Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Prof.

Contact First Name: Bruce

Contact Surname: Osborne

Contact Address:

UCD Earth Institute and UCD SChool of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4

Telephone Contact Number: 017162249

Fax Contact Number: 017161153

Email Address: Bruce.Osborne@ucd.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: University College Dublin

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

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

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Research expertise in climate change, carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions. Interests also extend to cyanobacterial symbioses, plant invasions and photosynthetic productivity and bioenergy production

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
greenhouse gases, climate change, plant invasions

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

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

 Climate Change 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

 Researching Climate Service Development and Deployment

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

Experience of climate change research/climate change mitigation and ecosystem greenhouse gas emissions; Involvement in ecosystem greenhouse gas assessments from cropland, grassland and forestry; projects also involve investigations on plants for bioenergy production on marginal land.

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

Current EU project on optimisation of perennial bioenergy crops for mediterranean lands; past FP6/7projects on greenhouse gases and carbon sequestration.


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:

Fighting and adapting to climate change

 Assess impacts, vulnerabilities and develop innovative cost-effective adaptation and risk prevention and management measures

 Support mitigation policies, including studies that focus on impact from other sectoral policies

Focus Areas

 Sustainable food security

 Disaster-resilience: safeguarding and securing society, including adapting to climate change

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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