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Fulbright Awards Information Session at UCD
October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fulbright UCD Ambassador Dr Francesco Pilla will host an Information Session about the 2020-2021 Fulbright Irish Awards on Thursday 10 October 2019. ALL WELCOME
14:10 Emma Loughney (Communications Manager for Fulbright Ireland):
The Fulbright Awards, application process and how to make a successful application
14:30 Dr Tom Curran (Fulbright Scholar 2017-2018)
Tom Curran is a lecturer in the School of Biosystems and Food Engineering and Director of the MSc Environmental Technology Programme at University College Dublin. As a Fulbright-TechImpact Scholar, he was hosted by North Carolina State University to develop an early warning system for sewer network blockages caused by ‘fatbergs’. In recent years, Dr Curran has developed a European wide reputation as a specialist in ‘fatbergs’ and has made frequent media contributions on this issue. You can read more on Tom’s Fulbright and fatbergs here http://www.ucd.ie/fog/fogblog/
14.45 Dr Judith Harford (Fulbright Scholar 2018-2019)
Judith Harford is a Professor in the School of Education, Vice Principal for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and an elected member of the Academic Council at UCD. As a Fulbright Scholar, Judith undertook research into Irish American women teachers and the rise of the Irish American elite in Boston in the period 1880‒1920.
15:00 – Q&A
15:30 – Closing Statement – Francesco Pilla