Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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This is an Individual Researcher Profile

Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Ms.

Contact First Name: Sarah

Contact Surname: Twomey

Contact Address:

Beaufort Research/ Coastal and Marine Research Centre, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork, Naval Base, Haulbowline, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland.

Telephone Contact Number: +353 21 470 3101

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: s.twomey@ucc.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: University College Cork

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website: http://www.ucc.ie/beaufort/

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Sarah\'s research focuses on the law, policy and environmental aspects of marine renewables, ecosystem-based management and broader maritime governance issues such as Maritime Spatial Planning and Integrated Coastal Management.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Marine Management, Policy Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement, Maritime Spatial Planning, Integrated Coastal Management, Ecosystem Approach, Science Communication

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

Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Maritime Spatial Planning, Irish Marine Spatial Planning Research Network.


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

Water


Interests indicated in the Water Joint Programming Initiative

 Maintaining Ecosystem Sustainability

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

Experience of participation in expert groups in this area

Any relevant information in relation to Participation in WssTP or other relevant experts groups

Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Maritime Spatial Planning, European Maritime Spatial Planning Research Network

Involvement in EU-funded research projects

TPEA (DG MARE), Celtic Seas Partnership (LIFE+), PISCES (LIFE+), COEXIST (FP7), OSS 2015 (FP7), and SUSTAIN (INTERREG IVB)

Other areas of expertise:


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

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

Focus Areas

 Blue growth: unlocking the potential of the oceans

 Energy Efficiency

 Mobility for growth

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

Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Irish Sea Maritime Forum- Working Group on Maritime Spatial Planning, European Maritime Spatial Planning Research Network.

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

TPEA (DG MARE), Celtic Seas Partnership (LIFE+), PISCES (LIFE+), COEXIST (FP7), OSS 2015 (FP7), and SUSTAIN (INTERREG IVB)


LIFE and COST Actions





Go to the LIFE website
Go to the COST website

Interest in LIFE subprogrammes:

 Environment and Resource Efficiency

 Environmental Governance and Information


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

Celtic Seas Partnership (LIFE+), PISCES (LIFE+).


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