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PhD research scholarships to be associated with the Health Research Institute (HRI) and the National Institute for Studies in Education (NISE).

NISE and HRI PhD Scholarships

The Faculty of Education and Health Sciences is sponsoring PhD research scholarships to be associated with the Health Research Institute (HRI) and the National Institute for Studies in Education (NISE). Six scholarships will be available for 2018/19 registration. The scholarships are for new PT or FT entrants and will cover fees and an annual pro rata stipend of €10000. The successful candidate and their supervisory team will be expected to participate in scholarly activities related to the relevant Institute.

We welcome applications for the projects below which are based on our interdisciplinary research themes.

HRI Research Themes

Lifestyle and Health

Health Services Delivery

Technology Enhanced Health

Public Patient Involvement* (*Crosscutting theme)

Projects

  1. Stress, reactivity and heart disease: a lifespan perspective
  2. Towards An Integrated Self-Monitoring SolutIoN for Stroke/TIA: TASMIN5S
  3. Understanding post-traumatic stress, growth and resilience: a group based approach
  4. Nature and Well-Being: A Campus Wide Approach
  5. Treatment burden in routine technological interventions in rehabilitation
  6. Engaging stakeholder perspectives to improve evidence implementation in musculoskeletal shoulder pain.
  7. Transitions of Care in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease
  8. Irish Rugby Injury Surveillance Project: Monitoring and Prevention of Injury in Schools and Women’s’ Rugby Union
PhD research scholarships to be associated with the Health Research Institute (HRI) and the National Institute for Studies in Education (NISE).

NISE Research Themes

Wellbeing, Inclusion and Social Justice

STEM Education

Education Leadership and Policy

Teaching and Teacher Education

Projects

  1. Teaching and promoting innovative assessment in teacher education
  2. The learning and development of out of field teachers of mathematics
  3. Teaching for Mental Health: Leveraging virtual reality to improve outcomes for students mental health and wellbeing
  4. Reflective practice in teacher education: exploring the application and impact of different models in teacher education programmes

Candidates both EU and non-EU are encouraged to engage with the relevant project supervisors in advance of submitting an application to discuss the project in more detail and candidate’s subject expertise.

In order to be eligible for the PhD scholarship, you should fulfil all of the following criteria:

  • First class undergraduate or master’s degree in relevant discipline to each topic from a recognised higher education institution.
  • Not yet registered for PhD elsewhere.

It is expected that interview dates for successful applications will be held sometime between 2nd to 13th of July.

Applications can be completed by clicking the link here by Thursday 21st of June at 5pm. Please upload your CV to the system.

For further information on the projects please see here.

PhD research scholarships to be associated with the Health Research Institute (HRI) and the National Institute for Studies in Education (NISE).

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