Funded Research Opportunities

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Funded Research Opportunities

There are currently three funded research postgraduate opportunities. Please check back again soon as new opportunities may arise. To apply for scholarships please download the Funded Research Postgraduate Application Form and return completed applications to [email protected]

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Project Title Closing Date
Pre- and post-weaning nutritional strategies to increase piglet growth and reduce antimicrobial usage Friday 3rd April 2020 at 4pm GMT
Internal biosecurity and management strategies in farrowing and weaner houses to increase piglet growth and reduce antimicrobial usage Friday 3rd April 2020 at 4pm GMT
Establishing an Innovation Footprint in the Cultural Quarter of a Regional Capital City
Friday 24th of April 2020 at 4pm GMT


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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 in excess of €37 million directly since 2007, while being involved in projects totalling over €277 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).