Identify Funding Opportunity

Are you looking for a source of funding for your research? Here are the tools you will need to find the best opportunities for you.

Self-Service Supports


Call for Applicants

As part of its process of cultivating excellent applicants for the MSCA Individual Fellowship call in 2019, UCD is issuing a general call for applicants. Full details of the application process can be found in the document below. Propspective applicants who meet the eligibility requirments and who have both an excellent track record and an excellent research project proposal are encouraged to contact a prospective mentor at UCD.

Local Supports

Many of UCD's Colleges, Schools, Institutes and Centres have local support staff that can help you to find research funding. They may also send out local, discipline-specific research bulletins, newsletters or funding call notices.

College / School / InstituteName & EmailTel
College of Engineering and Architecture Caroline Treacey 1766
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
& School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Oran O'Rua 1787
School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy Louise Dunne 2673
I-Form Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Sophie O'Kelly 2962
College / School / InstituteName & EmailTel
College of Social Sciences and Law Elva Hannan &
Eadaoin Scully
School of Archaeology Conor McDermott 8668
School of Politics and International Relations Caitríona Devery 8296
School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice Maureen Lyons 8574
School of Law Suzanne Darcy &
Deirdre Norris
College / School / InstituteName & EmailTel
College of Health and Agricultural Sciences    
School of Agriculture and Food Science Niamh McLoughlin
School of Agriculture and Food Science (Forestry) Charles Harper 7358
UCD Institute of Food and Health Geraldine Quinn 2808
School of Medicine Yvonne Barry 6600
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems Aisling Jackman 6562
College / School / InstituteName & EmailTel
College of Science Susan Hedigan 2154
BEACON Bioeconomy Research Centre Jennie Rothwell 2922
iCRAG Centre for Research in Applied Geosceinces Maria O'Brien 2936
Insight Centre for Data Anlaytics Antonella Ferrecchia &
Yvonne Smith
School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science Wim Meijer 6825
School of Computer Science Léan Ní Chléirigh 2985

Central Supports

ServicesContact Details
For many funding agencies and calls, we have dedicated points of contact, guidance documents and resources available to help you to prepare your proposal.   Programme Team member
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