UCD, Trinity and Tyndall Institute dominate SFI funding

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

3rd August, 2016
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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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