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Aoife Murphy

My name is Aoife Murphy, and I am currently undertaking a master’s degree in Global Environmental Economics at the University of Galway. I am a recent graduate of UCD where I studied Sociology and Social Justice with a focus on socioeconomic disparity and climate justice. During my undergraduate degree, I interned at the Nevin Economic Research Institute where I produced a report aimed at mapping some of the many challenges associated with implementing a just transition across the Irish and Northern Irish Agricultural sector. I hope to pursue a career in social and economic research, particularly that which focuses on climate related issues, upon completing my master’s degree in the coming year.


Investigating the State of Climate Justice within Housing Conditions in Ireland

Aoife Murphy 14/11/2023

Introduction: During the final year of my bachelor’s degree at UCD, I was given the opportunity to research any matter of social injustice in depth for my capstone essay. I decided to explore the impact climate change can have on individuals within their day-to-day lives and how that can be compounded by existing inequalities within society. In …



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