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Planning & Environmental Policy Society win the 'Society Publication of the Year Award’ for their impressive student-led initiative on a Students' Strategic Vision for the UCD Campus.

The Students’ Strategic Visions is the end result of a year-long process of consultation with students that aimed to prepare a Vision from the perspective of students on how the UCD Campus should develop into the future.


Ministers announce the nomination of Professor Peter Clinch as Chairperson Designate of the Board of Science Foundation Ireland

Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Heather Humphreys T.D., and Minister of State for Training, Skills, Innovation, Research and Development, John Halligan T.D., today announced the nomination of Professor Peter Clinch as Chairperson Designate of the Board of Science Foundation Ireland following on open Public Appointments Service process. In accordance with the terms of the Guidelines on Appointments to State Boards, Chairpersons may be nominated as Chairperson Designate in advance of a possible discussion with the Oireachtas Committee for Business, Enterprise and Innovation.


Environmental scientist Dr Cara Augustenborg appointed to Council of State

Environmental scientist Dr Cara Augustenborg has been appointed to Council of State by President Michael D Higgins. The UCD academic is one of seven new appointments to the body, which helps and advises the president when called to do so.

Construction is a cause of global warming, but is concrete really the problem?

With cement blamed for 8 per cent of world CO2 emissions, Aidan Reilly and Oliver Kinnane - from the UCD School of Architecture - examine the options facing the construction industry if it is to help prevent irreversible climate change.

3rd IMPRESS Workshop

The 3rd IMPRESS Workshop will be held in the Urban Institute at University College Dublin on 19 March 2019. It will run from 12.00 to 19.00, with a dinner to follow.