Closing date (GMT)
|PhD Scholarship||WD/2015/20||Financing European SMEs- the case of family firms||Thursday, 13 August 2015 at 5pm|
|PhD Scholarship||WD/2015/06||Modelling the flow of fluids in two and three dimensional porous media with hysteresis operators||Thursday, 13 August 2015 at 5pm|
|PhD Scholarship||WD/2015/09||Design, synthesis and evaluation of novel organocatalysts towards the synthesis of biologically active oxindoles||Friday, 14 August 2015 at 5pm|
|PhD Scholarship||WD/2015/10||Enantioselective biocatalytic synthesis of ß-amino acids and amines||Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 5pm|
|PhD Scholarship||WD/2015/14||Optical fibre sensors for structural health monitoring and the built environment||Thursday, 27 August 2015 at 5pm|
Further information on the application and selection process is available in the Postgraduate Research Applications section of our website.
Why choose WIT?
WIT is a university-level education institution in the south-east of Ireland. It has over 10,000 students and 1,000 staff, and it supports a thriving research culture. Areas of R&D expertise include ICT, bio-pharma, eco-innovation, materials science, regional development, and health sciences. Researchers in WIT have substantial experience in coordinating projects and securing funding in these areas at national and EU level, with the Institute securing €20 million directly since 2007, while being involved in projects totalling over €140 million.
As a result of its work on collaborative research projects, WIT has built extensive alliances with leading industrial and academic partners across Europe. In working with local SMEs, the Institute plays a significant role in the South-East region’s economic development by creating an eco-system of research, industry and entrepreneurship. WIT also encompasses a purpose-built centre for commercialisation and business incubation in its ArcLabs facility, as well as dedicated research support and technology transfer offices.
Our commitment to excellence in research
WIT was the first Institute of Technology in Ireland to receive the "HR Excellence in Research" designation from the European Commission. This award acknowledges WIT as a stimulating work environment for researchers, providing attractive working conditions and equipping researchers with the broad skills and experience necessary to develop their research careers. Read more about our HR Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R).