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Research and Curriculum Sub-Group

Page Updated: 19th July 2022


  • Professor Denis Shields (Chair) - School of Medicine
  • Dr. Anna Kelly - Access & Lifelong Learning
  • Dr. Anne Mulhall - School of English, Drama and Film
  • Dr. Anthony Cronin - School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • Ciarán Ó hUltacháin - Registry (Assessment)
  • Justin Synnott - Research Administration (Research Partners)
  • Dr. Liam Thornton - School of Law
  • Lecturer/Assistant Professor Judy Walsh - School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
  • Marcellina Fogarty - EDI Unit
  • Dr. Clara Fischer - School of Philosophy
  • Dr. Marie Moran - School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
  • Dr. Mary McAuliffe - School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
  • Dr. Alice Feldman - School of Sociology
  • Dr. Sharae Deckard - School of English, Drama and Film
  • Professor Andreas Hoepner - School of Business
  • Dr. Donal Holland - School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  • Dr. Rainer Melzer - School of Biology and Environmental Science
  • Professor Suzi Jarvis - Innovation Academy
  • Associate Professor Derval Conroy - School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics
  • Dr. Claudia Fracchiolla - School of Mathematics and Statistics


  • To have oversight of EDI related research and curriculum activities across the University
  • To review, promote and coordinate provision of EDI related topics within undergraduate and graduate curricula
  • To identify priority areas for research and curriculum in the area of EDI
  • To engage with the EDI Seed Funding and to encourage proposals
  • To promote collaboration across the University on EDI research proposals
  • To address institutional-process issues around research and education from an EDI perspective
  • To mainstream EDI into policies that impact research and the curriculum
  • To ensure those applying for research proposals and involved in the curriculum are trained in gender requirements
  • To use the outputs of research and educational programmes to inform actions in the EDI strategic action plan in order to support the achievement of best practice

Contact UCD Equality Diversity and Inclusion

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: edi@ucd.ie