Annual Meeting of Irish Freshwater Biologists 2018

Friday, 23 March 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM GST

Belfield, Dublin 4, Dublin, D04 N2E5, Ireland

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Friday, 23 March 2018 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM GST

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Dublin, D04 N2E5, Ireland.

Where: University College Dublin

Theme: 'Research Challenges in a Changing World'

Organising committee: Mary Kelly-Quinn (University College Dublin), Pascal Sweeney (Sweeney Consultancy), Eleanor Jennings (Dundalk Institute of Technology), Simon Harrison (University College Cork), Jay Piggott (Trinity College Dublin), Ben Malone (National Biodiversity Data Centre).


The theme of the morning session will be ‘Research Challenges in a Changing World ‘. This will cover research on issues such as microplastics and other emerging pollutants, multiple stressors including climate change and associated extreme events, invasive species, loss of high status sites as well as embracing new monitoring tools such as eDNA. 

This session will have 12-minute presentations (plus 3 minutes for questions) of well-advanced or completed projects. 


In the afternoon there will be 7-minute presentations (plus 3 minutes for questions) on other well-advanced projects and an opportunity to deliver a 2 minute elevator pitch for new projects.



Advance registration and payment of the €25 non-refundable booking fee is necessary at: before Friday, 9th  March.


If you would like to give a presentation on your research please email a title and abstract (150 words) to by the 23rd February.



National Biodiversity Data Centre

National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Co. Waterford

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