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Funded Research Opportunities

There are currently three funded research postgraduate opportunites. Please check back again soon as new opportunities may arise.

Funding Agency Title Closing Date
Dept of Agriculture Research Stimulus Fund

Rearing strategies for dairy heifers

28th February 2017 at 5pm
Irish Manufacturing Research Centre 3D-Printing of Metal Components: Development and integration of metrological methods and materials within the additive manufacturing process

open at present, closing date to be confirmed

Dept of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Optimising OSR Management from sowing to flowering in a mild climate 3rd March 2017

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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 €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).