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

Current Opportunities:

VistaMilk 009: Grassland agronomy practices to increase the persistence of white clover in grazed pasture
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020048 (PDF)
Closing date: 31 May 2020


METH-ABATE: Development and validation of novel technologies to reduce methane emissions from Irish agricultural systems
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2019229 (PDF)
Closing date: 05 June 2020


A framework for effective Co-operative development to draw lessons for upscaling and replication: lessons from a nascent Ugandan farmers
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020009 (PDF)
Closing date: 08 June 2020


Biotransformation of Underutilised Dairy Residues to Food-Grade Products
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020042 (PDF)
Closing date: 12 June 2020


Development and integration of hygienic and novel processing sensors for detection and monitoring of macro and micro compositional constituents of incoming milk in a dairy plant
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020041 (PDF)
Closing date: 12 June 2020


Assessing the Seasonal, Genetic, Nutritional and Environmental parameters required for optimum production of Bovine Milk Oligosaccharides
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020044 (PDF)
Closing date: 12 June 2020


Soil fertility underpinning nutrient use efficiency for sustainability
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020028 (PDF)
Closing date: 15 June 2020


Soil carbon sequestration in grassland production systems
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020015 (PDF)
Closing date: 15 June 2020


VistaMilkDigest– Assessing the impact of milk associated proteins on tissue-metabolome
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2019212 (PDF)
Closing date: 19 June 2020


The Role of Sustainability certification in dairy production
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2019227 (PDF)
Closing date: 20 June 2020


Optimisation of upland/lowland resources within farming systems to deliver a range of ecosystem services across multifunctional agricultural landscapes
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020005 (PDF)
Closing date: 30 June 2020


Investigation of milk fat depression in dairy cattle under pasture-based management systems
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2019045 (PDF)
Closing date: 30 June 2020


Investigating the impact of anti-microbials on responses of key pathogens and microbial communities in processed meat for enhanced microbial safety and shelf-life
Full details: PhD Opportunity 2020030 (PDF)
Closing date: 30 June 2020