Academic Council Committee on Academic Centres

The Academic Council Committee on Academic Centres (ACCAC) reviews proposals for establishment of new Academic Centres and, under delegated authority of Academic Council, recommends same to Governing Authority for approval. The Committee is also responsible for monitoring the progress of centres to ensure their sustainability.

 

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University Secretariat
email: univsec@ucd.ie 

The purpose of the Academic Council Committee for Academic Centres is:

  1. To review proposals to establish, develop or re-configure Academic Centres,
  2. To carry out periodic reviews of Centres and make review recommendations regarding the continuation of Centres,
  3. To evaluate applications for the naming or re-naming of Centres against criteria outlined in the Academic Centres Policy,
  4. To consider the appointment of Directors of Centres.

ACCAC Membership

2019-20 Academic Session

Chair (appointed by President)
Prof. Alex Evans

Deputy President, VP for Academic Affairs and Registrar
Prof. Mark Rogers

Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact
Prof. Orla Feely

College Principal – Arts & Humanities
Prof. Sarah Prescott

College Principal – Social Science & Law
Prof. Colin Scott

College Principal – Business
Prof. Anthony Brabazon

College Principal – Engineering & Architecture
Prof. Aoife Ahern

College Principal – Science
Prof. Joe Carthy

College Principal – Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

Vice Principal for R&I – Arts & Hum.
Prof. Charles (Ivar) McGrath

Vice Principal for R&I – Social Science & Law
Prof. Aisling Reynolds-Feighan

Vice Principal for R&I – Science
Prof. Gareth Redmond

Vice Principal for R&I - Eng & Arch
Prof. John Sheridan

Vice Principal for R&I – Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. David MacHugh

Vice Principal for R&I – Business
Prof. Donna Marshall

Head of School elected by Heads of Schools
Prof. Bettina Migge

Head of School elected by Heads of Schools
Prof. Gerard Fealy

Member of Academic Council elected by Academic Council
Assistant Prof. Amalia Scannell

Member of Academic Council elected by Academic Council
Prof. David Brayden

Member of Academic Council nominated by the President and appointed by Academic Council
Prof. Madeleine Lowery

Member of Academic Council nominated by the President and appointed by Academic Council
Prof. Anne Fogarty

 

ACCAC Meeting Schedule 2020/21

 

Standard Business Items
Submission Deadline 

 Meeting Date
Thursday 24 September 2020

Thursday 15 October 2020; 10am

Thursday 28 January 2021

Thursday 18 February 2021; 10am

Thursday 8 April 2021

 Thursday 29 April 2021; 10am