2017 Short Calls

As you may be aware, in 2015 we launched the GSI Short Call, the first call of the new Geoscience Research Programme. Following the success of the projects funded, we are pleased to now announce the 2017 Short Call open.

Key dates

Deadline for submission: August 4th, 5pm (this is a strict deadline, applications or amendments will not be accepted after this time)

Expected results: early-Mid October (will do our best to complete reviews as early as possible to cater for potential MSc start dates)

Expected start date for the project: All projects must start by early November

Maximum funding

€25,000 including indirect costs


Maximum 12 months


By email – Applicants must use the application form provided - please see note below.


The call is open to researchers in any company, advisory group, charity or Higher Education Institute based in the Republic of Ireland

Some rules have changed since the 2015 call, please read the call documents carefully.

If you would like more information about the projects funded in 2015 please visit http://www.gsi.ie/Research/GSI+Funded+Projects/2015+GSI+Geoscience+Research+Short+Call.htm

For information on the Geological Survey’s research programme, please go to http://www.gsi.ie/Research/Research+Roadmap.htm


GSI Short Calls Terms and Conditions 2017

GSI Geoscience Research Short Calls FAQ 2017

GSI Short Calls Application Form 2017 (Word Document with embedded Excel spread sheet for budget calculation)
Should you encounter any difficulty with the Word document, please be aware that it is available from research offices or email research@gsi.ie after the 27th June to request a copy.
We apologise for the inconvenience caused.