News and Events

  • Open Presentation of PhD Thesis for Viva

    12 Dec
    Open Presentation of PhD Thesis for Viva

    In advance of his PhD Viva Eamonn Mulholland will be giving a 20 minute presentation of his thesis entitled "Techno-Economic and Socio-Economic Modelling of Energy in Road Transport to Inform Climate Policy".

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    07 Dec
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Simon O'Rafferty, Environmental Protection Agency will be giving a presentation on "The role of co-design and sustainable communities in an environmental policy context". 

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  • UCC researchers to spend €44m on climate projects

    05 Dec
    UCC researchers to spend €44m on climate projects

    A body at UCC representing more than 300 researchers has said it will spend €44m on environmental projects in the next three years.

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  • Serious Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    01 Dec
    Serious Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

    The State could face European Union fines of more than 450 million in 2020 for missing legally binding targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • UCC's Environmental Research Institute launches new Strategic Plan 2018-2022

    04 Dec
    UCC's Environmental Research Institute launches new Strategic Plan 2018-2022

    UCC President Pat O’Shea will officially launch the ERI’s new Strategic Plan for 2018-2022 today in the Aula Maxima.

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  • Dr. Kieran Hickey on Primetime

    23 Oct
    Dr. Kieran Hickey on Primetime

    Climatologist Dr. Kieran Hickey discusses the aftermath of storm Ophelia.

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  • Scientists Uncover Important Habitat of Elusive Beaked Whales

    30 Nov
    Scientists Uncover Important Habitat of Elusive Beaked Whales

    A team of scientists on board the RV Celtic Voyager during a recent survey to understand the habitat use of elusive beaked whales, got more than they bargained for when they encountered four separate groups of breaching whales within a couple of hours survey effort near the Rockall Trough.

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  • MaREI Awarded Funding to Address Barriers to a Thriving Blue Economy

    27 Nov
    MaREI Awarded Funding to Address Barriers to a Thriving Blue Economy

    MaREI Research Fellow Dr. Anne Marie O’Hagan has been awarded Marine Institute funding to lead an expert team on Ocean Law and Marine Governance.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    22 Nov
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Matthew Hannon, Chancellor's Fellow of Technology & Innovation, University of Strathclyde Business School will be giving a presentation on "UK Wave Energy Innovation since 2000 - Lost at Sea or a New Wave of Innovation?" 

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  • Pioneering plant scientists for talk at UCC

    09 Nov
    Pioneering plant scientists for talk at UCC

    Dr Barbara Doyle Prestwich and Dr Eoin Lettice with the International Association for Plant Biotechnology, School of BEES,  ERI and UCC are delighted to host two eminent plant scientists as part of Science Week in UCC.  

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  • Science for Sustainability - Science Week Seminars 2017

    07 Nov
    Science for Sustainability - Science Week Seminars 2017

    ERI researchers Prof Jerry Murphy, Prof John Morrissey, Dr Niall O’Leary and Dr Eoin Flynn will be speaking on the theme of Science for Sustainability in a series of open lectures to be held in the Vision Centre at St. Peters, North Main St. Cork. 

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  • Professor Owen McIntyre Contributes to Debate on The Future of Water in The Times

    03 Nov
    Professor Owen McIntyre Contributes to Debate on The Future of Water in The Times

    For many observers, water could replace oil as the 21st century’s most essential and contested natural resource.

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  • Water quality programme draws students from 12 countries

    26 Oct
    Water quality programme draws students from 12 countries

    The UN Environment GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre at UCC has attracted students from 12 countries for its new Postgraduate Diploma in Freshwater Quality Monitoring and Assessment.

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  • BEES Prizegiving Ceremony 2017

    23 Oct
    BEES Prizegiving Ceremony 2017

    The BEES Prizegiving 2017 took place recently at the School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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  • Cork Climathon 2017 Launched

    23 Oct
    Cork Climathon 2017 Launched

    UCC Climate Lab at the ERI have launched Cork’s Climathon 2017 to take place on the 27th October in Cork. 

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  • New MaREI Directors Appointed

    11 Oct
    New MaREI Directors Appointed

    The Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland Centre (MaREI) at the Environmental Research Institute based in University College Cork (UCC), has appointed UCC Professors Brian Ó Gallachóir and Jerry Murphy as its new co-directors.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    09 Oct
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Diarmuid Torney, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University will be giving a presentation on "The new geopolitics of climate change in the Trump era".

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  • Geological Survey Ireland, SFI and the Marine Institute announce €2m for marine geoscience research

    27 Sep
    Geological Survey Ireland, SFI and the Marine Institute announce €2m for marine geoscience research

    Last week saw the launch of new research projects funded under Science Foundation Ireland’s Investigators Programme awards. This year, the awards include two projects co-funded by SFI, Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) and the Marine Institute (MI) including one led by Prof. Andy Wheeler.

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  • UN Environmental GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre Releases Video

    26 Sep
    UN Environmental GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre Releases Video

    UN Environment GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre released a new promotional video for the 3rd United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA 3) 4 - 6 December, Nairobi, Kenya.

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  • Atmospheric Chemistry Highlighted in New Videos

    20 Sep
    Atmospheric Chemistry Highlighted in New Videos

    The European Meteorology Society commissioned the CRACLab to make a short film about our activities for showing at its recent Annual Meeting in Dublin.

     

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  • Science in the City - Culture Night 2017

    13 Sep
    Science in the City - Culture Night 2017

    Experience the natural world at UCC’s School of BEES fun-filled family-friendly event.

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  • Best poster Prize for Paul Buckley

    11 Sep
    Best poster Prize for Paul Buckley

    European Aerosol Conference 2017

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  • From Science to Showbusiness

    06 Sep
    From Science to Showbusiness

    Energy cannot be created or destroyed, but changed from one form to another. It’s the same with knowledge. 

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  • Plant biotechnology congress to attract over 1,000 scientists to Ireland in 2018

    05 Sep
    Plant biotechnology congress to attract over 1,000 scientists to Ireland in 2018

    The International Association for Plant Biotechnology Congress, organised by BEES academics, will take place in in Ireland for the first time in 2018 and attract over 1,000 scientists.

