Education & Public Engagement
Modern societies and economies are underpinned by applied geosciences. The provision of secure sources of energy, clean water and raw materials, all of which are crucial for economic and societal functioning, are directly reliant on applied geosciences. iCRAG is dedicated to dedicated to developing the next generation of geologists, engineers and scientists through our education and public engagement programme. The programme works alongside the public perception and understanding of geoscience research platform in iCRAG, with each informing the other.
The objectives of iCRAG’s education and public engagement programme are:
- To foster an interest in and understanding of applied geosciences in the irish population
- To enhance the ability of iCRAG researchers to communicate their research to a non-specialist audience