Dr Eoin Lettice is a lecturer in plant science at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) and the Environmental Research Institute (ERI) at University College Cork, Ireland. He is the academic advisor to the University College Cork Arboretum.
His research interests include plant pathology, biological control, soil biology, sustainable agriculture as well as the role of urban trees and green spaces. He is PI and Co-PI on a number of ongoing projects in the areas of sustainable agriculture and urban trees/green spaces. His research has been funded by the Irish Research Council, Science Foundation Ireland, Department of Agriculture and Enterprise Ireland, amongst others.
Eoin is Co-PI on the "UCC Open Arboretum Project" and the SFI-funded "Tree Explorers" project which make use of the newly-accredited UCC Arboretum for research, teaching and outreach. Eoin is a vocal advocate for urban trees.
Eoin teaches various modules across a broad range of academic programmes including the BSc Applied Plant Biology, Diploma in Specialty Food Production and the Postgraduate Diploma in Irish Food Culture.