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SETU Waterford offers a broad range of academic programmes from levels 6 to 10 on the national framework of qualifications across Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Computing.

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SETU Waterford offers a broad range of academic programmes from levels 6 to 10 on the national framework of qualifications across Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Computing.

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The Office for International Relations co-ordinates the admission, administration and support for international students throughout the course of their studies at SETU Waterford.

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SETU Waterfordis recognised as the leading research performer in the institute of technology sector with research activities that are internationally benchmarked, strategic, and economically relevant. Find out about the amazing multi disciplinary research under way

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From virtual events to conferences, talks, public lectures and happenings in on-campus venues SETU Waterford is a hub of activity. Stay up to date with our calendar of upcoming events.

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Read ALL the documentation from the funding agency and create a Criteria Sheet for yourself to ensure compliance with the funding bodies terms & conditions.

 Sample Criteria Sheet

 Research Project Life Cycle

Link to WIT's Gender Action Plan 
 

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Ethics Requirements

All SETU Waterford researchers, students and staff,  have a personal responsibility for meeting the ethical requirements in the conduct of their research. All researchers should, in the first instance, refer to Chapter 11 of the PG Regulations, seek advice from the supervisor and seek approval from the School or Department authorities for their proposed research activities.

The schedule of Research Ethics Committee Meetings can be found here.

If your research requires ethical approval, please fill in the Application for Ethical Approval form below and return to Monica Hearn  in  the Graduate Studies Office.

 Application for Ethical Approval of a Research Project

 Research Ethics Policy

 Ethics Policy for the use of SETU Waterford Students in Research

 Procedures for Implementation of Code of Conduct for Responsible Practice in Research

 Devolution of Ethical Approval to Departmental Level

WIT Data Protection Policy

Data Protection in the Health Sector

external link Research Grant Application Notification Form

 

Final Check List

(1)  Completed Application Form:

Ensure that the application is completed and all questions have been answered.

(2)  Authorised Institutional Signature:

Whose signature is required on the application form? This will normally be Dr Mark White, Vice President for Research, Innovation & Graduate Studies.

In the case of proposals to Enterprise Ireland, Kathryn Kiely, Industry Services Manager is also authorised to sign. 

Please arrange for signature at least 3 working days in advance.

(3)  Number and Type of Application Form Required:

Check the number of copies of the application form required and the type of application required i.e. is an electronic version also required by the funding body.

(4)  Transport:

  • How are you getting your proposal to the funding body?

  • Will you need a courier?  If so book courier a day in advance.

  • Are you sending it by post?  If so send it by registered post.

(5)  Submitting Completed Application Form:

All research proposals to external funding bodies must be submitted through the RSU.

When you submit your proposal through the RSU, we will help with all the final administrative procedures, such as collecting necessary signatures, university stamp and arranging couriers.
 

South East Research Sparks - The Third 

Running for the 3rd year, these collaboration events have formed the foundations for a highly innovative, collaborative and regionally impactful research community within SETU  

On Tues 5th April 2022 The third annual South East Research Sparks event took place with researchers from SETU Waterford and SETU Carlow showcasing their high quality, societally-relevant research. See here for a profile of each researcher that participated in the South East Research Sparks - The Third 

South East Research Sparks provided staff an opportunity to present to their colleagues on their current research projects and future plans, creating increased awareness of the research capabilities available across campuses, and room for future collaborations and joint research projects proposals.  

Over 26 researchers from SETU Waterford and SETU Carlow took part in the morning session which covered a variety of topics across Education, Computer Science, Physics, Social Care, Advanced materials, Health, Nutrition, Sport and more. 

Brochures from Previous years Sparks Events: 

Research Sparks the Sequel (2019)

Research Sparks (2018)

Please also see resources for researchers here where we have detail on Crowdhelix a collaboration platform for Horizon Europe Applications.