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One of the boldest deep-ocean research projects ever undertaken in Europe

In May 2020, Dr Sergei Lebedev, seismologist at Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, led a 3-week expedition on board the RV Celtic Explorer, to retrieve state-of-the-art ocean bottom seismometers which had been deployed offshore to the west of Ireland in 2018 as part of the SEA-SEIS project (Structure, Evolution and Seismicity of the Irish offshore).

The key information recovered in the summer of 2020 provided new insights into earthquakes off the Irish coast, the potential for enhanced tsunami warning systems, and the migration patterns of North Atlantic whales.

Overview of Research

Peter Brown

We Need to Talk About Research

Is it time to rethink how we fund research in Ireland?

Lisa Keating

Research Data –
A Rising National Priority

Patricia Clarke

Strengthening the Connections Between Research and Policy in Ireland

Designing the infrastructure for an important national resource

Mary Doyle

Map or Guide?

The evolving use of scientific evidence to inform social policies and programmes in complex settings

Sean Redmond

Reflecting on the Past and Next 80 Years of Fundamental Research

The case study of DIAS

Eucharia Meehan

Knowledge Transfer: From Engagement to Commercialisation of Research

Development and future trends

Alison Campbell

Research Impact Toolkit

Planning, capturing, communicating, and monitoring the impact of research in higher education institutions

Liam Cleere

The Impact of the Pandemic on Early Career Researchers

How researchers have been affected by Covid-19-related travel constraints and other issues

Anita R. Maguire

Post-Primary Pedagogy in a Pandemic

Second-level education during Covid-19 building closures

Gretta Mohan

Putting Research Evidence into Practice

Policy directions and professional futures

Gavin Murphy

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