Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Available research projects

Funded MSc: Investigating Antibiotic Elution from Bioceramic Composites for Orthopaedic Applications

The aim of this research programme is to investigate the ability of a number of developed bone graft materials... More Information.


The SFI Centre for Research Training in Genomics Data Science

15 PhD positions available in Genomics Data Science More Information.


PhD: Prof Sally Ann Cryan - Pharmaceutical and Medical Chemistry

Applications are invited for the following a PhD studentship in novel nanomaterials for controlled gene delive... More Information.


MSc: Dr Olga Piskareva - Cancer immunology

The aim of this project is to investigate immune response in metastatic microenvironment More Information.


Funded PhD: Dr. Sudipto Das - Epigenetics and Inflammatory bowel disease

This PhD project will focus on the DNA Methylation Signatures for Personalising Ulcerative Colitis Treatment More Information.


Two fully-funded PhDs: Dr. Gary Brennan, FutureNeuro

FutureNeuro is a new national research centre focused on chronic and rare neurological diseases, funded by Sci... More Information.


Non-Funded PhD: Novel peptidomimetics of Nature's antibiotics

Marc Devocelle, Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Chemistry. Keywords: Infection & Immunity, Peptidomimetics, Anti... More Information.


Non-funded PhD: Dr Ingmar Schoen

Dr Ingmar Schoen, Molecular and Cellular Therapeutics has two non-funded PhD opportunities available in the ar... More Information.


Funded PhDs: StAR International Programme 2019

RCSI's Strategic Academic Recruitment (StAR) Programme is now recruiting five prestigious fully-funded PhD sch... More Information.


Funded PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Bioengineering

Project: Development of novel polypeptide materials for applications in bioengineering More Information.


PhD: Dr Marian Brennan - Drug Development

This project will aim to develop of a novel biotherapeutic for the treatment of cystinosis. More Information.


FUNDED PhD: Dr Cian O'Leary - Bioengineering, Regenerative Medicine

The project seeks to find a highly-motivated student to carry out a study focused on: Development of an Implan... More Information.


FUNDED PhD: Dr. Annie Curtis and Dr Cathal Kearney - Timed to Perfection: Development of a novel circadian drug delivery platform

PhD Studentship - Development of a novel circadian drug delivery platform and its application in osteoarthriti... More Information.


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. More Information.


Funded PhD: Prof. Fergal O'Brien - Dept of Anatomy

The aim of this research programme is to develop novel functionalised collagen-based scaffolds for the deliver... More Information.


Funded PhD - FutureNeuro - Prof. David Henshall

This PhD project is an excellent opportunity to be involved in FutureNeuro - SFI Research Centre for neurologi... More Information.


Five FUNDED PhD studentships

StAR International PhD Programme - Five fully-funded PhDs with attractive relocation and travel allowance. More Information.


FUNDED PhD: Dr Darran O’Connor and Prof. Jochen Prehn - Cancer Systems Biology/Bioinformatics

The aim of this project is to develop a novel decision support tool for Her2+ breast cancer. More Information.


PhD: Prof. Fergal O'Brien - Development of advanced biomaterials for bone and cartilage regeneration

The aim of this project is to enhance the bone and cartilage-forming potential of materials developed by TERG/... More Information.


PhD: Dr Zeibun Ramtoola - Development of targeted nanomedicines in the treatment of IBD

This project aims to investigate the potential therapeutic effectiveness of oral nanomedicines currently under... More Information.


PhD: Dr Brona Murphy - Improving Treatment Options for Glioblastoma Patients

The aim of this PhD is to investigate the therapeutic efficacy of CDK inhibitors for GBM patients. More Information.


PhD: Dr Darren Griffith - Combating Antibiotic Resistance with Novel Bismuth-Biomolecular Conjugates

During this project, candidates will develop bismuth conjugates, which possess (i) the antibacterial propertie... More Information.


PhD: Dr Oran Kennedy - Bone-Cartilage Crosstalk in Post Traumatic Osteoarthritis after Acute Joint Injury

The aim of this PhD project is to develop novel cell-culture and animal models to understand the role of subch... More Information.


MSc: Dr Declan Patton - Management of venous leg ulcers

Two candidates are currently being sought for submission of an IRC grant application for a Masters by research... More Information.


FUNDED PhD: Dr Oran Kennedy - Arthritis, Joint Disease, Mechanobiology

The project seeks to find a highly motivated student to investigate the role of subchondral bone in post-traum... More Information.


PhD: Maria Morgan - Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics

This project will address the role of hydroxyapatite in M1/M2 macrophage differentiation and the potential bio... More Information.


PhD: Tracy Robson - Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics

This project brings together the expertise staff within Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics and collaborators wi... More Information.


Exosomes trigger tumour neovascularisation and and subsequent escape from chemotherapy

Olga Piskareva, Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics. Keywords: cancer, neuroscience, drug resistance, angiogenes... More Information.


Network meta analysis of psychological factors influencing health behaviours

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disorders, respiratory diseases, population health, ... More Information.


Depression and health behaviours in chronic conditions

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: cardiovascular disorders, respiratory diseases, population health, depressi... More Information.


Adherence to inhaled therapies

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: respiratory diseases, inhaled therapy, adherence, behaviour change. More Information.


Psychometrics of patient reported outcomes

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: population health, patient reported outcomes, item response theory, psychom... More Information.


Provision of smoking cessation care in hospital settings

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disorders, respiratory diseases, population health, ... More Information.


Attitudes to organ donation

Frank Doyle, Psychology. Keywords: population health, organ donation, attitudes, intervention. More Information.


Breast cancer microcalcification-induced local inflammation; potential consequences for tumour progression

Maria Morgan, Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics. Keywords: cancer, breast cancer, cell biology, immunology. More Information.


Automated flow micro-reactors and parallel microwave-assisted synthesis

Donal O'Shea, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry. Keywords: pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences & chemistry. More Information.


Mixed Li/K amides and enantioselective carbolithiations as effective synthetic tools

Donal O'Shea, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry. Keywords: pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences & chemistry. More Information.


New class of light activated anti-cancer and anti-microbial agents

Donal O'Shea, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry. Keywords: cancer, pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences & chem... More Information.


New class of near-infrared (NIR) fluorochrome for real-time fluorescence guided surgery

Donal O'Shea, Pharmaceutical & Medicinal Chemistry. Keywords: pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences & chemistry, n... More Information.


Injectable chemotherapeutic gels for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme

Eduardo Ruiz-Hernandez, Department of Anatomy and School of Pharmacy. Keywords: cancer, bioengineering, pharma... More Information.


The Role of Platelets in Human Pregnancy: An exploration of the nature of the cytokine secretion profile during normal human pregnancy

Niamh Moran, Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics. Keywords: gynaecology, obstetrics & perinatal health, pregnanc... More Information.


Movement analysis of sports-related hip and groin pain

Helen French, School of Physiotherapy. Keywords: physiotherapy, 3D motion analysis, hip pain, movement screeni... More Information.


The Role of Platelets in Cancer: An exploration of the nature of the cytokine secretion profile in during cancer progression

Niamh Moran, Molecular & Cellular Therapeutics. Keywords: cancer, cardiovascular disorders, platelet, metastas... More Information.


 

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