Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Prof.

Contact First Name: Greg

Contact Surname: Keeffe

Contact Address:

Director of Research [Architecture] SPACE Queens University Belfast David Keir Building Stranmillis Road Belfast BT9 5AG.

Telephone Contact Number: +44 (0)7801708328

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address:

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name:

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate: Queens University Belfast

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website:

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Greg Keeffe is Professor of Architecture and Urbanism and Director of Research [Architecture] in the School of Planning Architecture and Civil Engineering. His expertise lie in the area of resilient cities. He currently is working on an FP7 Smart Cities Grant with TU Delft, Amsterdam and Grenoble cities called CityZEN, which focusses on the development of zero energy neighbourhoods. He has also held a series of Design for Future Climate grants from the UKs Technology strategy board, and has designed a modular climate proof house which is currently at the prototype stage.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Design Architecture Urbanism Climate zero-energy

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

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

 Sustainable Environment Research
 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

 Sustainable Transformations of Society in the Face of Climate Change

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

I have expertise in design for future climates at both the building and city scale I have already been an expert advisor to the EU on this subject

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

FP7 Smart Cities 'CityZEN' 2014-2019.

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

Transition towards a green economy through eco-innovation

Focus Areas

 Sustainable food security

 Smart cities and communities

→ Competitive low-carbon energy

 Energy Efficiency

 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.

FP7 Smart Cities 'CityZEN' 2014-2019.

LIFE and COST Actions

Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

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

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