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The Geological Survey collaborates with several national and international research groups, agencies and organisations. Our various programmes also carry out research. We provide research funding for geoscientists through a number of mechanisms. This is all supported by our Research roadmap.  

​This section highlights all the research carried out by staff in the Geological Survey.

​Details about current open calls and recently closed calls.

The Research Roadmap is an outline strategy and implementation plan to deliver the Research programme. 2020 - Geoscience for PolicyGSI's annual conference, Geoscience2020 – Geoscience for Policy, was held online. The conference showcased key areas of GSI's work programme which are providing decision-making evidence for policy-makers and planners nationally. 20/11/2020 00:00:00 reports launchedNew developments in geoscience and technology means geothermal energy is no longer limited to volcanic areas of the world, but has real potential for heating buildings here in Ireland, according to two new reports from the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC) and Geological Survey Ireland (GSI). 18/11/2020 00:00:00 Energy for District Heating in Ireland18/11/2020 00:00:00 framework for assessing the potential impact of climate change on groundwater resources in Ireland28/10/2020 00:00:00