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EPA Research April 2017 Newsletter
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EPA Research April 2017 Newsletter
Source: EPA
This newsletter covers news and publications from the EPA Research Programme between January and March 2017.

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EPA Research Calls 2017 – Advance Notice
The EPA will launch its 2017 Research Calls in May 2017 under its three Research Pillars:

  • Climate
  • Sustainability
  • Water

The indicative call timeframe, which is subject to change, is:

  • Call Opening Date: 5th May 2017
  • Call Closing Date: 3rd July 2017

We have produced two infographics. In the first, you can see some key figures on our research programme from 2016. The second contains Irish Results for 2016 Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 5 Calls.

Advances in water research: evidence-based contributions to management and policy in Ireland under the Water Framework Directive

Spotlight on EPA Research Funded Projects

  • Economists count the cost of flooding
  • Can Higher Education Campuses act as Change Agents in the Transition to Sustainability
  • Cleaner Greener Healthcare Research
  • Blanket Bogs: Important but poorly understood sources of water
  • AUGER project: (peAtland properties inflUencing greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals
  • Identifying how to drive sustainable behaviour and transition

Research Publications
Research Reports
Since the beginning of 2017, we have published 7 Reports
More information and links to download our published reports can be found in the Research Reports section of the EPA's website.

  • Health and Water Quality Impacts Arising from Land Spreading of Biosolids (Research 200)
  • Environmental Flow Assessment for Irish Rivers (Research 203)
  • ECORISK Ecosystem Services Valuation for Environmental Risk and Damage Assessment (Research 206)
  • ESManage Project: Irish Freshwater Resources and Assessment of Ecosystem Services Provision (Research 207)
  • ESManage Project: Freshwater Ecosystem Services - An Introduction for Stakeholders (Research 208)
  • Co-benefits for Water and Biodiversity from the Sustainable Management of High Nature Value Farmland (Research 209)
  • State of Play of Air Science Research in Ireland: Discussion Document (Research 211)

Horizon 2020 and Water JPI News


  • National Sustainability Summit 2017
  • Focused Meeting 2017: Microbial Resources for Agricultural and Food Security and All Island Phosphorus Sustainability Workshop
  • Festival of Outdoor Learning
  • Launch Event: Investigating the potential for Negative Emissions Technologies (NETs) in Ireland

Project Newsletters

EPA Research in the media

EPA Online Systems

EPA Press Releases


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