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UCD is uniquely positioned in Ireland for One Health research. It is home to the only School of Veterinary Medicine on the island of Ireland and is located on the same campus as a School of Medicine and a School of Agriculture and Food Science under the overarching College of Health and Agriculture Science. Close linkages with other Colleges facilitate excellent working relationships between UCD's veterinary and medical clinicians as well as a host of world class biological, behavioural and environmental scientists and engineers.

One Health Research Projects

UCD recognises that the health of all living things on Earth is intimately connected through the biosphere. In its Strategy for 2020-2024, (opens in a new window)Rising to the Future, UCD has pledged to 'advance the understanding of human, animal and environmental health and well being for the benefit of society...utilising the One Health concept'. 

One Health researchers in UCD come from every school in the College of Health and Agricultural Sciences, and beyond. Read more about a selection of these projects here:

International One Health Research Collaborations

The vision of One Health UCD is to maximise the health and well-being of humans, animals and the environment through academic excellence, collaborative research, education and outreach. It is proud to collaborate closely with world leading universities and industry that share this vision. 

Contact One Health UCD

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: onehealth@ucd.ie