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President's Report 2011

President's Report 2011
University College Dublin
National University of Ireland, Dublin
September 2010 – August 2011

Presented to the Governing Authority of University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Dublin at its meeting on 13 December 2011.

Research Publications
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Report of the President 2010/2011 Contents

Introduction by Dr Hugh Brady, UCD President

  • 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
  • UCD Organisational Structure


  • Profile of Student Body
  • Fostering Early and Lasting Student Engagement
  • Strengthening and Enhancing Academic Disciplines and Programmes
  • Stimulating Creativity, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Active Citizenship
  • Growing and Developing Graduate Education
  • Internationalising the Student Experience
  • Widening Participation and Supporting Lifelong Learning
  • Teaching, Learning Innovation and Academic Development
  • Quality


  • Research Funding
  • Key Research, Metrics and Performance Indicators
  • Major Research Themes – Earth Sciences, Energy and the Environment
  • Major Research Themes – Global Ireland
  • Major Research Themes – Health and Healthcare Delivery
  • Major Research Themes – Information, Computation and Communication

Innovation and Partnership
  • Maximising Impact of UCD’s Knowledge and Expertise
  • Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Third and Fourth Levels
  • Fostering Innovation Among UCD Staff

UCD Student Experience

  • Student Administrative and Support Services
  • Sports, Societies and Other Activities

Enabling Foundations

  • Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Library, Information and Knowledge Management
  • University Relations
  • Development and Alumni Relations
  • Capital Development
  • Awards and Honours

Research Publications

Details of all research publications for the period of the report are available at

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