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New Materials & Devices - Research

Our PhD programme is a structured programme of education that is research-based and includes activities that support the acquisition of a range of relevant specialist and transferrable skills. Our PhD programme has smart specialisation in:

• Environment, Energy and Health

• Information, Communications and Media Technologies

• New Materials and Devices

• Society, Culture & Enterprise

As a doctoral / PhD student you will complete your specialised research project in interdisciplinary research environments and simultaneously develop a range of discipline specific and transferrable skills and competencies utilizable by industry and the professions. All doctoral / PhD students complete transferrable skills modules during the 4 year programme including Communication Skills, Ethics & Social Understanding, Research Methods, Project Management, Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Professional & Career Management. All doctoral / PhD students also complete discipline specific modules which are tailored to their individual research projects.

Further enquiries

Graduate Research School
Dublin Institute of Technology
Kevin Street
Dublin 8
Tel. +353 1 4027920

Research areas

Doctoral / PhD Students working in the thematic, New Materials and Devices, address research questions across the boundaries of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Engineering with a strong focus on technologies. Our students collaborate with Ireland’s National PhD platforms such as the National Biophotonics & Imagining Platform and the Integrated NanoScience Platform for Ireland. DIT research in this area encompasses:

• Biospectroscopy
• Environmental Toxicology
• Holography & Interferometry
• Nanomaterials
• Nonotoxicology
• Radiation Biology
• Smart Coatings
• Therapeutics & Drug Delivery

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