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  • UCC welcomes wave and tidal energy experts

    28 Aug
    UCC welcomes wave and tidal energy experts

    Ireland is “ideally positioned to become a global market leader in wave and tidal energy production,” according to the organiser of an international conference at UCC this week.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    17 Jul
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor Andrew Wheatley, Professor and Head of Water and Environmental Engineering, Loughborough University, UK will be giving a presentation on "Reinventing - How to get more out of the Toilet".

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  • ERI researcher co-author IEA report on low carbon future for trucks

    12 Jul
    ERI researcher co-author IEA report on low carbon future for trucks

    The ERI’s Eamonn Mulholland was co-authors on a recent International Energy Agency report on “The Future of Trucks - Implications for Energy and the Environment”.

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  • Record Attendance at ISSY Conference

    14 Jul
    Record Attendance at ISSY Conference

    University College Cork hosted the 33rd International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts (ISSY33) on the 26th – 29th June 2017.

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  • ERI Staff appointed to Citizens’ Assembly Expert Advisory Group on Climate Change

    12 Jul
    ERI Staff appointed to Citizens’ Assembly Expert Advisory Group on Climate Change

    Dr Áine Ryall (School of Law/ERI) and Dr Margaret Desmond (MaREI/ERI) have been appointed to the Citizens’ Assembly Expert Advisory Group for the topic “How the State Can Make Ireland a Leader in Tackling Climate Change”.

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  • UCC hosts international yeast conference

    23 Jun
    UCC hosts international yeast conference

    UCC will host over 280 researchers from 40 different countries at the largest ever gathering of yeast researchers in Ireland at the 33rd International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    09 Jun
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor Leo Burke, Mendoza College of Business, University of Notre Dame will be giving a presentation on "Climate Change: An Integral View" on Thursday, June 15th at 2:00 p.m. in Room 1.28, ERI Building, Cork.

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  • MaREI/ERI Newsletter June 2017 Edition

    02 Jun
    MaREI/ERI Newsletter June 2017 Edition

    The June 2017 edition of the MaREI/ERI Newsletter is now available.

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  • New Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

    01 Jun
    New Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

    Dr Stig Hellebust

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  • Our 2050 – Opportunities for Ireland in a Low Carbon Economy

    31 May
    Our 2050 – Opportunities for Ireland in a Low Carbon Economy

    The SFI MaREI/ERI Centre  “Our 2050 – Mid Project Event” will be taking place on Thursday, June 22nd at Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland offices located in Wilton House, Wilton Place in Dublin.

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  • 6th Annual ESRI-MaREI-UCC Seminar on Energy Policy Research

    22 May
    6th Annual ESRI-MaREI-UCC Seminar on Energy Policy Research

    The 6th Annual ESRI-MaREI-UCC Seminar on Energy Policy Research will take place on Tuesday, May 23rd at The Economic and Social Research Institute offices in Dublin. 

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    18 May
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    William Sisson, United Technologies Corporation (UTC) will be giving a presentation on "What should industry's role and responsibilities be in tackling climate change?".

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  • A winter in Ireland: Irish scientists uncover habits of the large and elusive Ocean sunfish

    18 May
    A winter in Ireland: Irish scientists uncover habits of the large and elusive Ocean sunfish

    The largest bony fish in the world, the ocean sunfish, has been found to occur in Irish waters year round and in much higher numbers than previously thought

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    11 May
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Charlie Wilson, University of East Anglia (Norwich, UK) and Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, will be giving a presentation on "Thinking differently to limit global warming to 1.5˚C".

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    04 May
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Swenja Surminski, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics, London, UK, will be giving a presentation on "Flood insurance fit for the future?".

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  • UCC Law & Environment Conference 2017

    24 Apr
    UCC Law & Environment Conference 2017

    UCC Law & Environment Conference 2017 - Environmental Principles - Between Flexibility and Opacity, Thursday, April 27th.

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  • Is yeast the new wonder product?

    20 Apr
    Is yeast the new wonder product?

    UCC is leading an EU project to develop techniques and platforms to replace oil and contribute to greener industry while bridging the gap between academic and commercial research.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    20 Apr
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor Hens Runhaar, Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, will be giving a presentation on "Will Our Governments Ensure Climate-Proof Societies?".

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    21 Mar
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Dr. Roy Rich, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, USA will be giving a presentation on "Creating a warmer world: Insights into terrestrial and coastal wetland ecosystem warming experiments".

     

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  • Public Screening of "Before the Flood"

    02 Mar
    Public Screening of

    A public screening of “Before the Flood” will take place on Wednesday, March 15th from 18:30 – 20:30 in Room 1.07, Western Gateway Building, UCC, Western Road.

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    10 Feb
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor John Fitzgerald, Chair of the Climate Change Advisory Council will present on the “Climate Change Advisory Council – ongoing work and recent findings” at the Environmental Research Institute, Seminar Room 1.28 on Tuesday, February 14th from 13:00 – 14:00 p.m.

     

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  • UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    24 Mar
    UCC Climate Lab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor Peter Cox, Climate Change and Sustainable Futures, University of Exeter, UK be giving a presentation on "How far should we go to stop Climate Change?".

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  • MaREI/ERI Green Gas Position Paper Launched

    15 Mar
    MaREI/ERI Green Gas Position Paper Launched

    Green Gas is a form of energy derived primarily from biomass; biological material that includes energy crops (such as wood, grasses, and seaweed), animal slurries, and municipal wastes, as well as from non-biological origins such as electricity.

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  • MaREI to Coordinate €2M EU Project

    16 Mar
    MaREI to Coordinate €2M EU Project

    The €2m H2020 marinerg-i project is coordinated by the MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy at University College Cork Ireland, and will run until June 2019.

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  • World Water Day Presentation Dr. Debbie Chapman

    21 Mar
    World Water Day Presentation Dr. Debbie Chapman

     

    Dr. Debbie Chapman, the Director of the UN Environment GEMS/Water Capacity development Centre at UCC, will be giving a presentation entitled “Leave no-one behind”.

