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David Kenny

Head of Animal & Bioscience Department

Research Interests

I have extensive experience in cattle nutrition and in the examination of the biological control of economically important traits in beef and dairy cattle production using physiological and molecular approaches.  

I have authored 176 full length peer reviewed scientific papers, four book chapters and >250 abstracts at national and international conferences.

Current Projects



2016: Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership Development (University College Cork)
2008: Postgraduate Diploma in Molecular Medicine (Trinity College Dublin)
2005: Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (Distinction; Trinity College Dublin)
1997-2002: Ph.D. in Cattle Nutrition and Fertility (University College Dublin)
1993-1997: B.Agr.Sc. (1st class honours & 1st in class; University College Dublin)


Sept 2015: Appointed Adjunct Professor at University College Dublin 
Nov 2009-to-date: Principal Research Officer, Teagasc Animal Bioscience Centre (Permanent Position) 
2003-2009: Lecturer in Animal Science, University College Dublin (Permanent Position) 
2002-2003: Research Officer, Teagasc Research Centre, Moorepark, Co. Cork.



Professional Membership

British Society of Animal Science

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