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Scholarship Opportunities

Please view The Walsh Scholarships for further information on this postgraduate programme.

24th January 2018 - Results of Teagasc Walsh Scholarship Call
The results of the Teagasc Walsh Scholarship funding scheme (aimed at prospective PhD supervisors) have been announced. View details of Walsh Fellowship Awards 2018 (PDF) regarding selected projects. These positions will be advertised over the coming weeks, but in the meantime, prospective students may wish to contact the successful researchers directly.

Current Opportunities:

FITFORESTS: Investigating the response of key forest species to drought events
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019222) (PDF)
Closing date: 27 March 2020


Impact of dairy cow breeding programs on beef merit
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019226) (PDF)
Closing date: 31 March 2020


Counterfactual Decision-Making Support for Precision Agriculture
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020013) (PDF)
Closing date: 31 March 2020


Developing an optimum breeding programme for beef animals bred from the dairy herd
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019224) (PDF)
Closing date: 31 March 2020


Pre- and post-weaning nutritional strategies to increase piglet growth and reduce antimicrobial usage
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019221) (PDF)
Closing date: 03 April 2020


Realizing the full potential of liquid feeding to reduce feed cost per kg gain in pigs
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020004) (PDF)
Closing date: 06 April 2020


Protocols and strategies to minimize migration of chlorate residue into milk during the milk plant cleaning process while maintaining optimum microbiological quality
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019225) (PDF)
Closing date: 10 April 2020


Eco-friendly compostable pectin based packaging material derived from waste sources of fruit pulp and its validation in bread packaging
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019213) (PDF)
Closing date: 10 April 2020


Catch me if you can – improving monitoring and control of black vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) in soft fruit and ornamental crops
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020034) (PDF)
Closing date: 10 April 2020


GrassToGas; Strategies to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in pasture based sheep production systems
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019216) (PDF)
Closing date: 14 April 2020


Optimizing grazing infrastructure on dairy and beef farms
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019048) (PDF)
Closing date: 17 April 2020


Creating dairy farms that are great workplaces
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020203) (PDF)
Application Form: Application Form (2020203) (Word)
Closing date: 17 April 2020


Applying naturally occurring bacterial species for the healthy biotransformation of milk and milk products
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020018) (PDF)
Closing date: 30 April 2020


VistaMilkDigest – Assessing the impact of milk associated proteins on tissue-metabolome
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019212) (PDF)
Closing date: 30 April 2020


Examination of the factors affecting the composition, quality and vitality of bovine colostrum
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2020010) (PDF)
Closing date: 07 May 2020


Development of Botrytis fabae resistant faba beans
Full details: PhD Opportunity (2019205) (PDF)
Closing date: 31 July 2020