Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is one of Irelands leading research intensive Institutes of Technology with over €55M in research funding having been secured by the Institute within its prioritised research areas from both national and international sources. DkIT carries out translational research across ICT, Health, Ageing, Energy, Environment and Creative Arts domains with an emphasis on excellence and impact. The Institute recently secured significant funding from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) and the Department of Education and Skills, through the “Support for higher education landscape reforms” 2019 funding call, with an emphasis on enhancing postgraduate research provision and growing its number of postgraduate researchers at level 10.
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To this end applications are now invited for 11 fully funded three year PhD Studentships at Dundalk Institute of Technology which will be supported through the secured HEA Landscape funding. The Projects available are in the fields of ICT; Engineering; Physical, Biological and Environmental Sciences; History; Social Science and Business.
A full list of projects and associated eligibility criteria can be found on the DkIT website at www.dkit.ie/research/postgraduate-studies/postgraduate-research-opportunities/dkit-landscape-postgraduate-scholarships-2020.html
Successful applicants will be registered as full time postgraduate research students in the DCU-DkIT Graduate School. Each PhD position will be located on the DkIT campus and the PhD Degree will be awarded by Dublin City University.
Successful candidates shall receive a postgraduate stipend of €16,000 per annum, plus fees and a contribution to their direct research project costs. The duration of each PhD studentship is 3 years. Terms and conditions will apply.