University College Cork

University College Cork (UCC) is an internationally competitive, research-led university that plays a key role in the development of Ireland’s knowledge-based economy. Our institutional research strategy focuses on creating and supporting world-leading clusters of researchers, building on the research strengths of the University, and is aligned with key Government strategies including the Strategy for Higher Education to 2030 (Hunt Report)and Ireland’s Strategy for Research and Development, Science and Technology, Innovation 2020.

Sustainability & Climate Action is one of UCC's key research priority areas. Interdisciplinary research teams across UCC link experts in climate, energy, engineering and social science to focus on developing solutions to these key challenges. This is one of the key areas of research which brings STEM, social science and humanities together with each researcher bringing their unique perspective to complex issues.

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UCC supports the national adaptation platform Climate Ireland together with the Irish Government's Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment, the Environment Portection Agency, the Irish Centre for High-End Computing (ICHEC) and MaREI, the marine and renewable energy research, development and innovation Centre supported by Science Foundation Ireland.


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Climate Change Adaptation Knowledge Platforms

This Network, managed by the KE4CAP project, provides a space for adaptation knowledge platform operators and managers to connect and learn from one another.

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The KE4CAP Project

The Stepping-Up Knowledge Exchange between Climate Adaptation Knowledge Platforms project provides a forum for platform teams to learn from each other and work together to address challenges.

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