One Health 

The vision of UCD One Health is to maximise the health and well-being of humans, animals and the environment through academic excellence, collaborative research, education and outreach.

The mission of UCD One Health is to:

  • Synergise existing research strengths in biomedical, environmental and clinical sciences
  • Create strategic partnerships between academia, industry, and policy makers
  • Communicate our One Health activities across society
  • Deliver improved health and well being for all.

A clear strength within UCD in this area relates to it having Ireland’s only veterinary medicine school. Another is its contemporary urban campus where One Health scientists, engineers and veterinary and medical clinicians work together to build a better future for all. 

Within UCD Conway Institute, there are ample opportunities for comparative disease work between humans and animals. We work across disciplines to research

  • Antimicrobial Resistance 
  • Emerging Infections
  • Anti-infectives
  • Biomarkers