Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Simon

Contact Surname: Berrow

Contact Address:

Marine and Freshwater Research Centre, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, Dublin Road, Galway

Telephone Contact Number: 00353 86 8545450

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: simon.berrow@gmit.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Irish Whale and Dolphin Group

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.gmit.ie and www.iwdg.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Marine mammal and seabird ecology, conservation and management. Full time lecturer in GMIT teaching on the Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology degree and EMBC MSc course. Executive Officer and founder member of the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and Project Manager of the Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
cetaceans, monitoring, management, photo-id, seabirds,

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 EPA Water Research Pillar
 Sustainable Environment Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Sustainably managing natural resources and ecosystems

 Further our understanding of biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems, their interactions with social systems and their role in sustaining the economy and human wellbeing

 Provide knowledge and tools for effective decision making and public engagement policies

Focus Areas

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





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Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Biodiversity


COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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