Join the Team!


We are actively looking for new members, if you think you might be interested, take a look at some of the current opportunities below and please get in touch for more information.

If you are interested in joining the group please email Lara with your CV and some information on your research interests and experience. Fully funded PhD will be available in 2024, but there are also other opportunities to apply for PhD scholarships and postdoctoral fellowships listed below. These are competitive programmes and applicants must (at a minimum) meet minimimum requirements for registration in postgraduate studies at Trinity College Dublin.


Other PhD funding

  • IRC Postgraduate Scholarship (Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme): stipend of €19,000 per annum, research expenses of €3,250 per annum and a contribution to fees. Expected deadline October 2024. View details »
  • IRC Postgraduate Scholarship (Enterprise partnership scheme, partner with an ALS charity): stipend of €19,000 per annum, research expenses of €3,250 per annum and a contribution to fees. Expected deadline November 2024. View details »


Postdoctoral funding

  • IRC Postdoctoral Fellowship (Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowship): a salary of €42,033 in the first year of the award and €42,783 in the second year of the award, research expenses of €5,000 per annum and employer’s PRSI contribution. Expected deadline October 2024. View details »
  • IRC Enterprise Partnership Scheme (Postdoctoral, partner with an ALS charity): a salary of €42,033 in the first year of the award and €42,783 in the second year of the award, research expenses of €5,000 per annum and employer’s PRSI contribution. Expected deadline November 2024. View details »
  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships, expected deadline September 2024. View details »


Undergraduate Summer Placements

Funding is available for undergraduate summer studentships (€2000 stipend, 8 weeks). Students should have a background in engineering or a related discipline. Please send a CV, including the names of two references that can be contacted if you are interested in applying.