     

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  • National Clean Air Strategy

    06 Mar
    National Clean Air Strategy

    Podcast featuring Prof. John Sodeau

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  • UCC Climate CoLab 2017 Seminar Series

    17 Feb
    UCC Climate CoLab 2017 Seminar Series

    Professor Myles Allen, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford will be giving a presentation on "Loading the dice: climate change and extreme weather in Ireland, Europe and the World".

     

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  • 2oCamp – Develop your Climate Innovation idea in a day

    21 Feb
    2oCamp – Develop your Climate Innovation idea in a day

    Organised by UCC Climate CoLab at the Environmental Research Institute together with Sustainable Nation, the one day workshop will walk you through all the steps in developing your idea or business further. 

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  • New Atmospheric Simulation Chamber at UCC Part of €9M European Research Project

    16 Feb
    New Atmospheric Simulation Chamber at UCC Part of €9M European Research Project

    More than 50 European scientists from 10 countries met in Paris last month for the kick-off meeting of the EUROCHAMP-2020 research infrastructure project.

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  • MaREI/ERI to Lead €10.5M Marine Renewable Energy Project

    07 Feb
    MaREI/ERI to Lead €10.5M Marine Renewable Energy Project

    MaREI/ERI will lead a €10.5m EU project to accelerate offshore renewable energy technology and infrastructure.

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  • Professor Tony Lewis Honoured With Distinguished Award

    06 Feb
    Professor Tony Lewis Honoured With Distinguished Award

    Professor Tony Lewis was awarded the Chevalier des Palmes Académiques for distinguished academics from the French Ambassador on February 2nd at a ceremony in Dublin.

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  • ERI Wins €1.9 Million in 2016 EPA Research Call

    12 Jan
    ERI Wins €1.9 Million in 2016 EPA Research Call

    ERI Principal Investigators and researchers have had notable success in winning funding under the 2016 Environmental Protection Agency research call with 18 UCC PIs being awarded funding for a total of €1.9 M. 

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  • MaREI Director Ranked Most Cited Researchers Worldwide

    11 Jan
    MaREI Director Ranked Most Cited Researchers Worldwide

    MaREI Director Professor Jerry Murphy based in the Environmental Research Institute in UCC  was ranked amongst the most cited researchers worldwide according to ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2016 by Elsevier

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  • UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre Newsletter - December 2016

    21 Dec
    UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre Newsletter - December 2016

    Welcome to the first edition of the UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre (CDC) Newsletter.

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  • New Publication on Marine Spatial Planning for Fisheries & Aquaculture

    15 Dec
    New Publication on Marine Spatial Planning for Fisheries & Aquaculture

    New publication on Marine Spatial Planning for enhanced fisheries & aquaculture sustainability in the Near East.

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  • Whales Communicate by Making a Splash

    13 Dec
    Whales Communicate by Making a Splash

    A MaREI/ERI researcher has paper published from PhD which investigates why whales breach.

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  • Irish Wild Mammals A Guide to the Literature by Pat Smiddy & Paddy Sleeman

    13 Dec
    Irish Wild Mammals A Guide to the Literature by Pat Smiddy & Paddy Sleeman

    On Saturday the 10th of December there was a small gathering at Enterprise House to mark the launch of the 4th edition of Irish Wild Mammals A Guide to the Literature by Pat Smiddy and Paddy Sleeman. 

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  • Floating Wind Turbine Undergoes Extreme Testing

    08 Dec
    Floating Wind Turbine Undergoes Extreme Testing

    On November 30th, 2016 waves of up to 1.1 m in height battered a scaled version of an offshore floating wind turbine in the Lir National Ocean Test Facility as part a two-day offshore wind energy conference, hosted by MaREI. 

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  • Royal Irish Academy to unveil Dr Maria McNamara’s portrait

    07 Dec
    Royal Irish Academy to unveil Dr Maria McNamara’s portrait

    UCC’s Dr Maria McNamara is one of 12 female academic leaders whose portraits will be the first to hang on the walls of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. 

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  • UCC's Environmental Research Institute engages with climate change NGOs on future energy modelling scenarios

    02 Dec
    UCC's Environmental Research Institute engages with climate change NGOs on future energy modelling scenarios

    A number of non-governmental organisations visited UCC's Environmental Research Institute recently for a stakeholder engagement event on climate change with the SFI MaREI Centre’s Energy Policy and Modelling Group. 

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  • ERI Newsletter - November 2016

    22 Nov
    ERI Newsletter - November 2016

    Welcome to the latest edition of the ERI Newsletter

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  • UN Environment GEMS/Water of UCC Host International Water Quality Workshop in Nairobi

    22 Nov
    UN Environment GEMS/Water of UCC Host International Water Quality Workshop in Nairobi

    Debbie Chapman and Stuart Warner of the GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre, with the rest of the GEMS/Water international team hosted a workshop at United Nations Offices Nairobi (UNON). 

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  • New Irish-US Collaboration Promises to Catalyse the Energy Transition

    18 Nov
    New Irish-US Collaboration Promises to Catalyse the Energy Transition

    A complete and rapid transition of our energy system from fossil fuels to renewables is needed if we are to avoid dangerous global warming of 2 degC and achieve a reduction of 80-95% greenhouse gases by 2050. 

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  • €1.7m Award for Research on the Impact of Escaped Farm Salmon

    03 Aug
    €1.7m Award for Research on the Impact of Escaped Farm Salmon

    The majority of salmon consumed worldwide is sourced from salmon farms.  However farmed salmon escapes frequently occur and the farmed salmon can interbreed with wild salmon potentially reducing the fitness of native populations and their long-term ability to survive. 

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  • Op Ed: We should pay for climate change

    14 Nov
    Op Ed: We should pay for climate change

    Last week, Ireland formally ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change.  The international treaty, already ratified by 103 countries, aims to reduce global greenhouse emissions and to avoid dangerous temperature increases.

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  • ERI CPD Day on Sustainable Agriculture

    11 Nov
    ERI CPD Day on Sustainable Agriculture

    The Environmental Research Institute, in partnership with the UCC Food Industry Training Unit, held a CPD Day on “Sustainable Food, Agriculture, and Forestry in the context of Changing Climate and Environment” on October 21st, 2016.

