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Funded under the HEA-TU4D POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS Fund 3 Master Degrees and 2 PhD Degrees

Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates for the following postgraduate research opportunities leading to the award of a Masters or PhD Degree by Research at The Institute of Technology, Tallaght 
All positions must be filled and students ready to start on 26th February 2018.

Minimum requiremenst: Applicants must hold an Honours degree (Grade 2:2 or higher) for the Masters degree, and a minimum award level of (Grade 2:1 or higher) for the PhD degree in the relevant area. For non-nationals, an IELTS score of >6.0 is also required. 

Successful Masters* Candidates will be eligible for a 24-month* scholarship
Successful PhD* candidates will be eligible for a 48-month* scholarship Fund under the HEA-TU4D Postgraduate Research Scholarships, which will provide a stipend of €10,000 per annum, full EU college fees paid* for 2 years Masters and for 4 years for PhD commencing February 2018 and a contribution towards project running costs for PhD only.

**Note: Non-EU students must pay an additional non-EU postgraduate fee per annum

Code Title Area Lead PI

PHEA1701
(Masters)

Using Computational Methods to Improve the Therapeutic Potential of new Antibiotics to address the Antimircobial Resistance (AMR) Crisis Computational Chemistry & Biology Dr Fintan Kelleher

PHEA1702
(Masters)

Automatic Methods for seeking similarity in Concepts of Large Datasets: A Recommendation System for IT incident resolution Computing – Natural Language Processing Dr. Fernando Perez Tellez
PHEA1703
(Masters)
Big Data Deep Learning from Annual Reports: Developing data analytic tools and business models Data Analytics with Business Applications Dr John Burns / Dr Garvan Whelan
PHEA1704
(PhD)
Investigating mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in bacterial pathogens associated with community acquired pneumonia Microbiology, Disease  Dr. Gordon Cooke
PHEA1705
(PhD)
Targeting Therapies for Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections Bioinorganic Chemistry Dr. Bernie Creaven

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 2nd February 2018 @ 17:00

Applicants called for interview must attend in person and/or be available to interview via video link (telephone only interviews are not allowed). 

Application forms are available by clicking the separate Project Code links above or by emailing the Research Office in the Institute of Technology, Tallaght. Please forward your completed application form along with a recent version of your CV and transcripts to ResearchAdministration@it-tallaght.ie
 

 

Funded under the ITT Dublin President’s Research Award Scheme 2017

Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates for the following postgraduate research opportunities leading to the award of a Masters Degree by Research at The Institute of Technology, Tallaght 

All positions must be filled and students ready to start on 26th February 2018.

Minimum requirement: Applicants must hold an Honours degree (Grade 2:2 or higher) in the relevant area. For non-nationals, an IELTS score of >6.0 is also required. 

Successful candidates will be eligible for a 20 month scholarship under the Institute of Technology, Tallaght's President's Research Award Scheme 2017 which will provide a stipend of €10,000 per annum, full EU college fees paid* for 2 years commencing February 2018 and a contribution towards project running costs.

**Note: Non-EU students must pay an additional non-EU postgraduate fee per annum

Code Title Area Lead PI

 

PPRA1712

 

Evaluating exosomes as potential therapeutic drug delivery systems

Applied Science - Biology Dr. Gordon Cooke

PPRA1713

Design of New Azole Macromolecules for Use in Medical Implants and Sensing Applications Applied Science - Organic Synthesis Dr. Adirenne Fleming

PPRA1714

Evaluating the work rate and physiological demands of hurling Sports Science Mr. Kieran Collins

PPRA1715

The Obesity Paradox - Understanding the protective role of Body Fat in Heart Disease. Applied Science - Cellular Metabolism, Biochemistry, Immunology, Physiology & Cardiology Dr. Colin Murphy
PPRA1716
 
Dublin Smart City Integration Analysis and Visualisation Computing - Data Integration; Data Analytics; Data Visualisation. Dr. Martin O'Connor
PPRA1717
 
Critical Success Factors for Public Private Partnerships in Irish educational projects Business & Humanities - Performance measurement in the public sector Ms. Gail Sheppard

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday 19th January 2018 @ 17:00


Applicants called for interview must attend in person and/or be available to interview via video link (telephone only interviews are not allowed). 

Application forms are available by clicking the separate Project Code links above or by emailing the Research Office in the Institute of Technology, Tallaght. Please forward your completed application form along with a recent version of your CV and transcripts to ResearchAdministration@it-tallaght.ie


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