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Current Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate research regulations

The School of Chemistry provides a list of regulations relevant to its current postgraduate research students.Useful information is also available from the Academic Registry. College guidelines concerning postgraduate supervision are circulated to all postgraduate students in Trinity College.

Director of Postgraduate Teaching and Learning:

Prof. Stephen Connon (, Ph. 01 896 1306



School of Chemistry Safety Officer:

Peter Ó Briain Brien

(, 01 896 2832)

Information related to Health and Safety in the School can be found on the School's website at When ordering chemicals, a risk assessment sheet must be completed for each chemical and should accompany the order.

Working out-of-hours

Weekdays: 18.00 - 09.00
Weekends: all day
Rules: You MUST sign in and out when working out-of-hours.

Log books may be found at the entrance of the Old Chemistry Building and the reception desk in the SNIAM Building. A "buddy" system should be observed (i.e. never work alone in the laboratory).

Useful Technical Contact Information

Tecnical Area Name Telephone Email
Chief Technical Officer Mr Peter Brien (Interim) 896 2832
NMR Dr. John O'Brien 896 1050
X-Ray Diffraction Dr. Brendan Twamley 896 3463

CHN Analysis
UCD School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Microanalytical Laboratory
University College Dublin
Dublin 4
Ph. 7162287
Fax. 7162127



DubChem module registration form
DubChem change-of-mind form
Graduate student proposal/extension form
Graduate Student Scholarship Exemption Form
Transfer from the Masters to the PhD Register Form
Confirmation on the PhD register form
iExpenses set-up form (information on how to use iExpenses available at
Guidelines on nominating external examiner for PhD thesis/viva
Good Research Practice policy
Trinity Trust Travel Grant supporting document form - Find details.