The Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at UCC brings together over 400 researchers from 20 different academic disciplines and 6 research centres.

We use our core expertise in Marine, Energy, Environment, Materials and Agri-Food research, working in a transdisciplinary approach, to address the global sustainability challenges of Climate Action, Circular Economy and Healthy Environment.

Research Challenges

The ERI uses a global challenge-based approach to respond to, and find research solutions for, the three core environmental challenges of Climate Action, Circular Economy, and Healthy Environment.

Latest Projects

Research Platforms

The ERI brings together over 400 researchers from 20 different scientific disciplines with expertise in the five broad research platforms of Environment, Sustainable Energy, Marine, Sustainable Agri-Food, and Sustainable Materials.