the Minister's address were: Prof Cecily Kelleher, CHAS College Principal, Dr Cillian de Gascun, Director of NVRL, Associate Professor Mary Codd, UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science and UCD Contact Tracing Centre, Professor Alistair Nichol, Chair of Critical Care Medicine at UCD School of Medicine, Director of the Health Research Board-funded Irish Critical Care Clinical Trials Network (ICC-CTN) and Consultant in St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dr Nicola Fletcher, NVRL/ENFER/Covid-19 Rapid Response and Ad Astra Fellow UCD School of Veterinary Medicine and Prof Orla Feely, UCD VPRII.