Funded Research Opportunities

Postgraduate StudiesFunded Research Opportunities

Funded Research Opportunities

There is currently nineteen funded research postgraduate opportunity. 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]

Download Application Form

Download the Funded Research Postgraduate Application Form

Title Closing Date
Internet of Nano Things for the Next Generation Theranostics of Brain Glioblastomas Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Development of a water soluble formulations of fatty acids

Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT

Vanadium-Iron Flow Batteries for Storage of Renewable Energy

Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT

An Exploration of the Nature of Personal Engagement in Research Work in Institutes of Technology in Ireland (SPaRC)

Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT

Assessing Human-Wildlife Conflict: Predation risk vs. perception in a recovering carnivore Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Screening of commercial and novel lipase enzymes towards the synthesis of bioactive carbohydrate fatty acid derivatives and for application in enantioselective synthesis. Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Assembling Depreciation:  Exploring the Political Economy of an Accounting Concept Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Bridging the gap between conservation genetics and red squirrel conservation management Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Understanding Critical Communities On and Offline: Irish Feminist Networks in a Post-Repeal Era Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Shell waste from Aquaculture: Waste product or untapped resource? Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Triumphs and tribulations: An ethnographic approach to understanding academia as a site for activism Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
A Little Gallic Flair for a Small Irish City? Intoxicating Scenes for Creative Cities Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Development of an enhanced gene therapy for Canavan disease using directed evolution Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Aerosol Jet Printing of Dissolving Microneedle Arrays for the Transdermal Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
An exercise intervention for prostate cancer Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Investigating the potential of seaweed extracts for use as biopesticides against the forest regeneration pest the Large Pine Weevil Hylobius abietis and some common weed species Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Investigation of the efficacy of novel foliar and seed fertilisers in arid and high saline soils Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Nano-enhanced Contact Lenses for the Treatment of Ocular Disease Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT
Optimising the microbial quality of liquid feed for pigs: a microbiome-targeted approach Friday 26th of April 2019 at 5pm GMT

 

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 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).