Minister Simon Harris announced €7.9 million investment in 80 research projects, co-funded by approx 70 partners under Enterprise Partnerships and Employment-Based Post Graduate Programmes.
New UCD Royal Society SFI Fellow wins prestigious early career award to examine gravitational turbulence and model its consequences on black hole collisions.
UCD wins two awards from €6.5 million fund for interdisciplinary research partnerships, supported by the Irish Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council, to bring together world-leading expertise in the digital humanities.
Researchers at UCD, Ulster University and University of Colorado have launched a new research programme to reduce residential building energy consumption and related greenhouse gas emissions.
AI_PREMie preeclampsia platform named runner-up in SFI's Future Innovator Prize, Artificial Intelligence for Societal Good Challenge, led by UCD's Professor Patricia Maguire.
€2 million investment in the National Irish COVID-19 Biobank (NICB) will advance high impact research into COVID-19 and inform future biobanking initiatives in other important health areas.
GUIDE project jointly coordinated by UCD and Manchester Metropolitan University included in the 2021 European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) Roadmap, marking it among the highest value research infrastructures in Europe.
Number 1 in Ireland for highest volume of research publications per year
Publication impact is 75% above world averages (2015 to 2019)
Research funding in the past 5 years
Number 1 in Ireland for % of Open Access publications
Professor O'Connor's expertise, research and vision have positioned UCD and Ireland as a European leader in bioeconomy research. Developing from an innovation partnership with Glanbia in 2014 and his work as part of a taskforce to look at the repurposing of the former Lisheen mine site in Tipperary, Kevin helped to create the Lisheen Bioeconomy Campus which has the potential to create over 1,800 jobs and return €75M to the local area.