Host Institutions

AMBER is a multi-institutional research centre, with researchers and supervisors based in nine research institutions in Ireland. ADMIRE Fellowships will be hosted at one of these institutions, based on the selected supervisor.

Trinity College Dublin

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As Ireland's university on the world stage, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is recognised for academic excellence and a transformative student experience. The historic campus is located in the heart of Dublin city centre at the meeting place of the retail and cultural districts. With a tradition of scholarship spanning more than four centuries, Trinity is home to talented inquiring minds, a liberal education, and research conducted at the frontiers of disciplines.

University College Dublin

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University College Dublin (UCD) has its origins in the mid-nineteenth century under the leadership of the renowned educationalist John Henry Cardinal Newman. Since its foundation in 1854, the University has flourished and made a unique and substantial contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, based on successful engagement with Irish society on every level and across every sphere of activity. UCD is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

Dublin City University

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Dublin City University (DCU) is a young, dynamic and ambitious university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation. Since admitting its first students in 1980, DCU has grown in both student numbers and size and is now a multi campus environment in Glasnevin, located just north of Dublin city. DCU is recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of academic excellence with over 16,000 students and it is regularly featured among the top young universities globally as measured by the Times Higher Education Top 100 under 50 and the QS Top 50 under 50.

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

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For over 200 years the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has played a major role in medical education and training in Ireland. Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, today the College provides extensive education and training in the healthcare professions at undergraduate and postgraduate level. The RCSI Research Institute is one of Ireland's foremost research centres. RCSI is committed to performing high levels of research activity, to commercialising intellectual property arising from its research, and to developing collaborative links with industry, educational and research institutions both nationally and internationally.

National University of Ireland, Galway

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Founded in 1845, and inspiring students for 170 years, the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching. There is a vibrant research ecosystem at the university. This dynamic community attracts researchers, academics, entrepreneurs and students of the highest calibre.

University of Limerick

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The University of Limerick (UL) is located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon and enjoys an unspoiled natural environment blended with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities. With close to 12,000 students, including more than 2,000 international students each year, UL is a young and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and scholarship. With strong links to business and industry, UL excels at translational research which aims to accelerate the practical application of academic research to benefit society. UL houses some of the most innovative and successful research centres in Ireland.

University College Cork

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University College Cork (UCC) was established in 1845 as one of three Queen's Colleges, established in the reign of Queen Victoria, and named after her. Nowadays UCC is an internationally competitive, research-led University that plays a key role in the development of Ireland's knowledge-based economy. UCC's mission is to advance excellence in teaching, research, and the quality of the student experience. UCC's institutional research strategy focuses on creating and supporting world-leading clusters of researchers, building on the research strengths of the University.

Tyndall National Institute

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Established with a mission to support industry and academia in driving research to market, Tyndall National Institute (TNI) is one of Europe's leading research centres in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) research and development and the largest research facility of its type in Ireland. Established in 2004 as a successor to the National Microelectronics Research Centre (NMRC founded in 1982) at University College Cork, the Institute hosts over 460 researchers, engineers, and support staff, including a full-time postgraduate cohort of 135 students, generating over 200 peer-reviewed publications each year.

Technological University of the Shannon

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With over 14,000 students on six campuses (including the former Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) campus) in Ireland's Midwest and Midlands, the Technological University of the Shannon is Ireland's newest and most unique Technological University. Through applied learning and fresh thinking, our focus is on meeting the evolving needs of society and industry, within our region and beyond. AIT, now a constituent part of TUS, is an award-winning, contemporary Higher Education Institute located in Ireland which is distinguished by outstanding academic achievement and applied research and innovation. AIT prides itself on being a HEI with a truly international focus and holds the award from the EU Commission for HR Excellence in Research.

First published: 10 January 2022 Last updated: 18 January 2022
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