Earth Institute members and projects highlighted in UCD Community Engagement Report 2022-2023

The community-based work of Earth Institute members and projects were highlighted at the recent launch of the UCD Community Engagement Report for the 2022-2023 academic year

MESSAGE: Engaged research for marine protection and energy transitions

Launch of new interdisciplinary research group MESSAGE hosted by the Earth Institute

UCD Earth Institute Democracy & Environment Series III: 'Building Stories'

Our city centre seminar series continues with our third Democracy and the Environment event, 'Building Stories: Irish Towns, Vacancy and Data'

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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.