Informed Policy for a Better Ireland

ESRI-UCC-MaREI energy research: climate action conference held on 17 May 2019
ESRI-UCC-MaREI climate action conference

Richard Bruton, TD, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment opened a conference, which showcased findings from a number of collaborative projects between UCC and the ESRI, undertaken within the national Marine and Renewable Energy Ireland (MaREI) Centre. 

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The number of international degree students coming to Ireland reaches a new high

The number of non-EEA students coming to Ireland to study has increased in recent years. However, difficulties with immigration registration delays, employment and accommodation could affect Ireland’s attractiveness as a place to study and find post-college employment.

Research Areas

The mission of the Economic and Social Research Institute is to advance evidence-based policymaking that supports economic sustainability and social progress in Ireland. ESRI researchers apply the highest standards of academic excellence to challenges facing policymakers, focusing on 12 areas of critical importance to 21st Century Ireland.