Annual Report 2001 - School of Biotechnology

annual report 2001

school of biotechnology

External Activities
Appointments / Memberships: External Bodies

Devery R
  • Member, American Oil Chemists' Society
  • Member, Nutritional Sciences Committee, Royal Irish Academy
  • Member, Fellow of the Institute of Food Science & Technology
  • Member, Biochemical Society
  • External Examiner for PhD degree, Department of Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin
  • External member of selection Board for Dublin Institute of Technology
  • External Grant Reviewer for the Scottish Hospital Endowments Research Trust and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
  • Referee for Reproduction, Fertility and Development, CSIRO Publishing, Australia, and Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry, Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers, The Netherlands
Fagan C
  • Extern examiner of PhD thesis, University of Limerick, September 2001
  • Extern examiner of MSc thesis, University of Limerick, April 2001
  • Extern examiner of PhD thesis, University of Leeds, November 2000
  • Extern assessor of Irish-language A-level Biology examination papers, CCEA Northern Ireland, December 2000 and January 2001
  • Conducted peer-review of research manuscripts submitted to the journals (i) 'Enzyme and Microbial Technology', April 2001, and (ii) 'Polymer International', September 2001
McDonnell S
  • Member of the Royal Irish Academy, National Committee for Biology
  • Council member of the Irish Association for Cancer Research
  • Professional Bodies - Member of the Irish Association for Cancer Research, American Association for Cancer Research, Biochemical Society and the Irish Research Scientists Association
O'Connel, M
  • Appointed Secretary, National Commission for Microbiology, Royal Irish Academy
  • Elected Member, Irish Branch, Society for General Microbiology
O'Connor B
  • Appointed External Examiner in Biochemistry to Athlone Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tallaght
  • Appointed External examiner for M.Sc. thesis National University of Ireland, Cork
O'Kennedy R
  • Member, National Committee for Biochemistry, Royal Irish Academy
  • Chairman, Trans-Committee Working Group on Youth Activities, Royal Dublin Society Trustee (Emeritus), International Contact Trust
  • Vice President, London International Youth Science Forum
  • Vice Chairman, Science Committee, Royal Dublin Society
  • Reviewer for Scientific Papers for Journal of Immunological Methods, The Analyst, Journal of Chromatography, Analytical Letters, Chemical Communications and FEBS Letters.
  • Fellow, Institute of Biology of Ireland
  • Member, Institute of Biology (UK)
  • Chartered Biologist (C. Biol.)
  • Member, Biochemical Society
  • Member, European Association for Cell and Tissue Culture
  • Course External Examiner, NUI, Cork Institute of Technology, Tralee Institute of Technology and Limerick Institute of Technology
  • External Examiner, National Council for Educational Awards (NCEA)
  • Organiser, Irish National Team for Biology Olympiad
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Analytical Letters
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Enzyme & Microbial Biotechnology
  • External Examiner, NUI, Maynooth
  • External Examiner for M.Sc., Cork Institute of Technology
Quilty B
  • President of the Institute of Biology of Ireland
  • Member of the judging panel at the Esat Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition
  • Extern examiner for the NCEA
Tobin JM
  • Corporate member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
  • Corporate member of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
  • Member of editorial board of the Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Walsh P
  • Member, Irish Research Scientists' Association
  • Associate Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers
  • Reviewer, Biotechnology and Bioengineering