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: Pat

Contact Surname: Brereton

Contact Address:

School of Communications Dublin City University Glasnevin Dublin Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 00353 1 7005440

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: pat.brereton@dcu.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Dublin City University

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: www.dcu.ie

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
-Environmental cinema [see PHD publication \'Hollywood Utopia: Ecology in Contemporary American Cinema (2005 Intellect) and numerous publications since. Currently I\'m working on volume for Routledge on \'Environmental Ethics and Film\' (2015) -Environmental Communication - I have a number of phd students including Brenda McNally and Pat Hong - working on various aspects of this broad area - focusing on Climate Change and effectiveness of \'Green Way\' and Stakeholder theory -Environmental Science - I teach and supervise on our Masters Program and am conversant across a broad range of topics... Particularly interested in the \'mediation\' of environmental science [from Fracking to Windfarms etc.] and comparative EU analysis of same.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
eco-cinema Environmental Communication Environmental Science Sustainability

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
 Climate Change Research
 Green Enterprise 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:

Climate Change


Interests indicated in the Climate Change Joint Programming Initiative

χNo Climate Change JPI sub-interests specified

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:

Cultural heritage

 Providing for a better understanding on how communities perceive and respond to climate change and seismic and volcanic hazards

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

 Waste: a resource to recycle, reuse and recover raw materials

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

see my CV online from www.dcu.ie Also see by profile in google scholar for range of papers I have published

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

helped in PRTLI Cross- University funded project - We focused on New Media


LIFE and COST Actions





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Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:


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


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