Oct 12 2015 Posted: 11:04 IST

Scholarships available in five key research areas

Applications are being accepted for fully-funded PhD scholarships at NUI Galway. The Hardiman and Dr Tony Ryan Research Scholarships will support students to undertake four-year Structured PhD programmes, by providing a stipend of €16,000 per annum. The deadline for applications is 20 November, 2015.

The scholarships are focused on five key areas of research in which NUI Galway offers world-leading expertise:

  • Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy
  • Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • Environment, Marine and Energy
  • Humanities in Context, including Digital Humanities
  • Informatics, Data Analytics, Physical and Computational Sciences

Scholarships will be awarded only to those who will engage full-time in research during the period of the award in NUI Galway.

NUI Galway Dean of Graduate Studies, Dr Lucy Byrnes, said: “These scholarships provide opportunities for excellent students to complete a doctoral degree at NUI Galway in our priority research areas. Our structured PhD programmes support the development of innovative individuals who will advance our understanding through their research and make valuable contributions to society.”

Applications forms and further information are available at http://www.nuigalway.ie/hardiman-scholarships/ with closing date for applications at 5pm on 20 November.

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