As we draw nearer to the close of submissions, the UA Team is hard at work putting together panels of academics and industry experts to judge each of the 25 categories.
We are delighted to confirm three extremely high-calibre academics as the Chair Judges for the Historical Studies, Design and Psychology categories.
Dr. Stefan Auer is an Associate Professor at both the University of Hong Kong and at La Trobe University, Melbourne. He is an expert researcher and author in the field of Modern European History, European enlargement and international relations. As such, Dr. Auer will be our Chair Judge for the Historical Studies category.
Barry Sheehan is Head of Design and Assistant Head of the School of Art, Design and Printing at Dublin Institute of Technology. Barry comes from a background in architecture. Before taking up his present post in DIT, Barry worked with the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland. Barry will be the Chair Judge for our new Design category.
Dr. Suzanne Guerin is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at University College Dublin. Dr. Guerin is the Director of the UCD Centre for Disability Studies and jointly coordinates the MSc there in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Dr. Guerin will be our Chair Judge for the Psychology category.
If you’d like to apply to become a judge for the 2014 Programme, as part of one of our 25 panels, then fill in the form here.