Scholarships in Research and Teaching (SIRAT) available with UCD School of Physics 2019

As part of its contribution to the further development of 4th level Irish education, UCD School of Physics is proud to announce a scheme of advanced research awards. These awards are intended to underline UCD’s commitment to research excellence and to attract and to retain the very best scholars. Applications are welcome for candidates wishing to apply for a PhD, or MSc by research, within UCD School of Physics.


Click here to see the list of currently offered research topics. Other topics may be available upon contact with the School academics.


The 2019 SIRAT competition is NOW OPEN for applications. Prospective candidates should familiarize themselves with the application guidelines, terms and conditions, and forms below. 

The hard deadline for applications is 29th March 2019 (5pm Irish time).


SIRAT application form (pdf)

SIRAT application form (word doc)

SIRAT referee form (pdf)

SIRAT Referee form (word doc)

SIRAT terms and conditions (pdf)



Please direct initial queries to


Fully completed applications will be accepted by post or dropped into the address below:

John Brennan,

School Manager

UCD School of Physics

Room 114, Science Centre North


Dublin 4