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Funding awarded to UCD One Health researchers

February 2022

Dr Paul Murphy has won €96,000 from Teagasc for project titled Impact of optimizing N content in animal diet on environmental N emissions

Professor Fiona Doohan and Dr Tancredi Caruso have won €746,076 from Enterprise Ireland for project titled E-Crop: exploiting environmental microbiomes for sustainable crop production

Ms Catherine Mc Aloon has won €96,000 from Teagasc for project titled ‘Holoruminant’ project: Investigating the role of ruminant microbiomes in sustainable production systems

January 2022

Dr Claas Kirchhelle has won €240,044 from Irish Research Council for project titled Typhoid Cockles and Terrorism: The turbulent history of Anglo-Irish typhoid control in revolutionary Dublin

Dr Gerald Barry has won €75,000 from Industry for project titled UCD2 Transatlantic One Health Alliance

Professor Paul Whyte has won €96,000 from Teagasc for project titled Assuring the Microbial Safety of Organic Waste Spread on Land in Ireland - Project 1

Dr Virginie Gautier has won €1,570,522 from Science Foundation Ireland for project titled UCD Enhanced Containment Level 3 (CL3) Laboratory Suite for Human and Animal Risk Group 3 Biological Agents a National Resource for Translational Research and Infectious Diseases Preparedness

December 2021

Professor Lorraine Brennan with Dr Angela Feechan, Dr Breige Mcnulty, Dr Martina Wallace, Professor Fiona Doohan and Professor Helen Roche have won €1,011,249 from DAFM for project titled Shared Island Sustainable Healthy Nutrition (Protein-I)

Professor Fiona Doohan has won €511,241 from DAFM for project titled Field to fork assessment and mitigation of mycotoxin exposure risk on the Island of Ireland (Mycotox-I)

Assoc Professor Annetta Zintl has won €223,918 from DAFM for project titled Network for insect vectors in Ireland (NetVec Ireland)

Dr Gerald Barry bas won €198,176 from DAFM for project titled Development of a vaccine against bovine coronavirus variants that cause respiratory disease in cattle (BoCoVac)

Paul Whyte has won €245,912 from DAFM for a project titled Assuring the Chemical and Microbial Safety of Organic Waste Spread on Land in Ireland

Professor Siobhan Mullan, Dr Lucie Adenaeuer and Professor Alison Hanlon have won €123,822 from DAFM for a project titled Using a 'One Welfare' framework to develop alternative high welfare pig production systems (OneWelPig)

Assoc Prof Nola Leonard has won €77,257 from Dept. of Agriculture Fisheries & Food for a project titled Salmonella serological survey in pigs

November 2021

Assoc Prof Conor McAloon has won €96,000 from Teagasc for project titled Implementation validation and evaluation of a biosecurity scoring tool for use on Irish dairy farms nationally

October 2021

Prof William Gallagher has won €220,000 from the Wellcome Trust for a project entitled Institutional Strategic Support Fund 

Dr. Nicola Fletcher and Professor Wim Meijer have won €588,572 from Science Foundation Ireland for a project titled A One Health approach to investigate hepatitis E virus in Humans, animals and the environment.

September 2021

Professors Patrick Mallon and Peter Doran have won €738,221 from Health Research Board for project titled National Covid-19 Biobank

August 2021

Dr Conor McAloon, UCD School of Veterinary Medicine, has won €133,500 from Dept. Agriculture Food and the Marine (DAFM) for a project titled Estimating the burden of cattle disease in Ireladn to inform privat and public sector animal health investment policy considerations: A project contributing to the Global Burden of Animal Disease programme

July 2021

Professor Paddy Mallon and Professor Peter Doran, UCD School of Medicine, Professor Wim Meijer, UCD School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science and Associate Professor John O'Sullivan, UCD School of Civil Engineering, along with researchers from NUI Galway, TCD, UCC, University of Limerick and Teagasc, have won €182,348 from Science Foundation Ireland for a project titled Multi-site study to develop a SARS-CoV-2 Infection Surveillance System for Third Level Students and Staff in Republic of Ireland (UniCoV).

Dr Claas Kirchhelle, UCD School of History has won €141,383 from the Research Council of Norway for his project titled How did the Antibiotic Pipeline Run Dry? People, Infrastrucutre and Politics of Antibiotic Drug Development 1970-2021. 

June 2021

Professor Emma Teeling, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, has won €78,000 from National Parks and Wildlife Service for a project titled Ecosystem Services of Irish Bats

April 2021

Professor Wim Meijer with Associate Professor John O’Sullivan and Dr Nicola Fletcher: €617,262 from Health Service Executive for project entitled National Wastewater Surveillance Programme

December 2020

Minister announces €6 million in funding for 16 UCD Covid-19 Research and Innovation Projects. Read more here

October 2020

UCD spin-out SiriusXT and researchers awarded €2.35 million to examine virus pathways. Read more here

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