Earlier this week, Bat Conservation Ireland and University College Dublin’s Batlab announced the launch of, a collaborative project, supported and financed by The Community Foundation for Ireland and National Parks and Wildlife Service.

Education for Sustainable Development: The Role of Higher Education in Mission 4.7

All are welcome to join the virtual side event, Education for Sustainable Development: The Role of Higher Education in Mission 4.7, at the UN High-Level Political Forum 2021 scheduled for July 14th, 2021.

About UCD Earth Institute

The UCD Earth Institute fosters multidisciplinary research and works with stakeholders to address global, regional and national environmental challenges.


Based in University College Dublin’s Belfield campus, the Institute is a focal point for UCD’s environmental research and is home to state-of-the-art research facilities.

Research & Education

Our community has world-leading and wide-ranging environmental research expertise, with over 250 full and associate members is drawn from across UCD’s six constituent Colleges.

Policy & Governance

The wide range of expertise within the Institute ensures that we can inform and lead policy in focused disciplines and in multidisciplinary topics.

Enterprise & Innovation

We foster entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and technology commercialisation, while our researchers work directly with commercial partners across a range of industries.

Society & Engagement

We strive to produce research that makes a demonstrable contribution to society, with our researchers working closely with the communities most affected by their work.