Engineering - Civil Engineering - Research

The School of Civil Engineering is very active in research with nearly 60 PhD and research Masters students working in a great variety of areas. There are a number of research groups within the school which you can link directly to. Alternatively, there are many individual researchers working in a wide variety of areas. There is lots of information in these pages but, if you want to know more, go to the staff pages and look up the research interests of the individual staff members, or the list of Publications, available Facilities or participation in major Projects or organisation of Conferences / Seminars by the School.


T240: PhD 3 years research full-time, 6 years part-time.
T250: MEngSc 2 years research full-time, 4 years part-time.

Enrolment dates

Start date: To be agreed with School


Current research includes

soil mechanics and foundation problems,
•analytical and experimental aspects of structural behaviour,
•traffic and transportation studies,
•water and environmental engineering,
•computational modelling of civil engineering materials,
•systems and processes.

More details
  • Qualification letters

    MEngSc / PhD

  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Doctoral (Level 10 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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