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  • New Treatment Process for Hotel Food Waste Wins at 24 Hour Climate Hackathon

    09 Nov
    New Treatment Process for Hotel Food Waste Wins at 24 Hour Climate Hackathon

    After 24 hours of continuous work, a team who developed a new solution to the problem of food waste in hotels took the gong at the 24-hour hackathon (Climathon) which took place at the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) on Friday, October 28th.

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  • Different Perspectives on the Energy Transition

    03 Nov
    Different Perspectives on the Energy Transition

    The Environmental Research Institute hosted a joint seminar with the University of FH Burgenland, Austria on Friday, November 4th on Different Perspectives on the Energy Transition

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  • ERI seeks solutions for climate change

    25 Oct
    ERI seeks solutions for climate change

    A 24-hour hackathon (Climathon) is taking place at the Environmental Research Institute (ERI), this Friday (October 28) to come up with solutions for climate change challenges within the agri-food sector.

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  • Dr Tom Reed - UCC Early Stage Researcher of the Year

    07 Oct
    Dr Tom Reed - UCC Early Stage Researcher of the Year

    The School of BEES lecturer has been honoured in the UCC Staff Recognition Awards 2016

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  • Op Ed: Carbon tax and Budget 2017

    05 Oct
    Op Ed: Carbon tax and Budget 2017

    Professor Brian Ó Gallachóir examines how the Government could demonstrate a commitment to climate action and have more money to spend on budget day.

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  • Open House at ERI Building

    28 Sep
    Open House at ERI Building

    The Environmental Research Institute, Lee Road Building will open its doors to the public this weekend as part of Open House Cork Weekend which is from the 30th September to the 2nd October, 2016. 

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  • Cork Climathon 2016 Launched

    19 Sep
    Cork Climathon 2016 Launched

    The ERI and Energy Cork have launched the 2016 Cork Climathon to take place on the 28th October in Cork. 

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  • Climate Adaptation Workshops

    12 Sep
    Climate Adaptation Workshops

    The Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy, will host regional adaptation training workshops on September 14th & 15th at the ERI Beaufort Building for Local Authority staff in the South Regional Assembly Area.

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  • Welcome Ivan

    07 Sep
    Welcome Ivan

    The Department of Chemistry and ERI would like to extend a very warm welcome to Dr Ivan Kourtchev, our new lecturer in Physical Chemistry.

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  • ERI Research informs Cuban Energy Policy

    02 Sep
    ERI Research informs Cuban Energy Policy

    Dr Paul Deane (ERI, MaREI & School of Engineering) was recently invited to Cuba to share Ireland’s story of energy transition and how researchers at the Institute are assisting the Irish government in planning Ireland’s energy future.  

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  • UCC helps 'blue' economy...

    28 Aug
    UCC helps 'blue' economy...

    Aware of the problems facing maritime industries as competition for space increases, a Norwegian seaweed company, SES, has been investigating the potential of moving their seaweed farms further offshore. 

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  • 5 Questions on Climate Change

    26 Aug
    5 Questions on Climate Change

    Professor John Sodeau discusses climate change and what Ireland can do to play its part in the fight against the phenomenon termed global warming. 

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  • ERI PhD Student Wins Eirgird Sustainable Energy Prize

    05 Jul
    ERI PhD Student Wins Eirgird Sustainable Energy Prize

    Xiufeng Yue has been named UCC’s top Masters graduate in Sustainable Energy by EirGrid. 

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  • Fulbright Scholarship for ERI PhD Student

    01 Jul
    Fulbright Scholarship for ERI PhD Student

    Eamonn Mullholland, a PhD student supervised by Brian Ó Gallachóir and Fionn Rogan, recently won a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to University of California, Davis. Eamonn Mulholland is an Energy Engineer currently undertaking a PhD in energy modelling of the transport sector in the ERI/School of Engineering.

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  • UCC PhD student recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

    15 Jun
    UCC PhD student recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

    Fiona Edwards Murphy has been awarded a 2016 Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, which aims to promote young women who excel in the fields of computer science and technology

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  • UCC hosts climate and energy experts

    02 Jun
    UCC hosts climate and energy experts

    Ireland’s first major carbon-neutral conference, the International Energy Workshop, takes place this week in University College Cork.

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  • Discover Oceans of Energy

    02 Jun
    Discover Oceans of Energy

    The MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy will host a festival 'discovery day' event on Sunday, June 5th at our Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy as part of the Cork Harbour Open Festival this Bank Holiday Weekend!

     

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  • ERI Interview With New Minister for Climate Action

    01 Jun
    ERI Interview With New Minister for Climate Action

    Ireland’s first Minister for Climate Action, Denis Naughten TD, opened the 2016 International Energy Conference at University College Cork on June 1st, 2016.  

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  • Too Hot in Paradise

    19 May
    Too Hot in Paradise

    Emeritus Professor of Zoology here at BEES, Prof. John Davenport brings to our attention an article written by Dr Michael White - BEES PhD graduate and a marine zoologist in Tongareva, the largest and remotest atoll in the Cook Islands.

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  • MaREI Hosts Blue Economy Advisory Session in Brussels

    01 Jun
    MaREI Hosts Blue Economy Advisory Session in Brussels

    The MARIBE project will host a two-day advisory event in Brussels on June 15th and 16th. MARIBE aims to unlock the potential of multi-use of space in the offshore economy.

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  • IEA Bioenergy International Webinar Series

    31 May
    IEA Bioenergy International Webinar Series

    Professor Jerry D. Murphy – MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute, UCC, Task Leader IEA Bioenergy Task 37 will present a webinar entitled ‘Green Gas’ on Thursday, June 2, 2016.

