Welcome to #UCDEarthTalks. These informal Q&As highlight interdisciplinary environmental research from across UCD and explore the topical challenges that are being addressed by Institute researchers.
Professor Ravindranathan Thampi, SFI Airtricity Professor of Solar Energy Engineering, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering on hydrogen and renewable energy technologies, global leaders in green energy, and the role of the SDGs as a political roadmap.
February 2021Read Interview
Mark Clare, joint Earth Institute / Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council artist in residence for 2020-2021, talks about his plans for the residency, how he works as an artist, participation, politics and punk.
January 2021Read Interview
Assistant Professor Jessica Smyth from UCD School of Archaeology on farming and daily life in prehistory, organic geochemistry, and ecological thinking in Archaeology
9 November 2020Read Interview
Professor Nick Holden from UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering on food system resilience and sustainability, the global soil crisis and food waste.
17 September 2020Read Interview
Assistant Professor Karen Keaveney from UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science on Ireland’s relationship to land and landscape, the neoliberal approach to development, and the future of rural Ireland.
11 August 2020Read Interview
Assistant Professor Brian Tobin from UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science on the trees of Belfield, beekeeping in Rosemount and the misunderstood Sitka spruce.
29 April 2020Read Interview
Patrick Paul Walsh
Professor Patrick Paul Walsh from UCD School of Politics and International Relations on globalisation, whole of society partnerships and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
28 April 2020Read Interview
Professor Kevin McDonnell from UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science, and UCD School of Biosystems & Food Engineering on sustainable agriculture, smart green economy and the GMO debate.
24 April 2020Read Interview