ESRC Festival of Social Science 2020: Exploring the impact of climate change in coastal communities in Ireland and Wales

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For communities across the coast, coastal management and the growing need to adapt to climate change are central to their future. The Irish Sea and its coastal communities across Ireland and Wales are directly impacted by climate change. Through the Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT) project, a multi-partner project, we are working to support coastal communities in […]

Coastal Communities Adapting Together Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice Across Borders

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As climate change and sustainability become central elements of policy making there is an opportunity to learn from others and to build on existing best practice in coastal management, climate change and adaptation. The Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT) event hosted by Fingal County Council and Cardiff University brought  together a diverse range of practitioners […]

How virtual reality can support field trips

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CCAT hosted a webinar about virtual reality (VR) field trips on 19th May - 11am to 1pm  The event set out to demonstrate how immersive VR can assist or enhance field trips, give practical advice on how to create one, and discuss the psychology behind the use of VR for behaviour change. Speakers Dr. Abey […]

CCAT 2021: Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice Across Borders 2021 – 19th to 21st Oct. 2021

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Following the success of our first CCAT cross border event in 2020, the CCAT held a second virtual networking and knowledge exchange event, Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT): Exchanging Knowledge and Best Practice across borders on October 19th, 20th and 21st 2021. As we explored in our event in 2020, coastal communities are at the forefront of […]

Minecraft building competition

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CCAT is holding an online Minecraft building competition for children aged 10 to 12 years old who lived in the Fingal area. The competition will run online from 10 am to 11.30 am on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st Oct. 2021. The winner of the competition will receive 3,500 Minecoins. To register please email saul.crowley@fingal.ie The […]

Building Climate Action Locally: Tools from the CCAT Project

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Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT) held its project closure event on 2nd Feb. 2022 to showcase the tools that were developed for community engagement during the project. The event opened with a message from the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins which can be read here. The guest speaker was Vicky Brown, CCAT Advisory Group […]