Mr. Callaghan is the One Who Knocks…

…on the door of opportunity to the wonderful world of Chemistry! Yes, Mr. Callaghan is always cooking up something in the Chem Lab, and now he is leading his budding Pinkmen on trip to the UCD Chemistry Open Evening.  It certainly sounds interesting:

Do forensic scientists use analytical chemical testing? How are medicines discovered from nature? Why are enzymes essential to life? Join us for an evening of chemistry and medicinal chemistry at UCD and find out about the career opportunities for graduates. The programme of events is as follows:

6:00pm – 7:00pm: Welcome, Refreshments & Tours
Registration in the foyer of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science. Tea and coffee will be served with a chance to talk to staff and students from the following areas:

  • Academic staff from UCD School of Chemistry
  • UCD Career Development Centre staff
  • UCD ChemSoc (student chemistry society)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry staff

Tours of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science 20-minute tours of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science with current undergraduate Chemistry students will also be on offer during this period. This will be a great chance to see the world-class facilities available to Chemistry students in UCD.

7:00pm – 8:00pm: Chemistry Open Evening Talks 

Dr Grace Morgan (Senior Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry) chair a series of talks about Chemistry in UCD and the career options available to students after graduation. This includes a series of short talks by alumni and current students. Details of the speakers and their talks are listed below:

  • Professor Gareth Redmond, Head of UCD School of Chemistry
  • Dr Grace Morgan: Course Structure and details of Chemistry in UCD
  • Ms Amy Donoghue: 2nd Year Science student with an interest in the Chemistry stream
  • Mr Michael O’Sullivan: 4th Year Medicinal Chemistry undergraduate and GSK internship representative.
  • Mr Brian Gaynor: UCD Chemistry graduate and current 2nd Year PhD student
  • Ms Rachel Knowles: UCD BSc Graduate 2015.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions about any of the programme areas at the end of the talks in a Q&A session.

This event will be open to 6th year students and A-Level students, parents and teachers.