Professor Orla Feely is Vice-President for Research, Innovation and Impact at University College Dublin.
T: 01 716 4031
E: Email Orla
Triona leads the team in UCD Research and supports the development and implementation of the Research Strategy, working with the VPRII and Research, Innovation and Impact Group (RIIG) of the University.
T: 01 716 4025
E: Email Triona
Tom leads the team that supports research collaborations and knowledge transfer with industry, that assists entrepreneurs to launch and scale new high-tech businesses and that supports UCD academics to deliver global consulting services.
T: 01 716 3718
E: Email Tom
Delia provides support to the Vice President for Research, Innovation & Impact and the Director of Research. Delia also provides secretariat support for UCD Research committees including the University Management Team sub group, the Research and Innovation Impact Group (RIIG).
T: 01 716 4031
E: Email Delia
Jill is responsible for developing UCD’s portfolio of research policies, and establishing and operating the necessary governance schemes for major research programmes.
T: 01 716 4015
E: Email Jill
Andrea looks after UCD Research-led events and conferences, the marketing of UCD Research and Innovation, and handles HR and facility operations in UCD Research.
T: 01 716 4051
E: Email Andrea
Ciara is working on our public affairs programme, developing our responses to national and international policy initiatives, and engaging with our network of stakeholders.
T: 01 716 4003
E: Email Ciara
Jackie provides administrative support to the Director for Enterprise and Commercialisation and the wider innovation team and assists with accounts payable and receivable.
T: 01 716 3710
E: Email Jackie
Tony is the senior manager responsible for the grant registration team. He also manages the annual UCD Seed Funding scheme.
T: 01 716 4036
E: Email Tony
The grant registration team assist UCD researchers to register their awards within the University’s systems. They also offer advice and guidance on how best to register the account in accordance with the terms of the award.
Contact this team if you wish to register a successful funding award.
Ann is responsible for the College of Social Sciences and Law, the School of Agriculture and Food Science and the School of Veterinary Medicine.
T: 01 716 4020
E: Email Ann
The role of the Research Programmes team is to support researchers in applying for research funding, identify the research funding pipeline and ensure that all UCD’s research submissions are highly enhanced, competitive and effective in securing funding.
Contact this team if you wish to develop or submit a funding application at UCD.
Dipti leads the Proposal Support Team and the Research Programmes Team who provide frontline and specialist support to researchers in securing external funding.
T: 01 716 4023
E: Email Dipti
Máire provides specialised knowledge and support for advanced research funding programmes. Her current focus is on the European Research Council suite of schemes and Science Foundation Ireland’s Research Professorship and President of Ireland Future Research Leaders programmes.
T: 01 716 4014
E: Email Máire
Aidan is responsible for review and approval of research proposal budgets, and providing financial advice in relation to research funding.
T: 01 716 4021
E: Email Aidan
Claire leads the team supporting proposal submissions for national and non-EU programmes. She also supports UCD researchers in preparation and submission of funding applications to national and non-EU funding agencies, charities and foundations.
T: 01 716 4056
E: Email Claire
Colleen supports UCD researchers in preparation and submission of funding applications to national agencies (IRC, HRB) and the Marie Curie Individual Fellowship. She oversees the Research Professional database and the fortnightly UCD Research Bulletin.
T: 01 716 4062
E: Email Colleen
Monika provides proposal support to researchers in UCD for preparation and submission of funding applications to national (e.g. SFI, HRB, IRC) and non-EU international (e.g. US, UK) funding agencies, charities and foundations.
T: 01 716 4054
E: Email Monika
Margherita provides proposal support to researchers preparing targeted Individual Award applications in UCD for both national and international calls preparation.
T: 01 716 4059
E: Email Margherita
Kosta provides proposal support to researchers in UCD for preparation and submission of funding applications to national (e.g. SFI, HRB, IRC) and non-EU international (e.g. US, UK) funding agencies, charities and foundations.
E: Email Kosta
Margaret provides proposal support for Horizon Europe in the areas of Climate, Energy and Mobility (Cluster 5), Food, Bioeconomy, Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environment (Cluster 6) and MSCA ITN, RISE and COFUND.
T: 01 716 4057
E: Email Margaret
Chantal provides specialised proposal support for Horizon Europe in the areas of Health (Cluster 1), Digital, Industry and Space (Cluster 4), and European Innovation Council.
T: 01 716 4027
E: Email Chantal
The Research Partners team advise and support academic leaders in the development of medium to long-term plans across UCD’s major research themes. Specifically, the team works on developing strategic elements of major funding proposals and they complement the work of the Research Programmes team.
Colm leads the Research Partners team, which provides strategic support for UCD's major research themes. Colm is also the first point of contact for major proposals that are outside of these major research themes.
T: 01 716 4028
E: Email Colm
The ICT partner works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the ICT and Data Science theme.
T: 01 716 4019
E: Email Kevin
Loraine works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Health theme.
T: 01 716 4061
E: Email Loraine
Justin works with senior academics to identify, develop and implement strategic initiatives and major proposals within the Culture, Economy and Society theme.
T: 01 716 8324
E: Email Justin
The Knowledge Transfer team work with the UCD research community to identify, protect and commercialise the intellectual property arising from UCD research programmes.
Ciaran leads the knowledge transfer team responsible for identifying, protecting and commercialising intellectual property (IP) either through licensing and/or new venture creation, negotiating IP terms in agreements and supporting research proposals.
T: 01 716 3713
E: Email Ciaran
Stephen is responsible for managing the identification, protection and commercialisation of University College Dublin research outputs within the environment area.
