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Dr Paul Bolger


Name: Dr Paul Bolger


Role: Manager

Academic Unit: Environmental Research Institute

Dr Paul Bolger is manager of Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork which has 300 researchers and has published 750 peer-reviewed publications in the last 5 years. He has a PhD in Chemistry and a Master’s in Business Administration and has worked across academia, industry and government in managing large interdisciplinary research projects and teams to deliver clear economic and societal outcomes. He is currently co-PI on a number of UCC research projects on climate change and the circular economy.

Thematic Expertise

Research Impact, Interdisciplinary Research, Circular Economy, Climate Change

Geographical Expertise

Mostly Ireland, US and Europe



Centre for Global Development