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Professor Colin Scott

Professor Colin Scott

Registrar and Deputy President

Professor Colin Scott is UCD Registrar and Deputy President and was appointed on 1 December 2023. Prior to his appointment, he was Principal, UCD College of Social Sciences and Law and Vice-President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

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Kate Robson Brown

Professor Katharine Robson Brown

UCD Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact

Professor Kate Robson Brown was appointed as UCD Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact on 1 March 2024.

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Prof Dolores ORiordan

Professor Dolores O’Riordan

UCD Vice-President for Global Engagement

Professor Dolores O’Riordan is the Vice-President for Global Engagement. In this role she is responsible for the development and implementation of UCD’s Global Engagement Strategy. She is a Full Professor of Food Science with a research focus on the physico-chemical properties of food ingredients and creating food structures that enhance health benefits.

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Tristan Aitken

Tristan Aitken

Chief People Officer and Director of SIRC, Legal Services and Transformation

Tristan Aitken obtained his BSc (Hons) from the University of Glasgow, his MSc in HRM from the Strathclyde Business School and more recently his EMBA from UCD Smurfit Business School.

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David Kelly

David Kelly

UCD Bursar / Chief Financial Officer

David has worked for UCD since 2006 and has been in his current role as Chief Financial Officer since 2018. Prior to that David worked in BBC television and radio in London, covering a number of business and financial roles.

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Professor Tasman Crowe

Vice-President for Sustainability

Professor Tasman Crowe is Vice-President for Sustainability. He has served as Director of the UCD Earth Institute, Associate Dean of Science, Chair of the Liberal Arts and Science Programme Board and co-founded UCD’s BSc in Sustainability.

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Triona McCormack

Triona McCormack

Vice-President for Strategy and External Engagement

Triona McCormack is Vice-President for Strategy and External Engagement, a position she took up on 1 January 2024. Prior to that, she was Director of UCD Research where she was responsible for research strategy, development and operations.

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Professor Regina Uí Chollatáin

Principal, UCD College of Arts and Humanities

Professor Regina Uí Chollatáin is the College Principal and Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. She is the UCD Chair of Modern Irish and Literature and Director of the Academic Strand of the UCD Ad Astra Academy.

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Prof Anthony Brabazon

Professor Anthony Brabazon

Principal, UCD College of Business

Professor Anthony Brabazon is Professor of Accounting, Dean of Business and College Principal, UCD College of Business.

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Prof Aoife Ahern

Professor Aoife Ahern

Principal, UCD College of Engineering and Architecture and UCD Vice-President for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Professor Ahern is Full Professor, College Principal, UCD College of Engineering and Architecture, and Dean of Engineering.

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Prof Cecily Kelleher

Professor Cecily Kelleher

Principal, UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

Professor Cecily Kelleher is Chair of Public Health Medicine and Epidemiology and has been the Principal of the UCD College of Health and Agricultural Sciences since 2015.

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Professor Niamh Moore-Cherry

Principal, UCD College of Social Sciences and Law

Professor Niamh Moore-Cherry was appointed Dean of Social Sciences and Principal of the College of Social Sciences and Law in February 2024.

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Prof Jeremy Simpson

Professor Jeremy Simpson

Principal, UCD College of Science

Since joining UCD Jeremy has held several leadership positions, including Head of Subject for Cell and Molecular Biology, Head of the UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, and Vice-Principal (International) for the UCD College of Science.

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