Rialtas na hÉireann | Government of Ireland

A National Conversation on Research in Ireland

Tell us your idea for what researchers in Ireland should explore to create a better future

What is it?

Creating Our Future is an opportunity for everyone in Ireland to give ideas on how to make our country better for all. From science, the environment, health and education to poverty, the arts, diversity and inclusion - all ideas are welcome that can inspire researchers to help make a better future for Ireland.

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Why are we doing it?

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the importance and value of research and innovation in our lives. As a forward-thinking country, we must ask how research can help meet the opportunities and challenges facing our society over the coming years. Creating our Future opens up this question to all. Your ideas will inspire research projects that make a positive impact on our wellbeing.

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What is the process?

Upcoming Events

21st September, 11:00 - 12:30

Online workshop to explore simple techniques to help identify misinformation

ADAPT - Debunked

This interactive online workshop will explore the topic of misinformation and will present simple techniques to help identify misinformation.

23rd September, 16:30 - 18:00

There’s No Place Like A Smart Home… Or Is There?’: Researchers’ Night at TCD

ADAPT Citizens' Think-Ins

Join ADAPT researchers to discuss the impact of smart home technology and devices on our lives.

24th September 2021 - 25th October

Creating Our Future Roadshow

Creating Our Future Roadshow

Creating Our Future will be taking to the road and visiting towns across Ireland. Bringing the local community together with members of the research community to grab a cuppa and discuss what the local community would like researchers to do to create a better future.

Keep an eye on the Creating Our Future website for exact location details in your town.