Irish Citizens Assembly on Biodiversity Loss 2023 report

In April 2023, the Irish Citizens' Assembly on Biodiversity Loss released its long-awaited report with the assembly hearing from experts including UCD’s Tasman Crowe, Mary Kelly-Quinn, Helen Sheridan, and Elva Johnston.

Expressions of interest sought for directorship of UCD Earth Institute

The UCD Earth Institute is seeking a new Director to lead the development of the Institute over the next five years. The position is a leadership role in the Institute and the wider university.

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.