Welcome to the Research Office pages of the IT Sligo Website. The Institute has an important role in driving economic and social development in the North West of Ireland. Relevant, effective Research and Innovation is a key element of this. We have a vibrant and productive research community, active in the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional research spheres.

In the navigation pane above-right, you will have access to information on our Projects, Strategic Research Centres, Recognised Research Groups, the Contract Research Unit and our Staff Research Profiles.

In the links below we have organised information and resources according to the key user groups that make up our research community/ecosystem.

Current Opportunities

3 PhD positions in Materials Science and Electrocatalysis

Highly motivated individual with a first class or high second class honours degree/ masters in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Micro-biology, Materials science or a related discipline is required to work in a EU funded H2020 project. This project aligns with the recently awarded H2020-PANIWATER which is a multidisciplinary research project where several EU and Indian organisations collaborate to investigate on novel and sustainable technologies for purifying wastewater. The PANI WATER consortium represents a collaboration of world-renowned Universities, research labs and organisations.

Previous research experience in catalysis, electrocatalysis, electrochemistry, cytotoxicity and materials characterisation will be advantageous but not essential. Scholarship €16,000 (3.5 years) and the fees will be paid.

The objective of this PhD project is to develop Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) for the removal of Antimicrobial resistant organisms from water.

Please send a detailed CV and a cover letter to Prof. Suresh C. Pillai

Closing date 19th April 2019.


Prospective Postgraduates

Application process, forms, opportunities . . .
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Current Postgraduates

Project management advice, training opportunities, academic resources . . .
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Getting started, funding advice, training, research in teaching, quality assurance, conferences . . .
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Business & Community

Advice on potential partnerships, resources, intellectual property management . . .
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Research Office Contact Details

2018/19 Fulltime Prospectus IT Sligo