Organisation profile

The Department of Science is the most research active department in Waterford institute of Technology with over 35 research active academic staff and 50 postgraduate researchers. The research is multidisciplinary across pharma, biomedical, marine, agriculture, forestry and food sectors within two research centres: PMBRC and EIRC. We have active collaborators nationally and internationally engaged in our innovative applied research and importantly the research is also embedded in our undergraduate programmes building research capability from the early stages of education.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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