We are very successful in securing support for our research, no doubt because of the excellent talent on campus.

This section will guide you through what's out there in terms of funding and how best to engage with the Research Office.

 

Top Tips

1. Take note of important internal deadlines.
2. Take advantage of Research Professional.
3. Read the weekly funding e-zine.

 

 

The Research Office team pro-actively monitors, reviews and analyses the research landscape. Our expert knowledge of the NUI Galway research agenda and strategic awareness allows us to match funding opportunities with the NUI Galway Research Community.

The Research Office team issues a weekly e-zine highlighting popular and relevant funding opportunities. For a more comprehensive listing of a broader range of funding opportunities across all disciplines, check out Research Professional.

While funding agencies have their own deadlines, please take note below of the important Internal Deadlines required for Proposal support.

Fund your research

See below for more details on supports provided by college and information on funding agencies.

 

Research Office Contacts by College

There is a dedicated Research Support Officer for each college.  Their role is to support researchers in navigating the research funding landscape and offer proposal preparation to enhance the competitiveness of submissions.  Full contact details are available below.

Internal Deadlines

It's important to note that strict internal deadlines are in place for the benefit of researchers. These allow time for budget review, proposal review and proposal preparation support.

Clinical Research Facility - CRF-  4 weeks regulated clinical trial where NUI Galway is  sponsor (drug or medical device), 3 weeks for non-interventional clinical study
Tenders - 3 weeks notification of request only to RO
HRB - TMRN 2 weeks
Research Accounts- RAO - 2 weeks  - please use the "Budget Template"
Research Office - RO - 1 week, see below for call specific internal deadlines.

College of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies

National Calls:
Áine NÍ Dhomhnaill - aine.nidhomhnaill@nuigalway.ie; Tel. 091492045
Ruth Dooley - ruth.dooley@nuigalway.ie; Tel.  091 492034 - School of Psychology

International Calls:
Dr Gary Lupton -  gary.lupton@nuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 495821

College of Business, Public Policy and Law

National Calls:
Jared Gerlach - jared.gerlach@nuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 494475

International Calls:
Silvia Maretto  - silvia.maretto@nuigalway.ie; Tel. 091492046

College of Engineering and Informatics

National Calls:
Áine NÍ Dhomhnaill - aine.nidhomhnaill@nuigalway.ie; Tel. 091492045

International Calls:
Claire Bennett -  claire.bennettnuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 494476

College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

National Calls:
Ruth Dooley - ruth.dooley@nuigalway.ie; Tel.  091 492034

International Calls:
Claire Bennett -  claire.bennettnuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 494476
Dr Gary Lupton -  gary.lupton@nuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 495821

College of Science

National Calls:
Jared Gerlach - jared.gerlach@nuigalway.ie; Tel: 091 494475

International Calls:
Silvia Maretto  - silvia.maretto@nuigalway.ie; Tel. 091492046

Funding Agencies:

There are a range of supports and mechanisms offered by funding agencies, in Ireland and overseas, to support your research.

Below is a list of some of the funding agencies which support NUI Galway research.

Irish Funding Agencies

 International Funding Agencies