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 2022- 2023

Chair (appointed by President)
Prof. Alex Evans

Acting Deputy President, VP for Academic Affairs and Registrar
Prof. Barbara Dooley

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

College Principal – Arts & Humanities
Prof. Regina Uí Chollatáin

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. Catherine Cox

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

Vice Principal for R&I – Science
Dr Elaine O'Reilly

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
TBC

Member of Academic Council elected by Academic Council
TBC

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
TBC

 ACCAC Meeting Schedule 2022/2023

Standard Business Items
Submission Deadline 

 Meeting Date
Wednesday 5 October 2022

Wednesday 19 October 2022; 10am

Wednesday 1 February 2023

Wednesday 15 February 2023; 10am

Wednesday 3 May 2023

 Wednesday 17 May 2023; 10am