Ronan Courtney


Dr Ronan Courtney is a Senior Lecturer in Environmental Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Limerick, and his research group is developing ecologically engineered solutions for the effective management of extractive waste. With projects sponsored by Industry, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Enterprise Ireland, Irish Research Council (IRC) and Science Foundation Ireland (SFI), the group has developed International Best Practice and research outputs are assisting industry leaders to fulfil their environmental obligations while continuing to operate in a sustainable manner. Resource recovery, residue reuse, energy use and biodiversity enhancement are key areas addressed in the research objectives, an overview of which is presented at AStruM 2022 – Towards a Circular Economy.