iCRAG, together with the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC) both funded by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), announced winners of the 2016 National Crystal Growing Competition at the national awards ceremonies recently.
The very successful […]
Call for Proposals: iCRAG is inviting project proposals from established academics in Irish universities/research institutes on the subject of: Social Licence of Geoscience Activity and Development of Earth Resources.
Further information available at https://t.co/qaDr9htXVR
iCRAG co-PI, Professor Andy Wheeler, met with the President of Ireland and showed him UCC’s historic Daniel O’Leary Emerald as part of the opening of an exhibition on the Irish in South America. The emerald […]
Congratulations to iCRAG industry partner Boliden, where exploration at the Tara zinc mine has identified a new mineralisation with an inferred mineral resource of 10 Mtonnes.
Tara mine, which is one of the larger zinc mines […]
State of the art micro-beam analytical laboratory launched by iCRAG at Trinity College Dublin
Facility will be used to develop new approaches to resource use and environmental mitigation
Science Foundation Ireland Director of Programmes Dr Darrin Morrissey […]
The 2016 Grow Your Own Crystal Competition has been launched by iCRAG and SSPC – the Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre.
The aim of the competition is for an individual second-level student to grow a single crystal. […]
iCRAG Funded Investigator and hydrogeologist Professor Bruce Misstear from Trinity College Dublin was elected as Secretary General of the International Association of Hydrogeologists this week at its congress in Montpellier France. The IAH is the world’s leading […]
iCRAG Centre Manager Dr Jennifer Craig recently gave an interview to Silicon Republic as part of their series featuring real life scientists.
In her interview, Jennifer covers her experiences in the research sector and her subsequent […]
Dr David Chew from iCRAG, the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) funded research centre in applied geosciences, has been announced as a recipient of the SFI Investigators Programme award, worth €500,000 over 5 years. The award […]
iCRAG postdoctoral researcher Dr Roisin Kyne gave an excellent interview to Silicon Republic today as part of a series on the Real Faces of STEM.
In her intreview, Roisin covers diversity in the STEM sector, geoscience as a career […]
Listen back to iCRAG Deputy Director Prof. Balz Kamber’s talk with Jonathan McCrea of Newstalk on the Origin of Life on earth (May 14th): http://www.newstalk.com/podcasts/Futureproof/Futureproof_with_Jonathan_McCrea/139613/Embryo_Research_Limits_The_Origins_of_Life__Newsround
This interview stemmed from Prof. Kamber’s recently published article “Chemostratigraphy of the […]
New research led by iCRAG Deputy Director Prof. Balz Kamber has found that the very oldest pieces of rock on Earth—zircon crystals—are likely to have formed in the craters left by violent asteroid impacts that […]
This year iCRAG is teaming up with Inspirefest this summer to host ResearchFest. ResearchFest will showcase some of Ireland’s excellent frontier research, undertaken by PhD students from across STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), humanities and social […]
iCRAG industry partners ENI, Europa, ExxonMobil, Statoil and Woodside Energy have been granted offshore licences by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources.
A licencing option gives companies two years to carry out a programme […]
iCRAG post-doc Dr Florian Le Pape was recently aboard the RV Celtic Voyager offshore Donegal. The aim of the survey is to deploy 10 Broad Band Ocean Bottom Seismographs (OBSs) units across the shelf offshore Donegal and […]
Congratulations to iCRAG PIs Prof. Chris Bean and Prof. Balz Kamber on being awarded two prestigious SFI Research Infrastructure Awards today.
This infrastructure funding was awarded competitively following rigorous international review to research groups where the […]
On December 2nd Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation, Damien English TD officially launched iCRAG, the newly established Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre. The Irish Centre for Research in Applied Geosciences will focus on the […]
As part of the Scientist Oireachtais Member Pairing Scheme, Minister Joe McHugh TD, Minister of State at the Department of Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht Affairs and the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources with […]
The Geoscience e-Laboratory (Ge-LAB)
A group of iCRAG members (UCC, TCD, NUIG and UCD) in partnership with the Open University have just succeeded in securing substantial funding from the National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching […]
On Thursday November 12th at 6.30pm iCRAG will be screening the movie Switch in the Irish Film Institute in Dublin as part of Science Week. The event will be used to launch the Science Expressions […]
iCRAG will attend this year’s National Ploughing Championships on 22nd September in Ratheniska, Co. Laois.
iCRAG will be at the dedicated Science Foundation Ireland stand and will be delivering a special geoscience workshop entitled Rock Solid […]
Prof. John Walsh, iCRAG Director, is currently partaking in the Scientist-Minister pairing scheme. The scheme is a collaborative project between the Royal Irish Academy and the Houses of the Oireachtas, with funding support from the […]