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ECOBROKER is a free service web platform and events programme where academic and non-academic participants can network and share research ideas.

Current and future events

Details coming soon

Past events

EuroMAB 2019: 2-6 April 2019, Dublin Castle. Hosted by Dublin Bay Biosphere. Launch of webplatform as well as talk in Workshop #5: ‘Developing research forums/platforms & courses/qualifications to improve links between biospheres & research institutes’.

Earth Institute Showcase event 2020: 16 January, UCD. Workshop entitled: ‘Working with local government and practitioners’. Introductory talks: Tamara Hochstrasser (UCD, ECOBROKER initiator), and Enda Mullen (NPWS) with Nicola Marples (TCD) on their collaboration in studying badger ecology. Discussion on why and how researchers and practitioners work together.

IAIA21 (Virtual event): 18-21 May 2021. Presentation of paper by T. Hochstrasser and F. Renou-Wilson entitled ‘Practice-research collaboration initiated by the exchange of questions [pdf file]’.