UCD, Trinity and Tyndall Institute dominate SFI funding

Researchers at three institutes got €36m of €55m pledged by Science Foundation Ireland

3rd August, 2016
Professor Mark Ferguson, Director General SFI, researchers Rachel McLoughlin Trinity College Dublin and Eoin Casey UCD and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell-OConnor TD. Pic: Jason Clarke

The total amount of grants awarded to researchers in Trinity was around €14.2 million, according to the SFI. UCD researchers were promised €12.3 million in total, meanwhile.

The Cork-based Tyndall National Institute -- a research centre associated with UCC -- saw its researchers win around €9.5 million in grants.

At NUI Galway, researchers won €5.5 million; at NUI Maynooth, researchers got €3.5 million; and the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies were awarded €1.6 million.

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