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Applications for the 2017 scholarships have now closed.

  Applications for the 2017 Nuffield Ireland Scholarships closed on 31st July. We had a strong response, with many applications. We will evaluate the applications over the next few weeks. We hope to complete the selection process for the new scholars by about Mid-September, and the new scholars will commence an induction to inform them […]

2016 Scholars on their Global Focus Programme

Five of the 2016 Irish Nuffield Scholars began their Global Focus Programme at the beginning of June. They are participating in 3 different GFP itineraries. John Joyce, Peter Farrell, Ailbhe Gerrard, Roberta McDonald and Ray Hunt began their GFP when the 3 groups began with a briefing for all 30 participants in the 3 groups […]

Nuffield Conference 2015 – Keynote Presentation on Video

The Keynote Presentation by David and Caroline Keeling at the Nuffield Conference (October 16th 2015) is available for viewing on Video. The Theme of the presentation was “Leadership – A Personal Journey”.   The Question and Answer session following the Keynote address is available for viewing below.  

Sean Coughlan – 2014 Scholar

Presentation of Sean Coughlan’s Report to the Nuffield Ireland Conference in Dublin, 16th October 2015. Topic; “A Transfer to Dairy Farming – the Knowledge and Capital Required”.

Finola McCoy – 2014 Scholar

Presentation of Finola McCoy’s Report to the Nuffield Ireland Conference in Dublin, 16th October 2015. Topic; “Building Strong Professional Networks – (Ni neart go cur le cheile – There is no strength without unity)”.

Sean O’Brien – 2014 Scholar

Presentation of Sean O’Brien’s Report to the Nuffield Ireland Conference in Dublin, 16th October 2015. Topic; “Educating Members of Dairy Co-operatives Pre-Board Selection”

Tommy Moyles – 2014 Scholar

Presentation of Tommy Moyle’s Report to the Nuffield Ireland Conference in Dublin, 16th October 2015. Topic; ” Suckler Cows and the Art of Choice”.

Mary Delaney – 2014 Scholar

Presentation of Mary Delaney’s Report to the Nuffield Ireland Conference in Dublin, 16th October 2015. Topic; “Sustainability – The Climate Change Challenge for Irish Dairying”.

Briefings for 2016 Scholars – January 2016

Nuffield Scholars meet Simon Coveney, Minister for Agriculture, 27th Janauary 2016   Two days of briefings were arranged for the 2016 Scholars in Dublin on 26th and 27th January 2016. The purpose of the briefings was to to begin the process of introducing the scholars to a range of experts and companies in the agri-food […]