Who are the panelists ?
|Eucharia Meehan MRIA is the recently appointed CEO of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS). Prior to this she was the inaugural Director of the Irish Research Council (2012-2017). Topic: Applying intersectionality into research policy development|
Registrar and CEO, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies
Under the stewardship of Eucharia Meehan, the Irish Research Council was the first research funding agency in Ireland to launch a Gender Strategy and Action Plan (Dec. 2013). This led to the Council being recognized internationally as a leader for its policies. In addition to playing a key role in the policy arena through the Research Council and other national organisations, Eucharia was designated ScienceEurope’s first Gender and Diversity Champion (2016-2017). ScienceEurope is the association of research funding and performing entities in Europe. Eucharia has more than 20 years leadership experience across a range of public and private research based organisations. She attained the highest academic honour on the island of Ireland in 2017 with her election as a member of the Royal Irish Academy.