Our Research

SEMRU conducts research into a variety of marine related issues associated with the economics of fisheries, the marine environment and the rural development of coastal communities. SEMRU’s research program also involves the compilation of information in relation to economic and social patterns in Irish coastal communities as well as the economic activity taking place in the seas surrounding Ireland. Researchers, primarily economists, policy analysts, and computers scientists, identify, collect, analyze and interpret primary and secondary source information in relation to European marine activity.