School of Natural Sciences
The School of Natural Sciences conducts research, and delivers teaching, on all aspects of the natural world, from the formation of the earth, the behaviour of the environment, the evolution and ecology of its organisms and its interactions with human society. We are engaged with solving some of the major challenges facing human society through our teaching, research and partnership with industry and policy development both nationally and globally. We currently accommodate ca. 40 academic staff, 20 postdoctoral research fellows and 140 graduate research students. We have an annual research income in excess of €4 million and produce an average of 150 publications per year.