Building Coastal and Marine Resilience – Ireland’s Climate Action
About Dee O'Connor
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Dee O'Connor contributed a whooping 83 entries.
Entries by Dee O'Connor
MaREI’s first Director and former Prof. of Civil Engineering in UCC receives the highest award made annually by the Institution of Civil Engineers
“We’ve seen increased temperatures here that are directly comparable to what we’ve seen on a global basis”
A new €4.2m cross-border project aiming to boost the marine energy industry in Wales and Ireland has been launched
Integrated Tank Testing for the Offshore Renewable Industry
Identifying Interactions 4 SDG Implementation in Ireland
Will take place in Brussels on 25th September 2019
Enriching maritime R&D through Key Enabling Technologies
Supporting the Implementation of Maritime Spatial Planning in the Atlantic
The project will provide solutions for small island renewable energy, water, and aquaculture
Irish puffins tracked by GPS reveal they have adapted their behaviour to use tides when foraging
An international awareness campaign to raise the profile of women in engineering and focus attention on the amazing career opportunities available to girls in this exciting industry
The European Marine Board Position paper No. 24 and flagship publication has been launched today at EurOCEAN
Practical Learnings from the Coal Face
This roadmap was produced in consultation with MaREI’s energy policy and modelling team
Presentations are now available which show the findings from a number of collaborative research projects between UCC and the ESRI, undertaken within MaREI
MaREI, in addition to the Australian industry, government and research partners, will be joining partners from New Zealand, Chile, China, Singapore, Norway, Ireland, Belgium, France, Spain and the UK in order to deliver the ambitious research programmes.
Dias, an applied mathematician at University College Dublin (UCD) and a global leader in fluid dynamics research, has been elected a foreign member of the prestigious Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters
2019 was the first year that Port of Cork teamed up with MaREI to deliver this educational initiative around marine litter.
MaREI’s Jimmy Murphy talks to the Sunday Business Post on our work in offshore renewable energy
This event is about finding opportunities to collaborate and opportunities to drive business development
The EERES4WATER project will explore opportunities for the deployment of renewable energy and efficiency measures in the water and waste water sector
Such models could improve wave forecasting models and improve design criteria for ships and offshore structures
Co-designing opportunities towards the development of Irish offshore wind
Exploring the transition to a low carbon future
Passengers on the route became the first in the country to ride the biomethane-powered bus as a viable alternative to current public transport.
At Volvo Cork Week 2018 the Club attained the Gold Certification from the International ‘Sailors for the Sea’ Clean Regatta programme with the event sustainability partners MaREI and An Taisce’s Clean Coasts programme
EPSRC-SFI Centres for Doctoral Training to link world-leading SFI Research Centres and UK Higher Education Institutions
This is the most comprehensive scientific voyage ever undertaken to study the largest creature on Earth and its food source.
We asked our researchers:
“Why do you think inclusive, equitable and quality education for all is important?”
Port of Cork and MaREI Team Up to Deliver A Primary Schools Initiative For A Healthy Harbour
The project focuses on river deltas in Europe and their potential to develop innovative activities aiming at utilisation of local natural and cultural heritage
MEA project’s first call for applications from marine renewable energy concept developers seeking to engage expert technical and commercials services in progressing to TRL5 is now open
On MaREI’s research findings on climate action
A four year project to enhance capacity and provide policy analysis funded by Ireland’s Marine Institute
Survey led by MaREI researchers gives first insights into illusive species in deep waters of Irish Atlantic Margin
The call is open to offshore energy technology developers, including wind, wave and tidal energy at system and component level until December 15 2018
New research shows that the current plans for vehicle electrification in Ireland may reduce transport emissions by up to 70%, but could result in losses to the exchequer as high as €340m per year by 2030
Projects will research, develop and implement “Responsible Research and Innovation”
Would you like the opportunity to discuss your wind energy research with a multidisciplinary audience?
The goal is to empower communities and catalyse a new generation of community-owned energy developments
MaRINET2 launches its 3rd free course on offshore renewables
A free one and a half day workshop on the exciting new era of maritime and space innovation.
It’s only right you wouldn’t plan an electricity system based on a single year’s weather data, you’d use long-term data to make sure that system planned is reliable and fit for purpose.
Working towards ensuring that fisheries and seals co-exist sustainably and long into the future
This training event will deal with both the loading of offshore floating structures
Based in the MaREI Centre, NUI Galway
New research shows Europe could generate at least two-thirds of its electricity using renewables by 2030
€50k investment from Enterprise Ireland for early stage businesses
“One day I might figure out how to save the planet”
Anaerobic Digestion in the Circular Economy
Researchers from MaREI and the Peoples Republic of China have secured €1,470,000 in funds from SFI and NSFC for a joint project on reducing CO2 emissions.
We will be showcasing our research and outreach activities at Seafest
Creating collaboration opportunities
MaREI researchers to lead Work Package on project OPERA
MaREI researchers produce a roadmap towards sustainability, resilience and innovation in the Caribbean
Leading access to marine research facilities
Joining forces to bring Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI) into the linked up global world to promote mutual learning and collaboration in RRI
MaREI’s EPHEMARE team at the European Parliament SEARICA Conference Mission Ocean: Science and Innovation for a Healthy Ocean
In July, MaREI researcher Abigail Cronin set sail from Dublin port on the RV Celtic Explorer as part of a scientific crew of nine. While on the cruise, Abi wrote some MI blogs describing why she was on the cruise and what it consisted of.
MaREI’s Interim Director, Prof. Jerry D. Murphy, currently sits as the Task Leader for IEA Bioenergy Task 37, and will present a webinar entitled ‘Green Gas’ on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016.
MaREI researchers at the Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, have been involved in organising the 35th International Energy Workshop, which will take place at UCC on June 1st-3rd.
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…
MAREI and MARINET are delighted to support the 6th International Conference on Ocean Energy 2016 (ICOE 2016), held from 23rd-25th February at the EICC Edinburgh.
Join MaREI for free family fun and festivities at SeaFest, Ireland’s national maritime festival!
Global leaders in the field of marine renewable energy were in Cork on February 29th and March 1st to attend a 2-day symposium in honour of the ‘father of ocean energy’, MaREI’s Prof. Tony Lewis.
MaREI has secured €750,000 in philanthropic funding from the NTR Foundation to facilitate research on opportunities presented by transitioning to a low-carbon economy.
The Environmental Protection Agency launched the publication of Guidelines for Planning for Climate Change adaptation for Local Authorities on May 26th.
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.
The MaREI Centre for Marine and Renewable Energy hosted a festival ‘discovery day’ event on Sunday, June 5th as part of the Cork Harbour Open Festival…
The TIDES project will deliver one of the first tidal energy farms, located 2km off the Co. Antrim coast of Northern Ireland.
COMMON SENSE is a project that supports the implementation of European Union marine policies such as the Marine Strategy Framework Directive and the CFP.
EXCELLABUST will significantly strengthen marine robotics research by addressing networking gaps and deficiencies that exist between key organisations at the EU level.
Co-ReSyF is a strategic initiative funded by the European Commission, aiming to support the development of coastal research though satellite data.
RiCORE aims to establish a risk-based approach to consenting based on environmental sensitivity, the technology’s risk profile and the scale of the project.
MARIBE aims to identify opportunities for Blue Growth sectors to combine with other sectors via multi-use of space or in multi-use platforms (MUPs) and assist in the development of the most promising projects within these combinations.
AquaSpace aims to provide increased space for aquaculture production by identifying and attempting to overcome key constraints limiting the industry’s development using an ecosystem approach leading to a sustainable increase in EU aquaculture, while maintaining environmental quality.