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. Helen Shaw

  • Member, Maynooth Green Campus Committee
  • Member of the Maynooth Green Campus Biodiversity Committee

 Emeritus Prof.John Sweeny

  • Member, Maynooth Green Campus Committee
  • Kildare County Council Heritage Forum

National service

Dr. Rowan Fealy

  • Invited stakeholder "Office of the Planning Regulator – Climate think-in"
  • Invited stakeholder "Climate Change Adaptation Sectoral Plan for Built & Archaeological Heritage"

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

Dr. Helen Shaw

  • Committee Member Irish Ecological Society
  • ESAI College Liaison

Emeritus Prof. John Sweeney

  • Director: An Taisce: The National Trust for Ireland
  • Invited Expert: Joint Oireachtas Committee on Climate Action
  • Member: Intel Community Advisory Panel

Prof. Peter Thorne

  • Climate Change Advisory Council Member

International service

Dr. Rowan Fealy

  • Participant in the WCRP-Euro CORDEX initiative​
  • International reviewer, Natural Environmental Research Council (NERC), UK Research and Innovation/British Research Council
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • National trainer – C3S Copernicus User Learning Services
  • Member, Editorial Board, Atmosphere

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) 

Emeritus Prof. John Sweeney

  • Expert Evaluator, Horizon 2020, Commission of the European Union.
  • Chair, Energy, Climate and Environmental Sciences, Danish Roadmap for Research Infrastructure.
  • External Examiner: Heidelberg University.

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 -