The UCD Dean of Graduate Studies Award for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision is a biennial award, which recognises excellence in research supervisory practice by a UCD academic faculty member. Nominations for this award are made by research students in any given year and calls for nominations normally take place between November and February, with awards being made in May. Information on the nomination and application process as well as award criteria can be found below.
The winner of the Award for Excellence in Doctoral Supervision receives a prize to the value of €3,000. The award is paid to the recipient's school/unit to be spent by the awardees on career development or research enhancement activity.
Professor Dierdre Raftery – UCD School of Education
Professor Grace Mulcahy – UCD School of Veterinary Medicine
Associate Professor Benjamin Cowan – UCD School of Information and Communication Studies
Professor Eilish McAuliffe – UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems
Professor Ian O'Donnell – UCD Sutherland School of Law