Our mission is to transform Irish geoscience by driving research and discovery, delivering economic and societal benefit, and advancing public understanding.
Improving understanding of Earth system processes and climate change.
Securing the resources needed for a sustainable society.
Addressing key issues at the interface of the earth and human systems.
Technology and equipment based research in geophysics, geochemistry, geomodelling, geosensing and geodata.
Enhancing public interest in and understanding of applied geosciences.
iCRAG is the SFI Research Centre in Applied Geosciences hosted by University College Dublin. We are a team of researchers creating solutions for a sustainable society.
We develop innovative science and technologies to better understand the Earth’s past, present, and future and how people are connected to it.
We drive research in areas that are critical to society and the economy, including:
iCRAG, the world leading SFI Research Centre in applied geosciences hosted by UCD, comprises 150 researchers across eight universities and institutions. iCRAG is supported by Science Foundation Ireland, Geological Survey Ireland and industry partners.
Demonstrating the impacts achieved during iCRAG's first phase of funding from 2015-2020
Addressing key issues at the interface of the earth and human systems
Technology and equipment based research in geomodelling, geochemistry, geophysics, geosensing and geodata.