Research at ATU Sligo

Research at the ATU attracts students from across the globe. We are committed to providing you with the support you require to engage in world-class research.

Research at ATU Sligo has an important role in driving economic and social development and breakthroughs in the North West of Ireland.

Relevant and impactful Research, Innovation and Engagement is a key element of this.

We have a vibrant and productive research community of world-class academics, active in the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional research spheres.

ATU Sligo’s mission is to improve the world today and for future generations through outstanding research.


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ATU's newest strategic research centre, Health and Biomedical (HEAL) Centre launched in the Sligo campus by Minister Frank Feighan

Research News -

Dr Priyanka Ganguly wins the Kathleen Lonsdale RIA Chemistry Prize 2022 for the best chemistry PhD thesis in Ireland.


The Renewable Engine Programme, including the ATU, has culminated in a showcase film demonstrating just some of the successes achieved by the programme over the course of its five-year lifetime.

15 PHD Scholarship Opportunities - OSCAR Postgraduate Research Training Programme

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