Update for week of 02 May 2016

Irish Research Council – Information Session – Research Funding Opportunities 

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 (12.45p.m.-2.30p.m. approx.)  in DIT Grangegorman Campus


Dear Colleagues

An Information Session in respect of research funding schemes operated by the Irish Research Council will take place in DIT on Tuesday, 31 May 2016.  Details of the event and how to register  are outlined below:


About the event:

This Information Session will provide a briefing on a number of research funding schemes which come under the auspices of the Irish Research Council including (i) New Foundations (ii)  Ulysses (iii)  Research for Policy and Society Research Grants  as well as opportunities under HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area)  and NORFACE (New Opportunities for Research Funding Agency Cooperation in Europe).


Who should attend:

The event will be of interest to researchers from all disciplines and at all stages in their research career.


Link to more information on the funding schemes:

More information on the above research funding schemes may be found at:



Date and Venue

Tuesday, 31 May 2016  in DIT Grangegorman Campus (room to be confirmed)


Time/Event Schedule

12.45p.m.        Registration and networking over tea/coffee/sandwiches


1p.m.               Dr. Maria O’Brien, Programme Manager  and Ms. Leonora Harty,  Research Officer, IRC

Q. & A and discussion


2.30p.m.          Approx. finish time



Email Sandra.fisher@dit.ie with your title, first name, surname, School/Centre/Institute, contact phone number.


After registration

Around 3 working days before the event you will receive a reminder email confirming arrangements including  room number.  If you are unable to attend please let me know.


Link to Irish Research Council



Kind regards




Dr. Sandra Fisher

Head of Enterprise & Research Development Services

(Social, Business & Economic Development)

Directorate of Research, Enterprise & Innovation Services

Dublin Institute of Technology

143-149 Rathmines Road

Dublin 6


T + 353 1 402 3308

Email: Sandra.fisher@dit.ie