ICARUS researchers have made substantial contributions to university, national and international bodies and activities. Ongoing activities are detailed here. Historical activities are detailed below the fold.

Service to University

Dr. Rowan Fealy and Dr. Conor Murphy

  • Convenors of the cluster on Climate and Environmental Change​

Dr. Stephen McCarron

  • Member, Faculty of Social Science Research Committee
  • Department of Geography Representative, Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Member, Irish Universities Association Marine Research Advisory Group

Dr. Gerard McCarthy

  • Member of Dept. of Geography Research Committee
  • Geog. Dept. Seminar Series Organiser

Dr. Rod Teck and Emeritus Prof.John Sweeny

  • Member, Maynooth Green Campus Committee

Emeritus Prof.John Sweeney

  • University Representative: Kildare County Council Heritage Forum

National service

Dr. Rowan Fealy

  • ​Member, Royal Irish Academy Climate Change Committee
  • Committee member, Future Earth Ireland, Royal Irish Academy​

Dr. Stephen McCarron

  • Correspondent, International Association of Cryospheric Sciences (IACS)

Dr. Gerard McCarthy

  • Member of the Irish Scientific Council for Ocean Research (SCOR) Committee

Dr. Conor Murphy

  • Member, Irish National Committee for the International Hydrological Programme​
  • Member, Advisory Committee on Climate Change for Implementation of the Water Framework Directive​
  • Member of the National Climate Change Adaptation Committee

Dr. Simon Noone 

  • Member on the committee of the Irish Meteorological Society

Emeritus Prof. John Sweeney

  • President: An Taisce: the National Trust for Ireland
  • Member: Council for Justice and Peace of the Irish Episcopal Conference
  • Board Member: Friends of the Earth Ireland
  • Member: Intel Community Advisory Panel

International service

Dr. Rowan Fealy

  • Participant in the WCRP-Euro CORDEX initiative​

Dr. Stephen McCarron 

  • Member, Local Organising Committee INQUA 2019, Dublin

Dr. Gerard McCarthy

  • Steering committee of the North Atlantic Virtual Institute (NAVIS)
  • Member of the editorial board of Weather

Dr. Conor Murphy

  • Member, editorial board of the International Journal of Extreme Events​
  • Review Editor Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) Global Assessment Report 3​

Dr. Simon Noone 

  • Associated expert for the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) Commission for Climatology
  • Working Group on Climate Data Exchange (WG-CDE) 

Prof. Peter Thorne

  • Chair, GCOS Working Group on the GCOS Reference Upper Air Network 2003-
  • Member, WMO Infrastructure Commission Study Group on GBON 2020-
  • Member, WMO Infrastructure Commission Standing Committee on Earth Observing Systems and Monitoring 2020-
  • Technical Lead, Copernicus Climate Change Service Global Land and Marine Observations Database 2017-
  • CLA IPCC WG1 AR6 Chapter 2 (observations) 2018-
  • Member, BIPM Consultative Committee on Thermometry Task Team on the Environment 2014 -

Emeritus Prof. John Sweeney

  • Committee of the Shanghai Climate Change Research Center
  • Expert Evaluator, Qatar National Research Programme, Government of Qatar