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  • ESRI-UCC Policy Research Seminar

    30 May
    ESRI-UCC Policy Research Seminar

    The 5th Annual ESRI-UCC Seminar on Energy Policy Research will take place in the ESRI on the morning of Tuesday, June 7th

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  • UCC Delegation Attends UN Environment Assembly

    27 May
    UCC Delegation Attends UN Environment Assembly

    May 27th 2016, Dr Debbie Chapman and Mr Stuart Warner from UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre, hosted by the ERI and The School of BEES in UCC, met with Mary Robinson at UNEA 2 in Nairobi to brief her on the role of UNEP GEMS/Water in the Sustainable Development Goal for water

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  • MaREI Researchers Guide Local Authorities’ Climate Adaptation Plans

    27 May
    MaREI Researchers Guide Local Authorities’ Climate Adaptation Plans

    The Environmental Protection Agency launched the publication of Guidelines for Planning for Climate Change adaptation for Local Authorities on May 26th

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  • Basking Sharks in Cork Harbour

    25 May
    Basking Sharks in Cork Harbour

    Basking sharks have made a number of appearances in Cork Harbour over the last few weeks.

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  • Planning for the Inevitable

    23 May
    Planning for the Inevitable

    Dr Barry O’Dwyer (MaREI, ERI) will give a public seminar in Wexford Library on how to prepare for the impacts of climate change on Tuesday, May 24th.

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  • ERI Award for ENVIRON 2016 Prize Winners

    20 May
    ERI Award for ENVIRON 2016 Prize Winners

    The best oral presentation and best poster presentation at the recent ENVIRON 2016 conference were both won by PhD researchers based within ERI Research Centres.

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  • MaREI Marine & Renewable Energy Symposium

    16 May
    MaREI Marine & Renewable Energy Symposium

    Experts from across Ireland gathered at NUI Galway recently for a symposium on ‘Research, Development and Innovation in Marine and Renewable Energy in Ireland’.  

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  • Commissioning of Wave Tanks

    13 May
    Commissioning of Wave Tanks

    The largest wave tank at the Lir National Ocean Test Facility was commissioned for operational use on Monday, April 25th.  It was the first time that a 1 m high wave was generated in the tank. 

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  • Climate Change: Why Are the Public So Sceptical

    09 May
    Climate Change: Why Are the Public So Sceptical

    A seminar by Dr Enda McGovern on “The Narrative with Climate Change Scientists: Why Are the Public So Sceptical and How Can They Be Persuaded?” will be held in the ERI Lee Road Building, Cork City at 3 PM on Wednesday, May 18th. 

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  • Growing Grass Could Help Meet GHG Targets

    05 May
    Growing Grass Could Help Meet GHG Targets

    Prof Ger Kiely (Dept of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering and ERI) featured in The Irish Times on Wednesday, May 4th in an article on how growing grass could help Ireland meet its greenhouse gas emission targets.

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  • UCC PhD Students Attend International Spring School in Kyoto, Japan

    18 Apr
    UCC PhD Students Attend International Spring School in Kyoto, Japan

    Two PhD students from UCC, Karen Acheson (Physics Department /ERI), and Paul Buckley (Chemistry Department/ERI), recently participated in an International Spring School hosted by the Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies in Kyoto University. 

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  • Major Success for ERI PhD Researchers at ENVIRON 2016

    14 Apr
    Major Success for ERI PhD Researchers at ENVIRON 2016

    The best oral presentation and best poster presentation at the recent ENVIRON 2016 conference were both won by PhD researchers based within ERI Research Centres.

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  • European Parliament visit to MaREI

    13 Apr
    European Parliament visit to MaREI

    The MaREI Centre, ERI hosted a visit from a European Parliament delegation Thursday, March 31st in the Beaufort Building, Ringaskiddy.

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  • NTR Foundation Invests €750,000 in MaREI Research On Climate Change

    05 Apr
    NTR Foundation Invests €750,000 in MaREI Research On Climate Change

    MAREI and NTR Foundation Collaborate on A Fully Integrated 'Low Carbon Future’ Research Programme for Ireland.

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  • Implications of COP-21 Paris Agreement - Lecture

    04 Apr
    Implications of COP-21 Paris Agreement - Lecture

    A lecture will take place on the Implications of COP-21 Paris Agreement on Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 in CE-G.09 at 2.15 – 3.15 p.m. (Civil Enginerring Building UCC) the presenter is Dr. Elmar Krielger.

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  • A fossilised snake shows its true colours

    31 Mar
    A fossilised snake shows its true colours

    The colours of the skin of a 10 million year old Spanish snake have been discovered from its colourless fossil remains by scientists at University College Cork (UCC).

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  • MaREI/ERI Honour Professor Tony Lewis

    03 Mar
    MaREI/ERI Honour Professor Tony Lewis

    Global leaders in the field of marine renewable energy were in Cork on Monday, February 29th, 2016 to attend 2-day symposium in honour of the ‘father of ocean energy’, Professor Tony Lewis.

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  • International Climate Network Membership for ERI

    12 Feb
    International Climate Network Membership for ERI

    The Environmental Research Institute (ERI) have been invited to become a member of the international Climate Technology Centre Network (CTCN). The CTCN is hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). 

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  • Research Assistant - Admin - MaREI/ERI

    02 Jan
    Research Assistant - Admin - MaREI/ERI

    Research Assistant - Admin - MaREI/ERI

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  • Ireland's Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future

    02 Feb
    Ireland's Transition to a Low Carbon Energy Future

    In association with Engineers Ireland and UCC, Professor Brian O’Gallachoir ERI, will present insights from the EPA/SEAI funded Irish TIMES Integrated Energy Systems Modelling project on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. in Room G.02, Ground Floor, Western Gateway Building, Western Road (and broadcast live to the Lecture Theatre in 22 Clyde Road, Dublin 4).

     

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  • Water quality monitoring centre launched at UCC

    02 Feb
    Water quality monitoring centre launched at UCC

    Ireland will be viewed by countries across the globe as a leader in sustainable water management with the launch of the GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre at UCC last Friday (January 22). 

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  • 14th UCC Law & Environment Conference

    25 Jan
    14th UCC Law & Environment Conference

    The 14th Annual Law and the Environment Conference will take place at University College Cork, on Thursday, 21st April, 2016. 

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  • Prof. Jerry Murphy to give Quercus lecture

    22 Jan
    Prof. Jerry Murphy to give Quercus lecture

    The second talk in the 2016 Quercus Lecture Series will take place on Monday, 25th January 2016 at 6pm in G02 Kane building, and is by Professor Jerry Murphy, ERI/MaREI/Civil Engineering on "Green Gas: A solution to waste treatment, a provider of renewable energy and a facilitator of intermittent renewable electricity"

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  • Major Infrastructure Funding for ERI Researchers

    14 Jan
    Major Infrastructure Funding for ERI Researchers

    Two research centres at the ERI are set to receive €3.3 m in grants for research equipment and facilities from the SFI Infrastructure Fund. 

