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 2021- 2022

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. Prof. John Brannigan (Acting College Principal)

College Principal – Social Sciences & Law
Prof. Colin Scott

College Principal – Business
Prof. Anthony Brabazon

College Principal – Engineering & Architecture
Prof. Aoife Ahern

College Principal – Science
Prof. Jeremy Simpson

College Principal – Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Cecily Kelleher

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

Vice Principal for R&I – Social Sciences & Law
Prof. Dymphna Devine 

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

Vice Principal for R&I - Eng & Arch
Prof. Aoife Gowen 

Vice Principal for R&I – Health & Agricultural Sciences
Prof. Peter Doran 

Vice Principal for R&I – Business
Prof. Andreas Hoepner

Head of School elected by Heads of Schools
Assoc. Prof. Evelyn Doyle

Head of School elected by Heads of Schools
Dr Kelly Fitzgerald

Member of Academic Council elected by Academic Council
Dr 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 2021/22

 

Standard Business Items
Submission Deadline 

 Meeting Date
Wednesday 22 September 2021

Wednesday 13 October 2021; 10am

Wednesday 26 January 2022

Wednesday 16 February 2022; 10am

Wednesday 6 April 2022

 Wednesday 27 April 2022; 10am