6 more European Research Council grants for Ireland


Six top researchers from five Irish institutions were today awarded European Research Council consolidator grants. The researchers, from Maynooth University, the University of Limerick, UCC, UCD and TCD, will each receive about €2 million to help them build their teams and further develop their research. Five of the grants are in the field of social sciences and humanities field while the remaining one is in the physical sciences and engineering area. In total, 291 grants were announced this week with the UK (55 grants) receiving the largest number.

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