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  • New Study On Overpopulation in Flood-Prone Locations

    06 Jan
    New Study On Overpopulation in Flood-Prone Locations

    New research by Dr Tom McDermott of the School of Economics and the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at UCC, with colleagues from the London School of Economics and Oxford University, has examined the exposure to urban flooding worldwide and whether urban populations respond to large floods by moving to safer areas.

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  • Who Pays to Mitigate Climate Change?

    02 Dec
    Who Pays to Mitigate Climate Change?

    Researchers from the ERI are hosting and speaking at a side event on “Who pays most to mitigate climate change” at COP21 in Paris on Thursday, December 3rd.

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  • ERI researchers showcase research at COP21

    03 Dec
    ERI researchers showcase research at COP21

    “We are the first generation to fully understand climate change, and the last generation to have the opportunity to do something about it.” 

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  • ERI Webcast: Bord na Mona - The Road to 2030

    30 Nov
    ERI Webcast: Bord na Mona - The Road to 2030

    The Engineers Ireland lecture by Dr John O’Reilly on “Bord na Móna – The Road to 2030” will be webcast in Room 1.28, ERI Building, Lee Road next Wednesday (December 2nd) at 18.30

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  • ERI Prepares for COP21

    24 Nov
    ERI Prepares for COP21

    An ERI delegation, led by Prof Brian Ó Gallachoir, will be attending COP21 in Paris. Representatives from 195 countries will meet at the UN COP21 conference to reach a new international climate agreement. 

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  • Optimism for COP21 in Paris

    23 Nov
    Optimism for COP21 in Paris

    The COP21 summit offers a truly historic opportunity for a global energy revolution. Recent evidence of changes happening on the ground around the world is striking. In the year 2014, energy related greenhouse gas emissions did not increase, despite a 3% growth in economic activity. 

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  • Planning for Climate Change Impacts

    18 Nov
    Planning for Climate Change Impacts

    Researchers at the MaREI Centre, hosted within the Environmental Research Institute, are currently carrying out a series of Regional Climate Adaptation Seminars in partnership with the EPA and DECLG. Due to our long history of greenhouse gas emissions, the impacts of climate change are already happening and are expected to continue and intensify into the future. 

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  • Climate Change & Nature Rhythms

    16 Nov
    Climate Change & Nature Rhythms

    Is climate change affecting the rhythms of nature?  Dr Tom Reed (School of BEES, AFDC) and his colleagues have attempted to answer this question in a publication in a recent special issue of Science (Oceans of Change) which looks at the effect of climate change on the oceans.

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  • Clean Air Campaign Launch 2015

    12 Nov
    Clean Air Campaign Launch 2015

    The Asthma Society of Ireland are launching the Clean Air Campaign 2015 to highlight the importance of air quality for the 470,000 people with asthma in Ireland.

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  • "Between a Rock and a Hard Place" with Professor Iain Stewart

    09 Nov

    Prof. Iain Stewart will present an interesting and informative talk at UCC (Wed 11th November) based on his work popularising geoscience.

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  • 2015 Excellence in Engineering Awards

    09 Nov
    2015 Excellence in Engineering Awards

    On Friday night Prof Jerry D Murphy, Interim Director SFI MaREI/ERI, Director of Bioenergy and Biofuels Research ERI and School of Engineering UCC was awarded the Excellence in Engineering award for the best paper/presentation in 2015.

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  • UCC Climate Change Research Workshop

    03 Nov
    UCC Climate Change Research Workshop

    The Environmental Research Institute will host a Climate Change Research Workshop on Thursday, November 5th, 2015. The Workshop will be held in room 1.28, ERI, Lee Road, commening with a light lunch at 1:00 p.m.

     

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  • UNECE Compliance Committee role for Áine Ryall

    21 Oct
    UNECE Compliance Committee role for Áine Ryall

    Dr Áine Ryall of UCC's School of Law has taken up duty as a member of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, an international treaty that links environmental rights and human rights. 

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  • Webcast from Engineers Ireland

    05 Oct
    Webcast from Engineers Ireland

    The Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork in association with Engineers Ireland will host a Webcast entitled “Subsea Compression – Game Changer for Atlantic Margin” on Wednesday, October 7th from 6:30 p.m. 

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  • Grasslands in Ireland Workshop

    01 Sep
    Grasslands in Ireland Workshop

    A workshop on the Future Opportunities for Grasslands in Ireland will take place at University College Cork on Friday, September 4th, 2015.

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  • IEW - International Energy Workshop

    18 Aug
    IEW - International Energy Workshop

    Join us here at UCC for the 35th edition International Energy Workshop from June 1st - 3rd, 2016. Call for papers November 2015

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  • Áine Ryall appointed to An Bord Pleanála Review Group

    04 Aug
    Áine Ryall appointed to An Bord Pleanála Review Group

    Áine Ryall, School of Law, has been appointed Vice-Chair of the An Bord Pleanála Review Group.  

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  • Zhejiang University, China sign MoU with UCC on collaboration with MaREI

    22 Jul
    Zhejiang University, China sign MoU with UCC on collaboration with MaREI

    A delegation from the prestigious Zhejiang University, which included their Vice President and Director of the Institute for Thermal Energy, visited MaREI’s new headquarters at the Beaufort Building and the Environmental Research Institute before signing a Memorandum of Understanding with UCC President Michael Murphy and the Vice Director of MaREI Prof Jerry D Murphy on July 22nd 2015.

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  • EirGrid prize for UCC Sustainable Energy graduate

    30 Jul
    EirGrid prize for UCC Sustainable Energy graduate

    EirGrid, the operator of the national electricity grid, has awarded its annual prize to UCC’s top Masters graduate in Sustainable Energy.

