Research Opportunities



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 ITT Dublin.   

All positions must be filled and students registered by the 29th September 2017.

Minimum requirement: Applicants must hold, or expect to hold by September 2017, 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 ITT Dublin 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 September 2017 and a contribution towards project running costs.

*Note: Non-EU students must pay an additional non-EU postgraduate fee of €4,250 per annum.

Code Title Area Lead PI




Identifying and promoting effective workplace diversity strategies to achieve organisational success

Social Science/ Humanities/ Business Dr. Joe MacDonagh




‘Oui à la France’: Tracing the French Influence on the Work of George Moore (1852-1933) and John McGahern (1934-2006)

Humanities Dr. Eamon Maher




Cultural Representations of the Irish Pub

Humanities Dr. Brian Murphy




IOT system implementation towards a smart building solution for a satellite college

Electronic Engineering Dr. Andrew Donnellan




Optimum Implementation of Compound Compression of computer screen for real time image transmission in low network bandwidth environments

Electronic Engineering Mr. Richard Gahan




Measurement & Simulation of Head Impacts in Sport

Mechanical Engineering Mr. Stephen Tiernan




Hierarchical Topic Model in Streaming Text Corpora

Computing Science Dr. John Cardiff




Investigating the Mechanism of Copper-based Chemotherapeutic Complexes Under Controlled Oxygen conditions

Applied Science Dr. Bernie Creaven




Latent Fingerprint enhancement on Metallic surfaces for forensic analysis (E-PRINT)

Applied Science Prof. Eithne Dempsey




Using Probabilistic Models and Semantic Analysis in the Cloud to Detect Customer Trends in Social Media

Computing Science Dr. Fernando Perez Tellez




Stability Studies of a Natural Food Preservative

Applied Science Dr. Fintan Kelleher


Application forms are available by clicking the seperate Project Code links above or by emailing the Research Office in ITT Dublin. Please forward your completed application form along with a recent version of your CV and transcripts to


CLOSING DATE: Friday 30th June 2017 @ 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). 


For other vacancies that may arise, please check our HR Current Vacancies page

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