Re-Wind PhD Students attend Environ 2019 and address attendees on Recycling Wind Turbine Blades

The UCC Re-wind team of PhD Students addressed a significant gathering of environmental researchers at the 29th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium held recently from 15th -17th April 2019 in the Institute of Technology, Co. Carlow, Ireland. 

 The conference was formally opened by Dr. Patricia Mulcahy, President IT Carlow  with the plenary talk provided by Prof. Victoria Thoresen from the Inland University Norway, UNESCO Chair in Education and Sustainable Lifestyles.  The overall theme of the conference was ‘Engagement for Climate Action’ and over 70 papers and 45 posters were presented across 20 thematic areas over the three days of proceedings and workshops.

 The UCC researchers participated in the Energy, Waste Management and Environmental Policy & Communication thematic sessions with separate Poster and Oral presentations on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s), Circular Economy and Community engagement techniques with each researcher embedding their individual research topic in the overall objective of the Re-wind project.

 Full conference proceedings, including individual abstracts presented in the Environ 2019 colloquium brochure, are available to view on the Environ 2019 section of the ESAI website: http://www.esaiweb.org/environ/programme/

PhD Students Fergal Gough, Angela Nagle and Heloisa Lemmertz (left to right) at Environ 2019

PhD Students Fergal Gough, Angela Nagle and Heloisa Lemmertz (left to right) at Environ 2019

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