UCD SIDE EVENT AT THE UN HIGH-LEVEL POLITICAL FORUM 2021

Wednesday 14 July 2021, 1300-1430  New York/ 18.00-19.30 Dublin Recording and Chat links can be found on the UN HLPF 21 Website below. Education for Sustainable Development: The Role of Higher Education in Mission 4.7 .:. Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform (un.org) Background to the Side Event Education for Sustainable Development:  The Role of Higher Education in … Continue Reading

World Summit of Social Media Influencers for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on June 19th.

World Summit on Saturday June 19th 2021. (Europe/CET: 2pm – London/GST: 1pm – New York/EST: 8am – New Delhi: 7:30pm)  OFFICIAL REGISTRATION TO THE CONFERENCE :http://www.hopin.com/events/sdginfluencersummit During this online conference, we will connect the many dots in the social media universe and provide advice on how you can take action online and inspire action for the … Continue Reading

University College Dublin has become a member of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI).

Please register for the event on Eventbrite. May 11th 2021 at 3pm. University College Dublin has become a member of United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). To mark UCD’s membership of UNAI, UCD Earth Institute is hosting a discussion on 11 May at 3pm , on the role of universities to address urgent global challenges through teaching and research.  … Continue Reading

UCD statement to the sixth annual multi-stakeholder forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (UN STI Forum). Session 6 – Supporting National Capacities through the Technology Facilitation Mechanism (TFM).

Sixth annual Science, Technology and Innovation Forum for the SDGs (4-5 May 2021): The theme of the STI Forum 2021 is: “Science, technology and innovation for a sustainable and resilient COVID-19 recovery, and effective pathways of inclusive action towards the Sustainable Development Goals”. The Forum will discuss science, technology and innovation cooperation around thematic areas for … Continue Reading

Dr Aparajita Banerjee talks at side event of UN STI Forum 2021 “Harnessing Science for a Sustainable Future”- 0rganized by Springer Nature and the UN SDSN

Side Event UN STI Forum: May 3, 2021 – 7:45AM – 9:00AM EDT The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about mass global disruption – devastating our health systems, bringing many economies to a near standstill, and upending our ways of living and working. It has also presented a significant setback to the achievement of the Sustainable … Continue Reading

UCD to join United Nations Academic Impact: Special Event on 11th May 2021 on the role of Universities to address urgent global challenges through teaching and research.

To mark UCD’s membership of UNAI, UCD Earth Institute is hosting a discussion on Tue, 11 May 2021, 15:00 – 16:30 IST, on the role of universities to address urgent global challenges through teaching and research.  Prof Orla Feely (Vice President for Research, Innovation and Impact, UCD) will open the event and welcome Mr Ramu Damodaran, chief … Continue Reading

UCD, UN SDSN & SUNWAY SIDE EVENT- UN YOUTH FORUM – Education for Sustainable Development: The Role of Higher Education, April 6th 5pm – Recorded

UCD, UN SDSN and SUNWAY SIDE EVENT AT THE ECOSOC YOUTH FORUM  Education for Sustainable Development: The Role of Higher Education 6th April 2021  5pm, Dublin Time Meeting Recording: https://ucd-ie.zoom.us/rec/share/rAykyp-z6VP6GOAYyksSnsyf66O3XpksGSmgcCtBK6UJwACI9RfrdoMI-Zu-tbk3.Yofmc5ieufM_43hn Background Our world faces multiple challenges, some new and many enduring, including pandemics, rising global temperatures, unemployment, and inequality. Are you keen to be part of … Continue Reading

International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) September 2021

The parallel session topics at #ICSD2021 focus on the theme Research for Impact: An Inclusive and Sustainable Planet. Abstracts are due May 1st 2021. Learn more about all the thematic sessions: International Conference on Sustainable Development (ic-sd.org) UCD’s Aparajita Banerjee, Enda Murphy and Patrick Paul Walsh are looking for submissions on “Partnerships and the Sustainable … Continue Reading

Food-Shield: Helping Ireland’s Agri-Food sector to bounce back sustainably.

Post-Doc Position with Patrick Paul Walsh on the Food-Shield Science Policy Interface Job Details (corehr.com) Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 3 March 2021. Lead Researchers: Professor Fiona Doohan, UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science, Professor Chris Elliott, Queen’s University Belfast. Ireland’s agricultural and food sector is key to our economy, including our exports. Covid-19 and … Continue Reading

Recordings of “The Covid-19 Pandemic: Virology, Public Health, and Economics,” taught by Prof. Jeffrey Sachs to Columbia University, UCD and Sunway Students.

Link to SDG Academy Library: https://sdgacademylibrary.mediaspace.kaltura.com/playlist/dedicated/1_sx9kpk05/1_v1d4y9oc The course offers a comprehensive and up-to-date (December 2020) analysis of the global Covid-19 epidemic. We will consider the epidemic from multiple perspectives, including: the historical role of epidemics in human history; the basic epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2; the basic virology of SARS-Cov-2; the nature and causes of zoonotic diseases; … Continue Reading