TCD Botany has an active, internationally recognised research profile, bringing in over €220,000 in research funding each year, supporting a lively postgraduate community, research assistants and research fellows. As part of the Trinity Centre for Biodiversity Research and the Centre for the Environment, research in Botany addresses many issues of global importance for sustainability, including food and energy security, climate change and the consequences of biodiversity loss.
- Molecular phylogenetics
- Plant systematics
- Conservation ecology
- Forest and tropical ecology
- Plant-animal interactions
- Water technology
If you are interested in postgraduate (PhD/MSc) research, click here. Occasionally, established international researchers spend their sabbatical time in the department; if you are interested in doing this, please contact the Head of Department.
To see a list of publications from the department, click here.