UCD artist in residence Mark Clare's new artwork explores Ireland's lost insect species

UCD artist in residence Mark Clare's new artwork eidolons explores Ireland's lost insect species and is on display at Uillinn: West Cork Arts Centre

Dr Sam Kelley takes part in a NASA expedition in the western US

Dr Sam Kelley (UCD Earth Sciences) travelled to the US Pacific Northwest to participate in a NASA Field Expedition to Lava Beds National Monument in Northern California, USA, funded in part by the UCD Earth Institute.

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.