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Report of the President 2007/2008

Report of the President 2007/2008

University College Dublin
National University of Ireland, Dublin
September 2007 – August 2008

Presented to the Governing Authority of University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin at its meeting on 17 December 2008.



A Dynamic Academic Structure

  • UCD College of Arts and Celtic Studies
  • UCD College of Business and Law
  • UCD College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
  • UCD College of Human Sciences
  • UCD College of Life Sciences 

 Achieving Excellence in Teaching and Learning

  • Student Numbers
  • Modularisation, Semesterisation and UCD Horizons
  • Student Recruitment and New Programmes
  • Fourth Level – UCD Graduate Studies
  • International Activity
  • Widening Participation
  • Innovation in Teaching and Learning
  • Adult Education
  • Quality

Building a World-Class Research-Intensive University

  • Research Funding
  • Research Awards and Honours
  • Strategic Achievements
  • Research News and Achievements

UCD Research Institutes

  • UCD Conway Institute for Biomolecular and
    Biomedical Research
  • UCD Geary Institute
  • UCD Urban Institute of Ireland
  • UCD Humanities Institute of Ireland
  • UCD Complex and Adaptive Systems Laboratory
  • UCD Institute of Food and Health
  • UCD John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies
  • Charles Institute
  • UCD Clinton Institute for American Studies
  • Irish Institute for Chinese Studies
  • UCD Mícheál Ó Cléirigh Institute
  • UCD Institute for Sport and Health

Collaborative Programmes

  • Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology (CSCB)
  • Molecular Medicine Ireland (MMI)
  • National Digital Research Centre (NDRC)
  • National Institute of Bioprocessing Research and
    Training (NIBRT)
  • Technology Research for Independent Living (TRIL)
  • Institute of Biomedical Informatics
  • NovaUCD 

Providing a High-Quality Student Experience

  • Facility Development
  • UCD Library
  • UCD IT Services
  • Careers and Employment
  • UCD Student Medical and Counselling Services
  • UCD Student Advisers and Chaplaincy
  • Financial Assistance for Students
  • Student Complaints Office
  • UCD Sport
  • UCD Music
  • Student Society Activity
  • Community Engagement
Shaping Agendas
  • University Relations
  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Special Recognition 

Research Publications

Details of all research publications for the period of the report are available at http://www.ucd.ie/research/publications/

UCD President's Office

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.