Green Week 2022 | Monday 7 - 11 March | #TUDublinGreenWeek

Green Week 2022

Addressing the challenges facing the world and impacting positively on the planet and people

Monday 07 to Friday 11 March

TU Dublin Green Week is an annual celebration of innovation and partnerships, a chance to debate ideas and to showcase a living lab for environmental sustainability across Ireland's first Technological University. A wide range of events, activities and opportunities to participate in Green Week 2022 are provided below, with individual campus schedules also available.

Green Week Schedule

Download the All Event Schedule here

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event Title
07 March 13:00-14:00 Biodiversity Walk Grangegorman: Biodiversity and the Value of Nature, with Dr Ken Boyle Meet St Lawrence's Church Led by Ken Boyle & Sheona Foley
For any queries contact sheona.foley@tudublin.ie
08 March 9:30am ​ESHI 4th Annual International Women’s Day Seminar, 2022​ GW402, ESHI, Greenway Hub News | International Women's Day at TU Dublin | TU Dublin
08 March 12:00 - 14:00 Clean Up & Responsible Waste Awareness, with TU Dublin Student Volunteering Campus Grangegorman Come along grab an orange tshirt and hat and listen to the briefing about the clean up and responsible waste awareness activity. Hot drinks and refreshments available afterwards.
08 March 12:30-13:30 Unveiling of Painting Theodolite Rediscovered after the Event known as The Great Pummelling by artist Kevin Cosgrove, with TU Dublin President Prof David FitzPatrick St. Laurence’s Church, Hybrid Event, Link to follow, 03 March. News | International Women's Day at TU Dublin | TU Dublin
08 March 13:30-14:30 Launch of Athena Swan Action Plan St Laurence's Church, Granegorman News | International Women's Day at TU Dublin | TU Dublin
09 March 09:30 The Use of Reusables on Campus, the Circular Economy and Green Public Procurement Central Quad, Grangegorman Join the event here
09 March 09:30-11:00 The role of reusable cups on Campus, the Circular Economy and Green Public Procurement, with Sorcha Kavanagh Central Quad, Grangegorman Sorcha Kavanagh is Coordinator of the Conscious Cup Campaign
10 March 16:00-17.00 Being a Green Tourist, with Vicky Smith, Founder, www.earth-changers.com Online & Room 008 Central Quad,Grangegorman Being a Green Tourist
10 March Various An Inter faith Service to remember and recognize all those who died and worked throughout the Covid-19 Pandemic, hosted by TU Dublin Chaplaincy All https://www.tudublin.ie/for-students/student-services-and-support/student-wellbeing/pastoral-care-chaplaincy/contact-us/
11 March 9:00 - 13:00 ESHI 4th Annual Green Week Seminar, with six guest speakers GW402, ESHI, Greenway Hub, GG Doctoral students talk about topics as diverse as pollution dynamics in agriculture, bee communities and pedestrian tracking in remote spaces. Also talks on Zero Waste and the Grangegorman campus project.
11 March 13:30-17:00 Pop-up Bike Repair Shop, with Cycle Clinic Grangegorman Bike repairs with the Cycle Clinic
Week-long Library hours City Campus Library Park House, Grangegorman Display of books, journals, resources in library and social media

A schedule of activities on the TU Dublin City Campus (Grangegorman) is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event Title
09 March 10:00-13:30 Pop-up Bike Repair Shop, with Cycle Clinic Aungier St Bike repairs with the Cycle Clinic

A schedule of activities on the TU Dublin City Campus (Aungier Street) is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event Title
07 March 16:30 - 17:30 Peatland Restoration and Climate Mitigation - a talk by Carbon Researcher Stephen Barry Bolton Street Room 413 Stephen Barry is Lead Carbon Researcher at Bord na Móna and lectures at TU Dublin
08 March 10:00 - 12:00 Introduction to the Circular Economy, by the Rediscovery Centre with Steve O'Reilly Bolton Street Room 413 Brainstorming the Circular Economy with the Rediscovery Centre
09 March 10:00 - 13:00 Sustainable Development Goals Workshop: Issues and Solutions, hosted by MSc Sustainable Development Students Bolton St Room 413 Open workshop on SDGs by MSc Sustainable Development Students
09 March 14:00-15:00 Biodiversity data: putting the knowledge to good purpose, with Dr Declan Doogue Bolton St Room 413 Dr Declan Donoghue is a botanist, author and nature conservation advocate
10 March 12:00-13:00 Cloughjordan Ecovillage: Lessons Learned, with David Mooney Bolton St Room 446 David is Senior Planner at The Planning Partnership
11 March 9:30- 13:00 Pop-up Bike Repair Shop, with Cycle Clinic Bolton St. Bike repairs with the Cycle Clinic
11 March 11.00 - 12.00 "Climate, Biodiversity and Environment" - a talk by Dr Gerry Clabby Bolton St Rm 413 Dr Gerry Clabby is Environment Advisory and Research Unit, Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications
11 March 12:00-13:00 Energy Panel, with speakers from Bord na Mona, EirGrid, ESB, TU Dublin and UCD Bolton St Room 420 The Future of Renewables - a panel discussion on the role renewables will play in our future energy grid
11 March 13:00-15:00 Green Quiz Competition, hosted by students Bolton St Room 446 A green quiz contest run by MSc Sustainable Development Students
Week-long All day Nature of Nature - a week long exploration of nature, with Dr Ken Boyle on-site Information about the event

