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A brand new dean of agriculture and head of faculty has been appointed to College Faculty Dublin’s (UCD’s) Faculty of Agriculture and Meals Science.
Professor Frank Monahan has been appointed to the function and took workplace from September 1, 2021.
Based on a press release from UCD’s Faculty of Agriculture and Meals Science, Professor Monahan beforehand held the function of Affiliate Dean for Equality, Variety and Inclusion, and Head of Meals Science and Vitamin within the Faculty of Agriculture and Meals Science at UCD.
Professor Monahan is a meals scientist, with a PhD in Meals Science and Know-how from College Faculty Cork (UCC) following a BSc in Biochemistry from UCD.
Professor Monahan joined UCD after a put up doctorate on the College of California, Davis.
His analysis and educating focus is principally on animal-derived meals, together with meat, with a specific curiosity in how farm manufacturing impacts the composition, high quality and authenticity of meals of animal origin.
He has additionally had a deep involvement with UCD Volunteers Abroad, chairing its board of trustees for a number of years.
Professor Monahan takes over from Professor Alexander Evans who, in keeping with the assertion, accomplished “a really profitable” two-year time period as dean from 2011 – 2021.
In different UCD information, the college’s Agricultural Science Society (AgSoc) has donated a major sum of cash to 2 charities at a presentation on Friday, August 20.
The presentation occurred outdoors the UCD Agriculture and Meals Science Centre at UCD’s Belfield Campus.
This 12 months, the 2 chosen charities had been the organ donation group, Unusual Boat, and the farm accident help community, Embrace Farm.
A complete of €7,500 was donated to every charity, bringing the overall quantity raised by UCD’s AgSoc to €15,000.
Yearly, AgSoc hosts plenty of occasions all through the school 12 months and donates the proceeds from these occasions to charity.
Nevertheless, through the faculty 12 months 2020/2021 this proved to be a major problem, because the nation discovered itself in lockdown on account of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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