UCD Sutherland School of Law

The UCD Sutherland School of Law is the largest and most diverse Law School in Ireland and is strongly committed to the development and the creation of new initiatives, to enriching the educational environment of its student body, to working in partnership with the practising legal profession and to establishing a major, well-regarded and authoritative presence in the international legal community.

The European Research Council

The main goal of the European Research Council (ERC) is to encourage high quality research in Europe through competitive funding and to support investigator-driven frontier research across all fields, on the basis of scientific excellence.

The ERC complements other funding activities in Europe such as those of the national research funding agencies, and is a flagship component of Horizon 2020, the European Union’s Research Framework Programme for 2014 to 2020.

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.