Launch of Earth Institute's Strategic Priority Support Mechanism 2020 Call

UCD Earth Institute launch third annual call for proposals to identify short-term strategic priorities for the Earth Institute.

Assistant Prof. Sónia Negrão recieves SFI President of Ireland Future Research Leaders Award

Assistant Prof. Sónia Negrão is one of three UCD researchers to be honoured by Uachtarán na hÉireann Michael D. Higgins as 'Future Research Leaders' with prestigious award.

Earth Day 2020: Associate Member Flashtalk Competition

To celebrate Earth Day 2020, we will be hosting a virtual flash talk competition open to all of our postgraduate and postdoctoral associate members.

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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.

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.