Name of the organization/project in the original language: 
University College Dublin - Earth Institute
Name of the organization/project in English: 
University College Dublin - Earth Institute
Please select the type of your organization/project: 
Research institute
Please indicate the mandate/goals/activities of your organization/project.: 
The UCD Earth Institute provides research-driven solutions to the most pressing global environmental challenges – current and future - facing society. The Institute currently comprises over 80 principal investigators and their teams with multidisciplinary expertise, collaborating to identify solutions to challenges such as: Climate Change & Natural Hazards Finite Natural Resources Sustainable Built Environment Work on these challenges is underpinned by expertise in a number of key disciplines such as: Water, Climate, Energy & Resources, Built Environment, Ecology and Evolution, Natural Hazards & Risk, Environmental Policy & Behaviour and Crops for the future.
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
We are currently an active member of the COBWEB consortium - https://cobwebproject.eu/. As such, we are collaborating closely with a number of groups who seek to harness the potential of Citizen Science. Note that we have recently published in this domain - see http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11036-016-0682-z