A schedule of activities on the TU Dublin City Campus (Bolton Street) is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event Title
07 March 10:00 - 13:30 Pop-up Bike Repair Shop, with Cycle Clinic Blanchardstown bike repairs with the Cycle Clinic
08 March 10:00 - 16.00 Urban Forest (Tree Planting), with Rachel Freeman Blanchardstown Drop in to our all day event, plant a tree - all materials provided (Meet on campus field beside the bus stop) - bring your spade if you have one :-)
08 March 12:00 to 13:00 Crassula Propagation Workshop, with Damian Cox Blanchardstown Crassula Propagation workshop with Damian Cox
08 March 13.00 to 15.00 Creating Sustainability Awareness Event, with Linda McWeeney & Mary Jane Webberley Blanchardstown Drop in to see students work on promoting sustainability awareness
09 March 11:00 to 15:00 SDG Awareness Session, with Martin Dillon Blanchardstown SDG awareness session with Martin Dillon
09 March 12:00 to 13:00 Technology & Sustainability, with Orla McMahon Blanchardstown WITU (Women in technology United)
09 March 13:00-14:00 Clean Up & Responsible Waste Awareness, with TU Dublin Student Volunteering Campus Blanchardstown TU Dublin Student Volunteering Campus Clean up on the Blancardstown campus
10 March 11:00-12:00 Biodiversity Recording App, with Nathalie Cazaux Blanchardstown Using Biodiversity data centre App
10 March 12:30 13:30 Climate Launchpad (staff), with Dr Sylvia Gavigan & Dr Deirdre Mcquillan Blanchardstown  
10 March 14:00-16:00 Climate Launchpad (students), with Dr Sylvia Gavigan & Dr Deirdre Mcquillan Blanchardstown  
Week-long Library hours Blanchardstown Library Blanchardstown Display of books, journals, resources in library and social media

A schedule of activities on the TU Dublin Blanchardstown campus is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event details
07 March 10:00 - 13.30 Pop-up Bike Repair Shop, with Cycle Clinic Tallaght bike repairs with the Cycle Clinic
09 March 10:00 - 12:00 Climate Launchpad (students), with Dr Sylvia Gavigan & Dr Deirdre Mcquillan Tallaght Registration form
09 March 12:00 - 13:00 Climate Launchpad (staff), with Dr Sylvia Gavigan & Dr Deirdre Mcquillan Tallaght In collaboration with the Synergy Centre
09 March 12:00 - 13:00 Tallaght District Heating System Presentation, with John O'Shea Tallaght, room 025 Codema; open to all; Room 025
Week-long Library hours Tallaght Library Tallaght Display of books, journals, resources in library and social media
Week-long All Day Daily Vegan Options in Main Canteen Tallaght KSG Catering
Week-long All week Engineers Week w/School of Engineering Tallaght various events and activities
12 March 10:00 - 12:00 Urban Forest (Tree Planting), with Phil Mulvaney & Sarah Maher Tallaght Urban Forests for City/Tallaght/Blanch

A schedule of activities on the TU Dublin Tallaght campus is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.

DateTimeEvent TitleLocationLink / event Title
07 March 13:00 - 14:00 Innovation & Intrapreneurship in the Renewable Energy Sector, with Jeff Walsh All - online Register on Eventbrite
08 March 5pm “Diversifying Power: Why We Need Antiracist, Feminist Leadership on Climate and Energy”, with Prof Jennie Stephens, Northeastern University, Boston, Discussant: Dr Seán Henry Online Register on Eventbrite
9th March 18.00 - 19.00 How Sustainable Finance Can Drive Positive Change, with Seán MacHale Online Sean McHale is head of Institutional Strategy, Sustainability and Growth, Bank of Ireland. email environment@tudublin.ie for link to talk
10th March 14.00-16.00 SDG Literacy Community of Practice Event, with Prof Zoe Robinson (Keele University), Jennifer Boyer, GASTA, Prof Aureliens Décamps and Estela Pilz (Sulitest) Online Join the event here
10th March 15.30 - 16.30 Provision for Active Travel – Fitting it into busy streets, with Prof Peter Jones OBE Online email environment@tudublin.ie for link (numbers restricted)
10th March 16:00-17.00 Being a Green Tourist, with Vicky Smith, Founder, www.earth-changers.com Online & Room 008 Central Quad,Grangegorman Being a Green Tourist
10th March 16:00 - 18:00 Single-Use Plastics in BioPharma and Virtual Tour, with Malcom Goggin All Register on Eventbrite

A schedule of all online activities for TU Dublin Green Week is available here.

Green Week is an opportunity to promote all aspects of sustainability as part of teaching, research and engagement at TU Dublin.

TU Dublin Green Week is an active part of Green Campus Ireland, a celebration of sustainability in education across third level campuses in Ireland, promoted by the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce – the National Trust for Ireland.