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  • Royal Irish Academy Parliamentary Pairing Scheme

    16 Jul
    Royal Irish Academy Parliamentary Pairing Scheme

    Royal Irish Academy Parliamentary Pairing Scheme

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  • An Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building

    13 Jul
    An Taoiseach opens UCC Beaufort Building

    An Taoiseach Enda Kenny T.D. has officially opened the UCC Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, which will provide Ireland with world-class infrastructure for renewable energy and maritime research to power the ‘blue economy’.

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  • UCC - ERI Beaufort Building Official Opening July 11th, 2015

    07 Jul
    UCC - ERI Beaufort Building Official Opening July 11th, 2015

    University College Cork’s (UCC), Beaufort Building in Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork, will officially open on the 11th July 2015 representing an investment of €15.2 million from the Irish State and private investment. 

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  • Discovery of new habitat for corals in the Porcupine Bank Canyon

    24 Jun
    Discovery of new habitat for corals in the Porcupine Bank Canyon

    An international team of scientists led by Prof. Andy Wheeler of BEES, University College Cork have recently discovered a new cold-water coral habitat in Irish waters possibly doubling the amount of cold-water corals previously thought to exist in Irish waters, while on the Marine Institute’s RV Celtic Explorer during the QuERCi survey.

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  • Book Presentation to Fatih Birol and Minister Alex White

    23 Jun
    Book Presentation to Fatih Birol and Minister Alex White

    Professor Brian Ó Gallachóir of UCC’s Environmental Research Institute presented a copy of a recently published book at The 19th Annual Energy Ireland Conference which took place on 17th & 18th June in Croke Park, Dublin.

     

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  • UCC Research fellow appointed to National Climate Advisory Group

    18 Jun
    UCC Research fellow appointed to National Climate Advisory Group

    Mr Joseph Curtin (Dept of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems/ERI) has been appointed to the new National Expert Advisory Council on Climate Change which has been tasked with overseeing Ireland’s transition to a low carbon economy.  

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  • Ireland's Flora & Fauna Since The Last Ice Age - Mooney Goes Wild

    09 Jun
    Ireland's Flora & Fauna Since The Last Ice Age - Mooney Goes Wild

    Did you know that Ireland once had a totally separate ecosystem, on a long vanished peninsula off the south coast, with its very own nature and wildlife?

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  • UCC/ERI Energy Researcher Wins Fullbright Scholarship

    09 Jun
    UCC/ERI Energy Researcher Wins Fullbright Scholarship

    Kevin Leahy, a PhD student in UCC’s Intelligent Efficiency Research Group, has won a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. The scholarship will enable him to conduct research on wind turbine performance in UC Berkeley, California for 12 months. 

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  • UCC-ESRI Energy Workshop

    02 Jun
    UCC-ESRI Energy Workshop

    The Environmental Research Institute, UCC and the Economics and Social Research Institute (ESRI) will hold a multidisciplinary research workshop on June 9th in Dublin focusing on recent work by researchers at the ERI and ESRI on a range of current energy policy issues.

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  • Ireland-Japan International Energy Modelling Workshop

    28 May
    Ireland-Japan International Energy Modelling Workshop

    On 17th April 2015, the Ireland-Japan International Energy Modelling Workshop was hosted by the University of Tokyo with visiting guests from University College Cork. 

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  • Transition Year Visit to ERI

    27 May
    Transition Year Visit to ERI

    The ERI hosted a visit from the 2015 transition year class at Comeragh College, Co Tipperary on May 19th at the ERI Building.

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  • Prof Andy Wheeler makes presentation to HRH Prince Charles

    19 May
    Prof Andy Wheeler makes presentation to HRH Prince Charles

    Professor of Geology at BEES, UCC presented a special gift to the Prince of Wales.

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  • New Director for ERI

    13 May
    New Director for ERI

    The Head of the School of BEES has been appointed Director of the Environmental Research Institute at University College Cork.

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  • UCC Student Wins Best Water Presentation at ENVIRON 2015

    07 May
    UCC Student Wins Best Water Presentation at ENVIRON 2015

    Greg Beechinor, a PhD student in School of BEES/ERI, won the prize for Best Water Related Presentation at the 25th Irish Environmental Researcher’s Colloquium (ENVIRON 2015) which took place in the Sligo Institute of Technology. 

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  • Unburnable Carbon

    27 Apr
    Unburnable Carbon

    The Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork in association with UCC’s Energy Policy and Modelling Group, will host a lecture by Dr Christophe McGlade on the topic of “Unburnable Carbon: Which fuels must remain unburned to limit global warming” on May 6th in the Western Gateway Building (6:00 - 7:30 PM).

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  • Health Risks From Diesel Engine Emissions

    14 Apr
    Health Risks From Diesel Engine Emissions

    Prof. John Sodeau (Dept of Chemistry/ERI) discussed the health risks from emissions from vehicles with diesel engines on Waterford Local Radio on March 26th 2015. 

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  • Rethinking Climate Change

    23 Mar
    Rethinking Climate Change

    Dr Paul Deane recently gave a TEDx talk at TEDx Clonakilty, Cork on “Rethinking Climate Change”. In his talk Dr Deane suggests that we should approach climate change as an opportunity for Ireland and suggests practical ways that we address climate change from a community and national perspective.

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  • Our Towns Are Lost in Dickensian Style Smog

    16 Mar
    Our Towns Are Lost in Dickensian Style Smog

    Article from The Enniscorthy Guardian with focus on the CRAC research project, SAPPHIRE. 

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  • Mind the Gap II Launched

    13 Mar
    Mind the Gap II Launched

    Dr Paddy Sleeman launches his new book 'Mind the Gap II' at a recent event at the National Botanic Gardens.

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  • Maria McNamara secures major ERC funding

    09 Mar
    Maria McNamara secures major ERC funding

    BEES scientist Dr Maria McNamara has secured major European Research Council funding. Dr McNamara has been awarded funding from the European Research Council worth up to €1.5 million. 

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  • ERI Publications February 2015

    06 Mar
    ERI Publications February 2015

    Researchers in the Environment Research Institute and its research centres publish across a wide range of peer-reviewed research journals each month.  

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  • EPA Climate Change Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

    04 Mar
    EPA Climate Change Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

    The Environmental Research Institute, UCC is pleased to announce that it will host a webcasting of the Environmental Protection Agency Climate Lecture on Wednesday, March 11th in University College Cork.

