The Earth Institute
Based in Belfield, the UCD Earth Institute provides research-driven solutions to the most pressing global environmental challenges – current and future – facing society. It is a multidisciplinary research centre focused on creating and sharing new knowledge.
The Institute currently comprises over 80 principal investigators and their teams with multidisciplinary expertise, collaborating to identify solutions to challenges such as:
- Climate Change & Natural Hazards
- Finite Natural Resources
- Sustainable Built Environment
Work on these challenges is underpinned by expertise in a number of key disciplines such as: Water, Climate, Energy & Resources, Built Environment, Ecology and Evolution, Natural Hazards & Risk, Environmental Policy & Behaviour and Crops for the future.