T: 01 716 3720
E: Email Stephen
Hugh is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the physical sciences research areas.
T: 01 716 3725
E: Email Hugh
Tony is a Case Manager for Technology Transfer and is responsible for managing the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the ICT research area.
T: 01 716 3727
E: Email Tony
Stacey is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the agriculture, food and veterinary research areas.
T: 01 716 3705
E: Email Stacey
Ena is responsible for the identification, protection and commercialisation of UCD research outputs within the life and medical sciences research area
T: 01 716 3706
E: Email Ena
John provides administrative support to the knowledge transfer team and assists in the financial management of NovaUCD.
T: 01 716 3721
E: Email John
Santiago supports the client companies based at NovaUCD and NexusUCD and he is responsible for the management of the physical facilities of both of these centres.
T: 01 716 3717
E: Email Santiago
The Research Analytics and Impact team helps to promote the research reputation of the university, embed a culture of research impact throughout the university, and inform research strategy and performance through advanced analytics.
Alex looks after public outreach and engagement, and leads projects such as UCD Science Expression and the Decade of Centenaries.
T: 01 716 2438
E: Email Alex
Caroline leads the design, development and delivery of strategic online communications initiatives to profile research in University College Dublin, to a range of national and international audiences.
T: 01 716 4005
E: Email Caroline
Dimitrios-Stavros is responsible for the information gathering, tendering and first phase implementation of a new IT based RMS Grants system.
T: 01 716 4048
E: Email Dimitrios-Stavros
David is responsible for developing and implementing a range of initiatives to support and embed a culture of research impact in the university.
T: 01 716 4030
E: Email David
Caroline is responsible for providing and supporting a variety of innovation related education programmes and initiatives across the University which also includes outreach to second-level education.
T: 01 716 3715
E: Email Caroline
Micéal is responsible for communicating UCD’s innovation objectives, activities and achievements to internal and external stakeholders using a variety of communication channels.
T: 01 716 3712
E: Email Micéal
Michelle is responsible for the development and delivery of strategic engagement initiatives across multiple stakeholder groups.
T: 01 716 3716
E: Email Michelle
Elizabeth is responsible for developing a professional and commercial managed consultancy service to facilitate access and support engagement between business, industry and UCD. This includes facilitating and supporting UCD academics and professional staff to engage in consultancy with external clients.
T: 01 716 3714
E: Email Elizabeth
|Funding Agency||Scheme / Call||Contact person||Ext.|
|Department of Agriculture, Food & Marine (DAFM)||DAFM Research call||Claire Kavanaghfirstname.lastname@example.org||4035|
|Enterprise Ireland (EI)||EI Innovation Partnerships
EI Commercialisation Fund
|EI Financial Support for ERC Applicants||Maire Coyleemail@example.com||4014|
|EI Financial Support for Marie Sklodowska Curie Applicants||Proposal Supportfirstname.lastname@example.org||4035|
|EI Financial Support for LEIT, Societal Challenge applicants||EU Officeemail@example.com|
|Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)||EPA Research call||Dr Colleen Thomasfirstname.lastname@example.org||4062|
|Horizon 2020||H2020 Leadership in Enabling and Industrial Technologies (LEIT):
H2020 Societal Challenges:
European Research Council (ERC)
Proof of Concept
|H2020 Marie-Sklodowska Curie Actions||Marie Sklodowska-Curie − Individual Fellowships (IF)
|Marie Sklodowska-Curie − Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
Marie Sklodowska-Curie − Innovation Staff Exchange Scheme (RISE)
|European Commission||Non-Framework Programmes including, but not limited to:
3rd Health Programme
Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund
|Health Research Board (HRB)||Applied Partnership Awards (APA)
Collaborative Doctoral Awards
Investigator Led projects
Applying Research into Policy& Practice Postdoctoral fellowship (ARPP)
|Dr Colleen Thomasemail@example.com||4062|
|Emerging Investigator Awards||Proposal Supportfirstname.lastname@example.org||4035|
|US-Ireland R&D Partnership||Proposal Supportemail@example.com||4035|
|Definitive Interventions and Feasibility Awards (DIFA)||Margherita Castronovfirstname.lastname@example.org||4059|
|Irish Research Council (IRC)|
|IRC Government of Ireland Post-doc/Post graduate schemes
IRC EPS Post-doc/Post graduate schemes
|IRC Policy & Society||Proposal Supportemail@example.com||4035|
|IRC Ulysses France/Ireland Travel||Dr Colleen Thomasfirstname.lastname@example.org||4062|
|Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)||SFI Future Research Leaders
SFI Research Professorships
|SFI EPSRC Partnership
SFI NSF China Partnership
SFI Spokes and Strategic Partnerships
|SFI Future Innovator Prize||Claire Kavanaghemail@example.com||4056|
|SFI Frontiers for the Future||Claire Kavanaghfirstname.lastname@example.org||4056|
|SFI Starting Investigator Research Grants (SIRG)||Proposal Supportemail@example.com||4035|
|SFI Industry Fellowships||Monika Zwadzkafirstname.lastname@example.org||4054|
|US-Ireland R&D Partnership||Proposal Supportemail@example.com||4035|
|SFI-Royal Society University Research Fellowships||Claire Kavanaghfirstname.lastname@example.org||4056|
|SFI Conferences and Workshops||Proposal Supportemail@example.com||4035|
|Teagasc||Teagasc Walsh fellowships||Proposal Supportfirstname.lastname@example.org||4035|
|Wellcome Trust||All schemes||Claire Kavanaghemail@example.com||4056|