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  • Where Will Ireland Get It's Energy in 35 Years' Time?

    25 Feb
    Where Will Ireland Get It's Energy in 35 Years' Time?

    Prof Jerry Murphy's research on generating biofuels from excess wind energy featured in an Irish Times review on the future of energy in Ireland on February 24th. The article examines what will Ireland’s energy mix look like in 2050. Wind energy is likely to be a key part of the energy mix but its intermittancy remains an issue. 

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  • Celebration Of Ireland's 'Ocean Wealth' To Be Held In Cork Harbour This Summer

    16 Feb
    Celebration Of Ireland's 'Ocean Wealth' To Be Held In Cork Harbour This Summer

    A major celebration of Ireland's ocean wealth will take place in Cork harbour this summer. A two day event, 10th and 11th July, is planned for Ringaskiddy and Haulbowline in association with IMERC and with support from Beaufort, UCC, the National Maritime College of Ireland, the Naval Service and the Marine Institute. 

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  • Fuel For Thought

    19 Feb
    Fuel For Thought

    In the latest issue of Self Build magazine Professor John Sodeau ((ERI/ Centre for Research on Atmospheric Chemistry) reviews the health impacts of different types of household fuels. 

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  • Atmospheric Chemistry Research Informing Policy

    10 Feb
    Atmospheric Chemistry Research Informing Policy

    Research by Dr John Wenger (ERI/ Centre for Research on Atmospheric Chemistry) is informing the debate on banning smoky coal in one of Ireland’s leading tourist towns (Killarney. Co Kerry). 

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  • Ireland Could Lead in International Marine Renewable Energy Sector, Says Minister

    05 Feb
    Ireland Could Lead in International Marine Renewable Energy Sector, Says Minister

    Ireland has the potential to become the focal point of the international marine renewable energy sector, which could be worth up to €9 billion by 2030, said Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White. 

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  • Accelerating Marine Renewable Energy Projects

    04 Feb
    Accelerating Marine Renewable Energy Projects

    European experts to look at ways of accelerating the approval of offshore energy projects 

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  • UCC Climate Conference

    04 Feb
    UCC Climate Conference

    Venue: Aula Maxima,  Date: 7th February 2015, Registration: 11.00-12.00 Email: conference@uccphilosoph.com to register in advance.

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  • Irish Examiner Special Report on Wind Power in Ireland

    03 Feb
    Irish Examiner Special Report on Wind Power in Ireland

    Dr Paul Deane (ERI/School of Engineering) contributed to a special report on Wind Power in Ireland in the Irish Examiner on Monday, February 2nd

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  • Bioenergy Research Day at ERI

    30 Jan
    Bioenergy Research Day at ERI

    A Green Gas research day will be held in the ERI Building on Thursday 5th February,9.00 to 13.00 (hosted by Prof Jerry Murphy). The seminars will include for fourteen 10 minute presentations that describe routes and technologies that can lead to 100% green gas in gas grids.  

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  • A New Wholesale Electricity Market For Ireland

    29 Jan
    A New Wholesale Electricity Market For Ireland

    A webcast of the Engineers Ireland Energy & Environment evening lecture on a “A New Wholesale electricity market for Ireland” will take place at the Environmental Research Institute on Wednesday, 4th February at 18.30.  The lecture will be given by Laura Brien of CER and Brendan O’Sullivan of EirGrid.

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  • Guest Lecturer Information Technology in Architecture Engineering and Construction

    27 Jan
    Guest Lecturer Information Technology in Architecture Engineering and Construction

    Mairead Rushe will give a guest lecture on “RFID and SCM in the Shipping Industry” as part of the Information Technology in Architecture Engineering and Construction seminar series on January 28th in CEE Building (G9)at 15.00.

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  • Green Thumbs Up for UCC

    21 Jan
    Green Thumbs Up for UCC

    UCC’s efforts in the area of sustainability have resulted in the Universitas Indonesia (UI) Greenmetric World University Ranking awarding a second in the world ranking for the second year in a row.

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  • Wave Energy Workshop at Maynooth University

    14 Jan
    Wave Energy Workshop at Maynooth University

    The Centre for Ocean Energy Research (COER), a constituent MaREI research entity, will host its 4th wave energy workshop on 15th January 2015 in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth.

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  • How a Grain of Sand Rewrote Our Ocean's History

    05 Dec
    How a Grain of Sand Rewrote Our Ocean's History

    Watch the wonderful story of one grain of sand and how understanding where it came from can help us to understand where our planet is going.

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  • RTE's 'Eco Eye' Team Visits Beaufort(CMRC)

    12 Jan
    RTE's 'Eco Eye' Team Visits Beaufort(CMRC)

    RTE’s ‘Eco Eye’ team came to visit and interview CMRC folk, as part of their Climate Change episode, while getting some fantastic footage of Haulbowline Island last autumn.

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  • International Energy Agency (IEA) Task 37 “Energy from Biogas”

    11 Dec
    International Energy Agency (IEA) Task 37 “Energy from Biogas”

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) has elected Prof Murphy as Leader of The International Energy Agency  Task 37 “Energy from Biogas” for the trimester 2016 - 2018.

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  • SMART Seas

    02 Oct
    SMART Seas

    International students to investigate Cold Water Carbonate Ecosystems in Irish waters on the RV Celtic Explorer.

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  • EPA Climate Change Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Monday, October 6th, 2014

    03 Oct
    EPA Climate Change Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Monday, October 6th, 2014

    The Environmental Research Institute, UCC is pleased to announce that it will host a webcasting of the Environmental Protection Agency Climate Lecture Series this Autumn.

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  • UCC Marine Biodiscovery Research Featured in Irish Times

    21 Oct
    UCC Marine Biodiscovery Research Featured in Irish Times

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  • EPA Climate Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Wednesday November 5th, 2014

    30 Oct
    EPA Climate Lecture Series Webcast@UCC - Wednesday November 5th, 2014

    The Environmental Research Institute, UCC will continue in its series of webcasts of the Environmental Protection Agency Climate Lectures on November 5th

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