On the 21st of January 2014, the UCD Science: Artists In Residence programme was officially launched by the University College Dublin (UCD).
The UCD Art in Science programme; an initiative that emerged following a research collaboration between Professor Lorraine Hanlon, UCD School of Physics, and artist Emer O Boyle; covers an artists' residency, an elective undergraduate module for UCD and NCAD students, and a programme of public engagement through exhibitions, performances, public talks and more.
UCD Art in Science has received a ten year commitment from the UCD College of Science towards encouraging high quality interdisciplinary practice, exploration and collaborative partnerships between artists and scientists, both student and professional, and to providing a platform for enhancing and developing the cultural life of the UCD community.
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Introduction by Prof. Joe Carthy, College Principle and Dean of Science, University College Dublin (UCD).
A presentation by Prof. Lorraine Hanlon, School of Physics (UCD), and Co-founder of UCD Art In Science.
Prof. Declan McConagle, Director of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), delivers a speech on the richness and the potential of cross-disciplinary partnerships between art and science.
Prof. Andrew J. Deeks, President, University College Dublin (UCD), announces the recipients of the UCD Science: Artists In Residence Award 2014.
From left: Prof. Andrew J. Deeks, President UCD; Sofie Loscher, sculptor; Cindy Cummings, dancer and choreographer; David Stalling, composition and sound artist; Prof. Declan McConagle, Director, NCAD.