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

President’s Bursary 2018

Title Link to application Closing date Contact
Additive Manufacture of Heat Transfer Surfaces (ADMEHTS)


Friday, August 17, 2018


Gerard McGranaghan


Evaluation of decision making factors to facilitate effective safety behaviour of Irish farmers


Friday, July 27, 2018 Rachel Nugent


Development of Seaweed Based Functional Drink for Health


Tuesday, July 31, 2018 Uma Tiwari


Identification and quantification of unregulated masked mycotoxins in grains


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Thomas Smyth


Using food product waste streams as a sustainable source of natural components capable of enhancing the efficacy of antibiotics against resistant bacteria


Wednesday, August 15, 2018 Owen Kenny


Magnetic nanoparticle photo/ sono sensitizer conjugates for the disinfection and pharmaceutical contaminant degradation of drinking water     Colin Fowley


Synthesis and characterisation of compounds of forensic interest using novel methodologies/ technologies     Geraldine Dowling



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