Research & Innovation

We specialise in technological developments across science, engineering and computer science domains, with strong communications focus, as well as policy and business drivers. These areas are reflected in our academic members in DCU – across all faculties of the University. Our research is technology focused in a policy rich environment and falls under four main thematic pillars:

Below is a list of our current projects by pillar:


Water & Health

Sustainable Agriculture



Data Management Plan (DMP) Template

In the DCU Water Institute we have adopted a DMP for each project. A template like the one below is used to gather meta data and project information and outline how data should be managed.

To view the DMP, please click here.