8,500 people work in Scottish space sector - expected to be worth UK£4BN by 2030
New All-Ireland Children and Young Adults Research Advisory Group for Rare Diseases (RAIN CRAG) launched in the lead-up to Rare Disease Day 2024
Six UCD-led projects have been funded through the SFI Discover Programme this year. The funding will generate opportunities for dialogue and encourage diversity in STEM-related disciplines.
The research team aims to recruit owners of headshaking horses or ponies across Ireland and the UK, for a 12-month study involving blue light therapy.
Centre to advance research, education and collaboration on the One Health to challenges, which recognises the interconnectedness of human, animal and planetary health.
Driving mutual gains in health technology research space, including deployment of AI-enabled clinical support tool
5 UCD researchers have received funding under the scheme. Projects are designed to support innovations and the development and implementation of policies in Ireland, as well as developing research capacity in strategically important areas.
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.