Launch of Strategic Priority Support Mechanism 2024

Re-opening of our annual call to fund interdisciplinary environmental, climate and sustainability initiatives in the Institute and beyond

Performance Maker Luke Casserly to undertake residency at Earth Institute

Artist to engage with Earth Institute research as part of Arts Council Next Generation Award

Exploring citizen science funding models with Science Foundation Ireland

Join SFI’s Colette Kirwan and Alison Boyle for a workshop to capture the requirements and needs from the UCD community with respect to citizen science

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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.


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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.