Post-Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Scholarship Opportunities - Marine ICT

Sea Change logo

The Industry-led International SmartOcean Graduate Enterprise Initiative (ISGEI) launched it first call for proposals for Post-Doctoral Fellowships and PhD Scholarship opportunities at the five partner institutions (DCU, NUIM, NUIG, UL and UCC), via the IRCSET Enterprise Partnership Scheme. 

Post-Doctoral Projects

  • Geoinformatics demonstrator for offshore wind generation deployment and operation (NUI Maynooth)
  • Strategies for prevention of biofouling on marine deployed systems (Dublin City University)

PhD Projects

  • Smart event triggered ocean monitoring platform (NUI Galway & University of Limerick)
  • Modelling flow over waves using OPENFoam computational fluid dynamics for applications in offshore renewable energy (NUI Galway)
  • Condition monitoring for marine devices (Dublin City University)
  • A subsea combined pressure, temperature and water salinity probe for underwater and sub-seabed measurement (University of Limerick)
  • Generic sensing platform design for marine sensing application: faecal indicator bacterial application for marine monitoring (Dublin City University)
  • Improve our forecasts for sea surface - using data assimilation and models International SmartOcean Graduate Enterprise Initiative (NUI Galway)
  • Marine inertial sensing system - MISS (Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork)
  • Industrial process control software for ocean energy based on real time integrated monitoring and control system (University College Cork)

Further details on the application procedure are available on the IRCSET website

The closing date for applications was October 7th 2011.


The Industry-led International SmartOcean Graduate Enterprise Initiative (ISGEI) established in 2011, is designed to strengthen and build on Ireland’s emerging specialist capacity in the area of Marine Information and Communications Technology (Marine ICT). This initiative will act as a key vehicle for the implementation of Ireland’s National Strategy for Marine Research ‘Sea Change’, A Marine Knowledge, Research and Innovation Strategy for Ireland 2007-2013’.NDP logo

Marine Institute Logo


                                   IRCSET logo

DCU logo

In this section:

Fulbright Marine Institute Award
Ship-Time Programme
Marine Institute Cullen Fellowships
EPA Research Call 2014
DAFM 2014 Call for Research Proposals
Ship-Time Programme 2014
AQUAEXCEL Transnational Access
Fulbright Marine Institute Award 2014
MARINET Transnational Access
JERICO - Trans National Access
ShareBiotech Mobility Grants
EU LIFE+ Programme 2013
ShipTime 2014
ASSEMBLE: Access to marine infrastructure
Networking and Travel Grants
Petroleum Infrastructure Programme Open Call for Project Proposals
SmartBay National Infrastructure Access
EPA 2013: Climate, Sustainable Environment, Water Call
BANDIERA RITMARE Oceanography Fellowships
SFI Industry Fellowships Programme 2013
Marine-Origin Food Research
Ship-Time 2013
MARINET Transational Access
Desk Study: Legal Research Relevant to the Development of Marine Spatial Planning in Ireland
JERICO Trans National Access
Atlantic Area Transnational Programme 2013
Post-Doc Fellowship: Biogeochemical Cycling of Carbon and Nutrients in Irish Waters
PhD Scholarship: Gill Disease in Finfish Aquaculture
MSc Scholarship: Human Pathogenic Viruses in Shellfish Production Sites
Regions of Knowledge - EU FP7
Theme 2: Food, Agriculture, Fisheries & Biotechnoloy - EU FP7 Programme
Theme 6: Environment including Climate Change - EU FP7
Theme 7: Transport - EU FP7
International Co-operation Activities - EU FP7
Theme 10: Space - EU FP7
Theme 9: Security - EU FP7 Programme
EU FP7 - Capacities Programme
Fulbright Marine Institute Award
LIFE+ Call 2012
Employment Based Postgraduate Programme
Shiptime 2013
Masters Scholarships Campus do Mar Spain
Marine Science PhD Opportunities at GMIT
SFI Principal Investigator (PI) Programme 2011 - Call Open
Common Strategic Framework
INTERREG-IV Atlantic Area (2007-2013)
INTERREG-IVB Northern Periphery Programme
INTERREG-IVA Ireland/Wales
INTERREG-IVB: North West Europe
North/South Postgraduate Scholarships
Technology Innovation Development Award
Water Research and Climate Change
Networking Initiative 2011
Marine Research Scholarships in NUIG
Ship-Time Programme 2012
EU 7th Framework Programme Opportunities
PhD Scholarship Salmon Ecology
INFOMAR Call for Research Proposals 2011
SAHFOS - Bursaries for Associated Research
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries – Open Calls for Proposals - Preparatory Action on European Marine Observation and Data Network - Physical Parameters
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries – Open Calls for Proposals - Preparatory action on Maritime Spatial Planning
Bright Sparks Competition 2009
IRCSET Embark Initiative
Ship-Time Programme 2011
Dr. Edouard Delcroix - Scientific prize
OECD Co-operative Research Programme
FP7 Marie Curie (PEOPLE) Programme - Call Open
Life + Programme - Call for Proposals 2010
Environmental Protection Agency - Climate Change Research Call 2010
IRCSET Call for Proposals
SSTI Ship-time Programme 2008
SSTI Ship-time Programme 2007
Ship-Time Programme 2009
Enterprise Ireland - Call for Innovation Voucher Applications 2010
EU FP7 - Energy Programme (Theme 5)
ESA-Call for Proposals
Theme 5: Energy - EU FP7 Programme
SFI - Principal Investigator
The Ocean of Tomorrow Programme - EU FP7
EI R and D Support for Companies
Capacities Programme: Infrastructure - EU FP7
Fulbright Award Competition
Research for the Benefit of SMEs - EU FP7
INFOMAR - 2009 Call
INSPIRE: IRCSET-Marie Curie International Mobility Fellowship
IRCSET: EMPOWER - Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellowships
Ship-Time Programme 2010
Newfoundland Marine Research Grant Scheme
SFI Research Frontiers Programme
LIFE+ 2009
ASSEMBLE - Access to marine infrastructure
EPA Research Fellowship 2009
Brights Sparks 2008
Beaufort Marine Research Awards
Marine Functional Foods Research Funding
Marine Biodiscovery/Biotechnology PhD Scholarships
EPA Doctoral Scholarship Scheme 2009
IRCSET Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme 2009
SFI Principal Investigator Career Advancement Award
SFI Principal Investigator Programme
Ocean Climate Change Research Funding
Call for Research Proposals 2008
Bright Sparks 2007
Bioactive Compounds for Seaweed
Sea Change Networking Initiative 2008
EU FP7 - Cooperation Programme Theme 2
EU FP7 - Cooperation Programme
EU FP7 - Ideas Programme
BioMarine 2008 Forum Travel Grants
Networking and Technology Transfer
Call for Research Proposals 2007
Industry-Led Awards 2007
Open Calls