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The mission of the Irish Research Council is to enable and sustain a vibrant research community in Ireland by supporting excellent researchers in all disciplines from Arts to Zoology.

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Research for Policy & Society 2016: CALL NOW OPEN

The Irish Research Council seeks to enrich the pool of knowledge and expertise available and accessible for addressing Ireland’s current and future needs, whether societal, cultural or economic, by funding excellent research and researchers. In order to deliver on this part of its mandate, the Council has set out a strategic objective to maximise partnering and collaboration with societal...

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New Horizons Research Project Scheme: CALL NOW OPEN

The aim of the New Horizons Strand Interdisciplinary Award is twofold:

  • To encourage AHSS researchers to collaborate with STEM researchers on interdisciplinary projects that address societal challenges in the medium term under Horizon 2020. 
  • To help AHSS researchers to form new connections and build on existing national and international networks to develop pilot...

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Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2017: CALL NOW OPEN

The Irish Research Council has opened the 2017 call for the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship scheme.

This scheme offers scholarships for suitably qualified individuals to pursue a research master's or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline, at eligible higher education...

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#LoveIrishResearch BLOG: An ethnographic study of young Travellers’ experiences of urban space

on 28.09.16
Sindy Joyce is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology, University of Limerick. Her research addresses the original and important question of how anti-Traveller racism shapes young people’s use of and movement through public space. Sindy will feature in RTÉ's three-part series 'John Connors: The Travellers', in which actor John Connors...
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Vacancies at the Higher Education Authority

on 23.09.16
The Higher Education Authority currently has positions to fill for a Senior Database Manager and an IT Manager. The deadline for receipt of applications is 7 October at 5.30pm. Interviews will be held on 27 and 28 October. Information booklets are available at the following links: Senior Database Manager IT Manager

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