Research for Policy & Society 2016: CALL NOW OPEN

SEAI have this year partnered with the Irish Research Council and the Geological Survey of Ireland (GSI) for a new research funding call.

The 2016 IRC Society and Policy Call will include 3 geoscience specific projects;

  • Strand 4.1 Public Perception of geoscience in Ireland (co-funded by IRC and GSI)
  • Strand 4.2 Public and health policy in relation to groundwater resources (co-funded by IRC and GSI)
  • Strand 4.3 Economic and public policy for the development of geothermal energy in Ireland (co-funded by IRC, GSI and SEAI)

The maximum length of time for any project is 24 months and the maximum grant value is €100,000. Social science researchers are strongly advised to apply for this call, preferably in partnership with geoscience researchers.

Expressions of interest must be submitted to IRC by September 30th. The application deadline is October 28th. Projects are expected to start in December 2016.

For more detailed information, please see the IRC website 

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