2019 EPA-Irish Research Council Scholarship awards

The EPA, in partnership with the Irish Research Council (IRC) provides funding annually for scholarships. This page lists the 2019 EPA-Irish Research Council Scholarship awards.

Lead OrganisationApplicantProject Title
University of Limerick (UL) Beinean Conway STEP³ - Sustainability in Technology Engineering for Products, People, Planet 
University College Dublin (UCD)  Orla Sherwood Climate smart Ireland: identifying regulators of aerenchyma, the 'snorkel' tissue for survival of waterlogged crops
Maynooth University (MU) Shirley Howe Of land and ocean: Culture and climate on Ireland’s Islands
University College Cork (UCC) Haylay Furnall Composition and Sources of Secondary Organic Aerosols
Maynooth University (MU) Christopher Phillips When places change: Impacts of environmental change on coastal communities health, wellbeing and adaptive capacity
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) Emma Markey Investigation into the sampling, modelling and chemical interactions of pollen via novel methodologies
University College Dublin (UCD) Caroline Dowling Towards establishing hemp as a sustainable crop for Irish agriculture
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) Jamie Rohu Sustainable bogs: Challenges in transition
University College Dublin (UCD) Sanghamitra Chattopadhyay Mukherjee Economics of Renewable Energy: Modelling the uptake of low-carbon energy technology in the residential sector
University College Cork (UCC) Rhoda Jennings The role of science in environmental policy and law-making: A critical legal analysis
National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) Betty May Viliamayor Maximizing the utilization of seagrasses as a bioindicator of eutrophication pressures in Ireland
University College Dublin (UCD) Favour Okosun Vibration Energy Harvesting for Health Monitoring of Water Pipelines