UCD to join United Nations Academic Impact: event on 11 May

UNAI aligns institutions of higher education with the United Nations in supporting and contributing to the realisation of UN goals and mandates, including the promotion and protection of human rights, access to education, sustainability and conflict resolution.

Collaborative Vertebrate Genomes Project Establishes New Standards of Quality and Scale in Genome Sequencing

On 28 April, in a special issue of Nature, the Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) announced their flagship study on genome assembly quality and standardization for the field of genomics.

Dirty Dairy and Bedroom Bees

Coffee Morning with Simon Hodge from the UCD School of Agriculture and Food 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.

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.