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Dr. Declan Patton - 2 PhD Scholarships in Wound care

This funded project will focus on the use of technology to better assess Diabetic Foot Ulceration.

Project description

The research will be carried out in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in RCSI St Stephen’s Green. This Irish Research Council scholarships, will consist of a €18,000 annual stipend and PhD student fees. Start date is January 2019.


  • An Honours Bachelor degree (grade 2.1 or above) in a health related discipline
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong organisational and administrative skills
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative as well as in a multidisciplinary, team environment
  • Willingness to undertake training and career development
  • English language requirements for candidates who do not speak English as their first language: an IELTS score of 6.5 or above

Application process and scholarship details

  • Job Title: Irish Research Council PhD Scholarships
  • Department: School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Location: RCSI, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin
  • Tenure: Three years

Applications should include a covering letter (a 500-word statement outlining your interest in and suitability for the position), CV, and the contact details of two referees.

The closing date for applications is 22 June 2018.

Queries and applications related to the scholarships should be directed to Dr. Declan Patton via email to

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