Scholarships and grants for postgraduate students
- PhD studentship in Bioanalysis - closing date 16th July
- IRC Employment Based Postgraduate Programme 2014 - closing date 22nd July
- San José - Dublin Sister City Programme Exchange Scholarship 2014 - closing date 25th July
- PhD studentship in Biotherapeutics for Chronic Pain - closing date 31st August
- Ulysses Research Programme for 2014 - closing date 12th September
Applications are invited for a postgraduate studentship position (MSc leading to PhD) at Dublin City University, to start September 2014.
Applications are invited by email and should include the (i) candidate’s CV, (ii) the names of two referees (one of whom should be an academic) and (iii) a clear outline of why this postgraduate opportunity is of interest to the candidate. Suitable applicants should hold or expect to hold a First Class or Upper Second Class Honours Science degree. Experience in cell culture techniques and Flow Cytometry, although not essential, would be an advantage.
The student will receive a stipend of €16,000 excluding student fees which will be paid by Alltech. This project is funded by Alltech Inc.
Application deadline: Wednesday July 16th 2014.
A four-year Ph.D. position is available for a highly imaginative and self-motivated candidate to work on an exciting inter-disciplinary project based in the International Centre for Neurotherapeutics (ICNT), Dublin City University. This will focus on the development of a new generation of biotherapeutics to block the release of pro-inflammatory cytokines and/or neuropeptides for treating chronic inflammatory and neuropathic pain.
Applications are invited from able, creative, progressive and efficient graduate researchers with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
- Molecular Biology
- Molecular Cellular Neurobiology
- Expression and purification of recombinant proteins
- Immuno-cytochemistry, microscopy (confocal and multi-photon) and imaging
Qualifications: Candidates must possess or be expected to obtain a B.Sc. (preferably first class honours) and/or M.Sc. degree in Biological Sciences and have relevant laboratory experience, good communication and a deep commitment to research in biotherapeutics.* Note: in-depth training can be provided in specialised techniques to bright, receptive new graduates.
Remuneration: Stipend of €18,000 + DCU tuition fees of €5,500 p.a. for four years
Initial enquiries: C.V. and 3 confidential recommendation letters should be e-mailed as soon as possible to: Dr. Jiafu Wang, E-mail: email@example.com; Phone: (01)7007769
Closing date: 31st August 2014
Ulysses Research Programme for 2014: Call now open! The programme offers grants of up to 2 x €2,500 to Irish and French researchers to support visits linked to mutual research projects. The grants covers travel and subsistence costs.
Applications from researchers at an early stage of their academic career will be favourably received.
Closing date for receipt of applications: 12th September 2014
Visit the IRC website for more information: http://research.ie/scheme/ulysses-2014
For other funding opportunities that currently exist within DCU research centres/faculties please visit the individual webpages:
- National Centre for Plasma Science and Technology (NCPST)
- National Centre for Sensor Research (NCSR)
- National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology (NICB)
- National Institute for Digital Learning (NIDL)
- Research Institute for Networks and Communications Engineering (RINCE)
- International Centre for Neurotherapeutics (ICNT)
- Centre for Digital Video Processing
- Centre for International Studies
- Centre for Society, Information and Media (STEM)
- Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Teaching and Learning (CASTeL)
- Centre for Translation and Textual Studies (CTTS)
- LInK: The Learning, Innovation and Knowledge Research Centre
- Materials Processing Research Centre (MPRC)
- Vascular Health Research Centre (VHRC)
- National Centre for Technology in Education (NCTE)
- National Centre for Language Technology (NCLT)
- Centre for Software Engineering
- Biomedical Diagnostics Institute (BDI)
- DCU Faculty of Engineering and Computing
- DCU Faculty of Science and Health
- DCU Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
- DCU Business School
DCU Fiontar Masters bursaries:
- MSc i nGnó agus i dTeicneolaíocht an Eolais: Five scholarships of €2,000 each for the five students who do best in the first year of the course. See Fiontar scholarships webpage for more information.
TRAVEL GRANT ONLY AVAILABLE (UP TO SEPTEMBER 2014) TO STUDENTS IN RECEIPT OF MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP PAYMENTS.
Each postgraduate research student (full-time or part-time) can apply for one €500 travel grant in the period of his or her studentship. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. See below for the application procedure. All paperwork to go to Jonny Hobson in the Graduate Studies Office (Room AG40, Albert College, tel #5136).
2. Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)