Digital Encounters with the Past: IRC-supported Research

Digital Encounters with the Past: IRC-supported Research

The Irish Research Council (IRC) is hosting a free online panel event ‘Digital Encounters with the Past’ as part of the Dublin Festival of History 2021 that will showcase some of the most exciting digital humanities research in Ireland today.

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New Foundations Scheme Funding Announced for 76 New Foundations projects

New Foundations Scheme Funding Announced for 76 New Foundations projects

The Irish Research Council is providing funding for its 76 New Foundations projects that will bring researchers and community/voluntary organisations together to share knowledge and develop new insights to help create a better society for all. New Foundations Scheme Funding The 76 projects will reach out across communities to look at diverse issues, including those […]

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SFI-IRC Pathway Programme

SFI-IRC Pathway Programme

Science Foundation Ireland and the Irish Research Council have opened a call for the SFI-IRC Pathway Programme. The programme supports the development of research talent across all disciplines. The SFI-IRC Pathway Programme 2021 call supports talented postdoctoral researchers t across all disciplines to carry out excellent research. Funding from this programme will enable excellent early […]

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New Foundations Programme Open for Applications

New Foundations Programme Open for Applications

The Irish Research Council has opened a call for applications for its New Foundations research programme, which falls under the  Government’s Shared Island initiative. The New Foundations programme will support up to ten awards, with a maximum value of €20,000 each and will be funded by the Shared Island unit of the Department of the […]

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Maynooth University Research Projects Receive Awards

Maynooth University Research Projects Receive Awards

Ten Maynooth University research projects are to receive funding from the Irish Research Council (IRC). Funding for the ‘New Foundations’ projects will bring researchers and community/voluntary organisations together to share knowledge and develop new insights to help create a better society for all. Listed below are the Maynooth University projects set to receive funding. Aisling […]

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Additional Funding of €3.2 million to the Irish Research Council

Additional Funding of €3.2 million to the Irish Research Council

Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science  has announced an increase in the value of the Irish Research Council’s research scholarships and fellowships. The enhanced funding of €3.2 million to the Council will better support postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers in Ireland across all disciplines, and directly benefits close to […]

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Twenty UK-Ireland Social Sciences Research Collaborations Announced

Twenty UK-Ireland Social Sciences Research Collaborations Announced

The Irish Research Council (IRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – part of UK Research and Innovation – have issued an innovative joint call supporting 20 new collaborations between Ireland-based and UK-based researchers who work across the breadth of the social sciences. The networking activities supported by these grants will foster the development […]

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Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2021 Programme

Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2021 Programme

The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is an established national initiative, funded by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, and managed by the Irish Research Council. The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme is unique in the Irish research landscape and complements other channels for funded postgraduate education in […]

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Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme

Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme: This Irish Research Council programme aims to support suitably qualified applicants in any discipline to pursue a postdoctoral fellowship at an eligible higher education institution in Ireland. Fellows will hold a Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship. These fellowships can be held for either one or two years. Eligibility An […]

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Apply Now for the IRC Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme

Apply Now for the IRC Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme

Combining excellent research with workplace experience, the Irish Research Council’s Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme is a unique national initiative. First piloted in 2012, it provides students in all disciplines an opportunity to bring great research ideas into an Irish employment partner with the support of a higher education institution. They top up the wage of a […]

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Overseas postgraduate funding opportunities

Overseas postgraduate funding opportunities

Overseas postgraduate funding opportunities: what’s available for you? In terms of funding for Level 10 study, those involved in research or applying for a research position may be eligible via the various programmes operated by the Irish Research Council. They also offer the same opportunities to EU students studying in Ireland as those available to […]

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€22m investment in early-career research

€22m investment in early-career research

An investment of over €22 million in early-career researchers was announced earlier this week. 288 postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers will benefit from the investment, under the Irish Research Council’s Government of Ireland programmes. Water quality in Irish rivers, the health benefits of lipid-rich diets and the experiences of LGBT prisoners are amongst the research areas […]

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