GSI-IRC Social Science and Geoscience
We are pleased to announce the first geoscience research projects under Irish Research Council Society and Policy call. The IRC have included the following three projects in the 2016 calls;
  • Strand 4.1 Public Perception of geoscience in Ireland (co-funded by IRC and GSI)
  • Strand 4.2: Public and health policy in relation to groundwater resources (co-funded by IRC and GSI)
  • Strand 4.3 Economic and public policy for the development of geothermal energy in Ireland (co-funded by IRC, GSI and SEAI)

Each project is a max of 24 months and €100,000. We strongly encourage social science researchers to apply for this call, preferably in partnership with geoscience researchers.

Expressions of interest must be submitted to IRC by September 30th. Application deadline is October 28th. Projects are expected to start in December 2016.

For all information, please see the IRC website http://research.ie/scheme/research-policy-society-2016 (The details of the projects listed above are in Appendix 2 at end of the Terms and Conditions document on this site). Please note that Research Performing Organisations (RPOs) in the call documents refers to Teagasc, ESRI and DIAS.