Posts Tagged ‘UCD’

News: Museum of
Literature Opens in Dublin

Ireland has a new landmark cultural institution. The Museum of Literature Ireland (MoLI) on St. Stephen’s Green in Dublin celebrates Ireland’s world-renowned literary heritage. The museum is a major partnership between University College Dublin (UCD) and the National Library of Ireland. It’s located in one of Dublin’s finest historic houses, UCD’s Newman House, which wasRead more..

Kathryn Spain

Kathryn Spain is the head of European equity sales in North America for Credit Suisse. Currently based in New York, she previously managed the international distribution platform for the western U.S. out of San Francisco for 12 years. Prior to Credit Suisse, she held positions with Investec Asset Management, Barings Asset Management, and Bank ofRead more..

Kieran McLoughlin

Kieran is CEO of VentureWave Capital, which has established the first Impact Investing fund aimed at qualified investors in Ireland and among the Irish diapora. The firm aims to deliver a commercial return for its clients and benefit society, especially in Ireland. It has attracted investments from leading figures in Irish America who have joinedRead more..

Shaun Kelly

Shaun is the global chief operating officer for KPMG International. In this position, he manages the day-to-day operational aspects of KPMG’s global strategy and oversees the delivery of the firm’s global initiatives.  A native of Belfast, Shaun joined KPMG International’s Irish member firm in Dublin in 1980 and transferred to the San Francisco office inRead more..

University Research

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN A Radical Approach in Diabetes Research An international collaboration jointly led by University College Dublin (UCD) and Monash University in Melbourne has found that mimicking the activity of molecules found naturally in the body may provide a new approach to treating vascular disease in patents with diabetes. Currently 425 million people have diabetes andRead more..

UCD Smurfit School

On Wednesday October 17th, the 16th annual New York UCD Smurfit School Benefit Dinner took place at the Metropolitan Club, New York City. This year’s honorees were Aidan Connolly, Chief innovation Officer & Vice President, Corporate Accounts at Alltech & Helen Doody, Senior Client Advisor at Kepos Capital, L.P. All profits raised from the eventRead more..

UCD Smurfit School
Honors O’Bryne

The 12th annual University College, Dublin Smurfit New York Benefit Dinner was held in the Metropolitan Club on Wednesday, November 5. Over 240 guests attended and supported the school’s scholarship fund. Brian O’Bryne, chief executive officer and so-founder, INOV8 Beverage and Consulting Hydrive Energy LLC was honored for his achievements and acknowledged by guests Jimmy Deenihan, TD,Read more..

Irish Pregnancy App
Nominated for Webby

A groundbreaking and exciting new web application, Life in the Womb from University College Dublin staff and graduates, was nominated for a Webby Award. Developed by The Science Picture Company, the application visually charts the process from conception to birth. It was originally conceived as a tool for prospective parents, but further innovations will makeRead more..