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Dr. Dervilla DONNELLY Chairman, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dublin; Member, Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development, Vienna


1948-1954 Studied Chemistry at the University College Dublin, National University of Ireland 1955-1956 Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Los Angeles 1956-1978 Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University College Dublin 1971 Research Fellow: Kunglia Tekniska Högskolän, Stockholm, Sweden 1978-1980 Leader of the delegation to the CSCE meetings in Bonn and Hamburg to promote security and co-operation in Europe 1978-1983 Member of the National Board for Science and Technology (NBST) 1979-1996 Professor of Phytochemistry, University College Dublin 1982-1984 President of the Phytochemical Society of Europe 1984 Irish representative on the EEC Committee for Training in Science and Technology (ACPM-STT) 1985-1990 Chairman, European Science Research Councils, (ESRC) 1989-1992 Vice-Chairman of the Board of Governors and Guardians of the National Gallery of Ireland 1989-1992 President of the Royal Dublin Society 1990-1991 Senior Vice-President, Royal Irish Academy 1994 Chairman, National Education Convention 1994-1996 President, Institute of Chemistry of Ireland 1997-1999 Council Member, Royal Society of Chemistry 1997-1998 Senior Vice-President, Royal Irish Academy 1998-2000 Vice-President and Member of the Executive Council of the European Science Foundation 1998 Chairman, INTAS Evaluation group 1998 Chairman, INCO 5 year evaluation 1998 Chairman, Evaluation Committee OECD Programme "Megascience Forum" 2001-2005 Chairman, Commission for Assisted Human Reproduction 2005 Member of the Board of National Museum of Ireland and Chair of the Audit Committee 2006 Member of Council Royal Irish Academy