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Minister Bruton announces new Climate Action resources for schools

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton T.D. today (Wednesday, March the 27th) announced that a new Climate Action teacher resource...
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National Tree Week 2019

Planting for our Planet Tree Week, organised by the Tree Council of Ireland since 1985 is a week-long programme of events to celebrate trees. The event is...
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Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” announced by WIT

The family of Una McDermott presented with the Inaugural “Una McDermott Award for Contribution to Science” at the Waterford Institute of Technology Science Careers...
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R&A Greenkeeping Scholarship a first for Callum

The College of Agriculture, Food & Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) student Callum Burnside from Carrickfergus is the first Northern Ireland student to be awarded an...
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Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme – Biodiversity Ireland

Spring has arrived, and with it, the National Biodiversity Data Centre is pleased to bring you our Spring Summer 2019 Workshop Programme. The delivery of...
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Gender-SMART | A European partnership on gender issues in agricultural and life sciences

Nine European partners in the Gender-SMART project, who all work in agricultural and life sciences, are under starter's orders. As part of the project,...
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GLDA International Seminar this Weekend – GARDENING on the EDGE Rewilding Green Spaces

With two-thirds of Ireland’s population now living in urban areas, the “rewilding” of open spaces has become imperative to push back against a damaging...
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New principal appointed to Teagasc Kildalton College

Teagasc has appointed Tim Ashmore as the new Principal in the Teagasc Agricultural and Horticulture College in Kildalton, Pilltown, County Kilkenny. He takes over...
The MASTER research project, a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action, was launched at the Teagasc food research centre, Ashtown, Dublin today, Thursday 17th January. Pictured at the launch of the €11 million project were Professor Frank O Mara, Dr Sinead Waters, Dr Paul Cotter and Dr Fiona Brennan, Teagasc . This ambitious research project involves 31 leading European and international academic and industry teams with participants from 13 EU Member States, 2 Associated Countries and 1 international partner.

Master project receives €11 million euro in funding for microbiome applications for food chain...

The MASTER project is a Horizon 2020 Innovation Action being coordinated by Dr. Paul Cotter at Teagasc, which has received EU funding of nearly...
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Nominations sought for GBIF’s 2019 Young Researcher Award – Biodiversity Ireland

The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) has issued invitations for nominations for the 2019 Young Researchers Award.  The annual programme aims to foster innovative...