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Job Vacancy

Ground Investigations Ireland are recruiting a Geo-Environmental Scientist/Engineer. The successful candidate will work on a broad range of Geo-Environmental projects. The role will focus mainly on environmental projects with scope to provide input into geotechnical focused projects.
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Irish Geological Research Meeting

The Irish Geological Research Meeting (IGRM) is an all-Island annual event hosted by the geoscience departments in Ireland. This year, IGRM is hosted by University College Dublin, and will take place from 1st-3rd March 2019. Abstract submission is open until 11th February 2019, contributions from researchers based in Ireland or anyone else working on any aspect of the geoscience of Ireland are welcome! Registration is open until 18th February 2019 and admission to the conference is free.
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Groundwater Relief

Groundwater Relief are seeking experienced field hydrogeologists to join their Rapid Response Unit. To apply send a covering letter, CV, application form and two references to admin@groundwater-relief.org
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Job Vacancy

Arup are currently seeking a Senior Hydrogeologist to join a specialist team of groundwater practitioners located in Dublin, Ireland. The team is responsible for hydrogeological input to a portfolio of exciting, varied and multi-disciplinary projects and for groundwater-specific projects covering groundwater resources, groundwater engineering and environmental impact assessment both in Ireland and internationally. This is a 12 month Fixed Term contract with the possibility of obtaining a of attaining a full time permanent position thereafter.
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IAH 2019 Conference Dates

Please note and mark your calendars for the next annual IAH Groundwater Conference which will be on the 30th April and 1st May. Further details will follow in the new year.
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Vacancy - Geosyntec Dublin

Geosyntec is seeking an exceptional project-level hydrogeologist to help grow our contaminated site assessment and remediation practice in Ireland and the UK. This position is suited to a talented, highly motivated individual who is interested in contributing to innovative and challenging projects.
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Burdon Secretary Report

The Burdon Secretary's Report was delivered at the IAH (Irish Group) 2018 AGM that took place on Tuesday 20th November 2018. The invited guest speaker this year was Dr. Adrian Healy from the Water Research Institute, Cardiff University. The presentation was entitled 'Exploiting Groundwater Resources in Urban Africa: Understanding Choices and Consequences.'
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Job Vacancy

Ground Investigations Ireland are recruiting a Geo-Environmental Scientist/Engineer. The successful candidate will work on a broad range of Geo-Environmental projects. The role will focus mainly on environmental projects with scope to provide input into geotechnical focused projects.
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Groundwater Practitioners List

Geological Survey Ireland is compiling a list of hydrogeologists/groundwater practitioners working in Ireland. This is to update the current list. Hhydrogeologists/groundwater practitioners are invited to submit basic information on their company/sole trader entity for inclusion on the list.
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Land Use and Water Quality Conference

The fourth Land Use and Water Quality Conference (a conference on the cutting edge of science, management and policy to minimise effects of agriculture and land use changes on the quality of groundwater and surface waters) takes place in Aahus, Denmark in June 2019.
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Job Vacancy at CDM Smith

CDM Smith require an Environmental Scientist to join their Dublin office team. The role will involve a significant amount of field/site work with the remainder spent doing office-based work.
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Job Vacancy at CDM Smith

CDM Smith require a Geologist/Hydrogeologist to join their Dublin office team. The role will involve travel (mainly in Ireland) and occasional overnight stays.
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Call for Sponsorship of IAH Student Bursary Scheme

Each year IAH (Irish Group) have a call for sponsorship to continue the tradition of providing some support to the Hydrogeologists of tomorrow, and to encourage their contribution to the development of groundwater understanding. We are contacting our membership and colleagues directly and asking that, if you feel it is appropriate, you would bring the request for support of the IAH (Irish Group) scheme for 2018 to the attention of your company on our behalf. If you/your company are in a position to support the scheme please send an email.
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Job Vacancy

Arup currently have a requirement for a Junior Hydrogeologist to join the Infrastructure team in Dublin for work on projects locally and internationally. They are seeking candidates that can deliver work of the highest standard to demanding deadlines along with excellent communication skills.
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Job Vacancy

OCSC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior / Principal Environmental Consultant to join their Environmental Division in Dublin. The position would suit a motivated, practical and adaptable individual who has the ambition to work in an established, progressive and innovative multidisciplinary consultancy.
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Job Vacancy

RPS is seeking a suitable candidate for a Hydrogeologist role for their office in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. The position will be based in Dublin with a mixture of office and field based work, there will also be opportunities for short term trips overseas, primarily to Europe and Africa.
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Hydrogeology Vacancy for Overseas Assignment, Bangladesh

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Groundwater Relief are looking for an MSC qualified hydrogeologist with at least two years experience to work on a well drilling project in Cox's Bazaar, Bangladesh. If you are intending to apply, please contact David Ball by email (davidbal@indigo.ie) or phone (087-81470230) who will be able to discuss the assignment with you.
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Hydrogeology Photos

The IAH Irish Group committee are requesting any photographs with a hydrogeology theme for use on the photo gallery of the website, and in particular, one or two photographs which can be used for an exhibition stand which is being prepared/designed in time for the annual conference in April. The stand will also be used at other conferences to raise awareness of the IAH and hydrogeology. Please send them in to Damien Doherty at damien.doherty@dccae.gov.ie.
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MSc in Applied Environmental Geology

University College Cork and the School of Biological Earth and Environmental Sciences have a few places left for the MSc in Applied Environmental Geology. It is a full-time multidisciplinary degree running for 12 months from the date of first registration for the programme. A 24 month part time option is also available.
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KINDRA Project

The EU funded KINDRA project has officially launched the European Inventory for Groundwater Research (EIGR) to the public. This tool allows registered users to explore and share groundwater research findings, including scientific papers, technical reports, hydrogeological maps, book chapters, etc. Questions on the Irish contribution to date on KINDRA and the EIGR can be sent to info@igi.ie.
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IAH Student Membership

Studying groundwater in your degree, or thinking about a career in this area? Whether you are looking for information for your latest assignment or are wanting to make the right choices after your course, IAH membership can help. We offer generous student discounts.
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ECHN Student Membership

The Early Career Hydrogeologists' Network (ECHN) is an official network of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) providing a forum for hydrogeologists at the start of their professional or academic career. Students are encouraged to join.
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Bob Aldwell Awarded Honourary Membership of IAH

Bob Aldwell has been awarded National Honorary Membership of the International Association of Hydrogeologists Irish Group in recognition of his role as a founding member and his lasting contribution to hydrogeology in Ireland.
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New Website

The new EPA HydroNet website contains river and lake water level, river flow and groundwater level data collected by the EPA/LAs, and links to data collected by other organisations in Ireland.
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New website

Catchments.ie will make it easier for people to get information about the quality of their local river, lake, estuary or the hidden waters below ground.
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Textbook

The seminal textbook, Groundwater, by Freeze and Cherry (1979) has recently been made available for download as a PDF.
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