13 November 2018: Dr. Federico Ferretti has been invited for a visiting appointment at the Institute of Geography of the University of Buenos Aires 

19-21 October 2018:
SIMMS 120 event takes place - to recall the work of Herbert Simms, one of the most significant architects of public housing in Ireland.

27 August 2018: The School of Geography welcomes the new Head of School, Prof. Jacky Croke

11 June 2018: UCD Geography is hosting visitors from Hanoi University's (HANU) Faculty of International Studies for a week-long training of trainers workshop in GIS applications for Development and the Environment. 

22 May 2018: Federico Ferretti appointed to Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Geosciences and Geographical Sciences Committee, 2018

4th April 2018: School hosts European Social Survey briefing - April 4th, 2018

20 March 2018:
Third-year students undertook physical geography fieldwork in the Kings River catchment (Wicklow Mountains)

11-16 March 2018: 
The International Field class took place. The MA Geopolitics class went over to Brussels from 11th -16th March.

22 February 2018: 
Global South Day seminar and lecture hosted by UCD School of Geography.

January 2018: Dr. Federico Ferretti was awarded two prizes for the best paper published in 2017.



20-24 November 2017: Alternative Geographical Traditions research by Federico Ferretti fosters new international engagement

September 2017: School offers new free course on mapping

July 2017: Emeritus Professor Anne Buttimer has passed away on 15th July, 2017. 

July 2017:
Recent appointments for Professor Alun Jones.

July 2017: Historical Geographies of Anarchism, co-edited by Dr Federico Feretti, now published

June 2017: Assoc. Prof. Niamh Moore-Cherry awarded College and University Teaching Excellence Award.

June 2017: the Great Regional Awakening - RSA Annual Conference 2017, Dublin.

May 2017: Full PhD Scholarship now available for Sept 2017 entry - fees and stipend of €15,000.

30 March 2017: Creating a sustainable, vibrant Dublin of the future!.

24 March 2017: Assistant Professor - Economic Geography (Tenure-track).

9 March 2017: Dr Federico Ferretti received the Royal Irish Academy Charlemont Award.

March 2017: The launching of National Planning Framework Consultation 2040.

February 2017: ERC Award for TechEvo Project led by UCD geographer and Post-Docoral Level position announcement on the Project.

February 2017: The Stu Daultrey Book Donation to UCD Library.



Sept 2016: UCD Geographer elected Secretary/Treasurer of the IGU Commission for the History of Geography.

Sept 2016: Two PhD scholarships available in the School of Geography as part of the College of Social Science and Law Research Scholarship scheme.

21-26 August 2016:">UCD Geographer leads successful bid to host International Geographical Congress in Dublin, 2024

7 June: Morals and Markets Event- a UCD sponsored event held in the Royal Irish Academy from 1.30 - 4.00 p.m.

16 May: Who's Afraid of Mapping Beauty? in collaboration with Dublin City Council. 9.30-12 noon in the Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield.

20 April: Funded PhD opportunity - ‌ Walsh Fellowship. Closing date 13 May 2016.

19 April: The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies, Special Guest Lecture by Prof Michael Storper.  Pre-registration required - click here

1 April: Funded PhD position in Physical Geography (start date 1 April 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter)

4 March:
Watch Ryan Mc Carrel (one of our current Geography PhD researchers) speak about if UN reforms are enough to end sex abuse scandal on a documentary made by Al Jazeera recently

2 March:  
Watch Dr Federico Ferretti discuss his new paper here (Antipode, 2016) "Arcangelo Ghisleri and the “Right to Barbarity”: Geography and Anti-colonialism in Italy in the Age of Empire (1875-1914)." 

29 Feb -2 March: - Geographies of the Global South Week. 

29 February: Dr Gerald Mills research findings that Affluent areas of Dublin city have more trees and green spaces reported in the Irish Times.

26 February: Congratulations to Joe Brady on receipt of an award, marking his outstanding contribution as Editor of Irish Geography, presented by the Geographical Society of Ireland.

2 February: Dr Julien Mercille and Dr Enda Murphy discuss their paper  “Conceptualising European Privatisation Processes After the Great Recession”

21 January: Professor Anne Buttimer recognised as an outstanding Conference Ambassador by Bord Fáilte.

21 January: Bord Fáilte recognises the work of Dr. Gerald Mills in bringing the ICUC8 conference to Ireland.

8 January: ‌Call for Papers: Geographies of Anti-colonialism, RGS-IBG Conference, London, 30 August - 2 September 2016


22 October: Five things you need to know about urban forests (Dr David Nowak)

9-16 August: Major IGU Urban Commission Conference hosted by Dr Niamh Moore-Cherry at UCD