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University Council Papers

University Council Papers



The current membership is:

Ex Officio Members

The Provost - Dr Linda Doyle, Chair

The Vice-Provost - Professor Orla Sheils

The Registrar - Professor Neville Cox

The Senior Lecturer - Professor David Shepherd

The Senior Tutor - Professor Aidan Seery

The Dean of Graduate Studies - Professor Martine Smith

The Dean of Research - Professor Wolfgang Schmitt

Representatives of the Faculties

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Professor Gail McElroy, Dean

Professor Lorna Carson (2021-2024)

Professor Paul O'Grady (2021-2024)

Professor Aibhín Bray (2021-2024)

Professor Davide Romelli (2021-2024)

Health Sciences

Professor Brian O'Connell, Acting Dean

Professor Lorraine O'Driscoll (2020-2023)

Professor Claire Donnellan (2020-2023)

Professor Anne-Marie Malone (2020-2023)


Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Professor Sylvia Draper, Dean

Professor Alan O'Connor (2019-2022)

Professor Michael Lyons (2019-2022)

Professor Michael Monaghan (2019-2022)

Professor Marco Ruffini (2019-2022)

Research Staff 2020-2022 (1)

Dr Oliviero Gobbo

Representatives of the Senate (2)

Ms Deborah Kelleher (2019-2021)

Prof Aideen Long (2020-2022)

Representatives of the Students

Students' Union

Education Officer of the Students' Union Ms Bev Genockey

One undergraduate student from each Faculty:

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Ms Julia Bochenek

Health Sciences Ms Shauna Sutton

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Ms Zoe Cummins

Graduate Students' Union

Vice-President of the Graduate Students' Union Ms Abhisweta Bhattacharjee

One other postgraduate student from one of the

Faculties of which the Vice-President is not a member Ms Julia Wall

Co-opted members (2)

Vice-President for Global Relations Professor Emma Stokes

Dean of Students Professor Catherine McCabe


Secretary to the Scholars Ms Camilla Persello

Graduate Students' Union Ms Nilki Aluthge Dona

In attendance ex officio

Interim Chief Operating Officer Ms Orla Cunningham

Secretary to the College Mr John Coman

Librarian Ms Helen Shenton

Academic Secretary Ms Patricia Callaghan
In attendance

Director of Student Services Ms Breda Walls (may attend on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer)

Assistant Academic Secretary Ms Linda Darbey

Administrative Officer, Secretary's Office Ms Aoife Crawford (remote meetings only)

Contact: Last updated: Sep 30 2021.