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Prof. Hugh Brady

President of University College Dublin, Ireland

Dr Hugh Brady was educated at UCD where he was awarded degrees in Medicine (1982) and Science (1984). He was subsequently awarded PhD and MD degrees for research in renal physiology and molecular medicine.

He was appointed President of UCD in January 2004. Since taking up his position as President, Hugh Brady has overseen and implemented a multipronged institutional change programme which included major curriculum reform at undergraduate and graduate levels, a reorganisation of academic structures, a significant increase in research income and outputs, and a striking jump in UCD’s position in the THES
university rankings.