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Council and Governing Boards 2005 to 2010

Council of the Institute : 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2010

Professor Dervilla Donnelly

Ex-Officio Members
Dr Hugh Brady
UCD President

Professor John Hegarty
TCD Provost

Dr Jim Slevin
President of RIA (to 15 March 2008)

Professor Nicolas Canny
President of RIA (from 16 March 2008)

Members Appointed by the Governing Boards of Constituent Schools

Professor Gerard Wrixon

Professor Arthur Jaffe

Professor Anders Ahlqvist

Professor Tony Dorlas (to 15 May 2007)

Professor Werner Nahm (from 16 May 2007)

Professor Alan G. Jones (from 16 November 2005 to 18 March 2008)

Professor Luke Drury (from 19 March 2008)

Professor Liam Breatnach (to 3 February 2007)

Professor Fergus Kelly (from 4 February 2007 to 18 November 2009)

Professor Pádraig Breatnach (from 19 November 2009)

Governing Board of the School of Celtic Studies : 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2010

Professor Anders Ahlqvist
Honorary Associate, Department of Celtic Studies, University of Sydney. Former Chair of Department of Celtic Studies, University of Sydney. Former Sir Warwick Fairfax Professor of Celtic Studies, University of Sydney
Appointed Members
Professor Máire Herbert
Professor and Head of Department, Department of Old and Middle Irish, University College Cork

Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn
Professor in Modern Irish and Head of Department of Modern Irish, NUI Maynooth

Dr Eilís Ní Dhea
Lecturer in Irish, University of Limerick

Dr Katherine Simms
Senior Lecturer in History, School of Histories and Humanities, TCD. Director of the Medieval History Research Centre, TCD.

Dr Nollaig Ó Muraíle
Senior Lecturer in Department of Irish,  NUIG (Retired)

Professor Liam Mac Mathúna
Appointed Professor and Head of School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore & Linguistics, UCD

Professor Dónal Ó Baoill
Professor of Irish, and Head of Irish and Celtic Studies, School of Languages, Literature and Performing Arts, Queen’s University Belfast.

Professor Angela Bourke
Professor of Irish-language Studies and Head of Modern Irish, School of Irish, Celtic Studies, Irish Folklore & Linguistics, UCD

Senior Professors (ex-officio)
Professor Liam Breatnach
Professor Fergus Kelly
Professor Máirtín Ó Murchú (to 2 Nov 2006)
Professor Pádraig Breatnach (from 5 December 2006)

Governing Board of the School of Theoretical Physics : 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2010

Professor Arthur Jaffe
L.T. Clay Professor of Mathematics and Theoretical Science, Harvard University

Appointed Members
Dr Ann Christine Breslin
Emeritus Lecturer, College of Engineering, Mathematical & Physical Sciences, UCD

Professor Hermann Nicolai
Director, Max Planck-Institut für. Gravitationsphysik (Albert-Einstein-Institut) Potsdam

Professor Martin W. Grünewald
Professor of Experimental Physics, School of Physics, UCD

Professor Michael Tuite
Senior Lecturer, Department of Applied Mathematics, School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics, NUI, Galway

Professor Sinead Ryan
Professor in Mathematics and Head of School of Mathematics, TCD

Professor Sir Peter Knight (from April 2006)
Professor of Quantum Optics, Imperial College London. Senior Research Investigator, Physics Department at Imperial College London. Senior Fellow in Residence, Kavli Royal Society International Centre.

Professor Lene V. Hau (from April 2006)
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics and of Applied Physics, Harvard University

Professor Robbert Dijkgraaf (from April 2006)
University Professor at Universiteit van Amsterdam and Director of the Institute for Advanced Study and Leon Levy Professor, Princeton

Professor Samson Shatashvili (from April 2006)
University Chair of Natural Philosophy, School of Mathematics, TCD.

Senior Professors (ex-officio)
Professor Werner Nahm
Professor Denjoe O’Connor
Professor Tony Dorlas

Governing Boards of the School of Cosmic Physics : 1 April 2005 to 31 March 2010

Professor Gerard Wrixon
President, University College Cork

Appointed Members
Professor Aftab Khan
Professor of Geophysics at University of Leicester

Dr Otto Glaser
Industrialist (Telecommunications)

Mr. Leo Enright
Journalist & Chairman of Discover Science and Engineering programme

Professor Ron Perrott
Professor of Software Engineering at Queen’s University of Belfast

Professor C. Mary. R. Fowler (from April 2006)
Professor of Geophysics, Royal Holloway University of London. (from 2012 Master of Darwin College, University of Cambridge)

Dr Chantal Stehlé-Cojan
Director of Research, Observatoire de Paris

Professor Lorraine Hanlon
Associate Professor School of Physics, UCD

Senior Professors (ex-officio)
Professor Luke Drury
Professor Alan Jones
Professor Evert Meurs