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Tasman Crowe

Professor Tasman Crowe

Vice-President for Sustainability

Professor Tasman Crowe was appointed as Vice-President for Sustainability on 1 June, 2023. With a degree in Zoology from Bristol University, Professor Crowe undertook his PhD in marine ecology at University of Sydney before carrying out postdoctoral research in northern Australia, Indonesia, Vanuatu and Southampton before joining UCD in 2001 as a member of what is now the School of Biology and Environmental Science. He has served as Director of the UCD Earth Institute, Associate Dean of Science, Chair of the Liberal Arts and Science Programme Board and co-founded UCD’s BSc in Sustainability.

At a national level, Professor Crowe has chaired the Marine Protected Areas Advisory Group, which supports the State's development of Marine Protected Areas and in 2021 was named as the chair of the National Biodiversity Forum, an independent expert group that monitors Ireland's approach to biodiversity protection. He has also served as vice chair of a European Marine Board working group on ocean observation, and as President of the European Marine Biology Symposium.

Widely collaborating and leading on interdisciplinary research projects on marine ecosystems and their conservation and management, Professor Crowe has published over 110 research papers and book chapters and has received more than €4.25 million in research funding from national and international funding agencies. He has supervised 24 PhD students to completion and mentored 22 postdoctoral researchers.

Email: (opens in a new window)vpsustainability@ucd.ie

Phone: (353 1) 716 2194

UCD President's Office

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.