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Environment Energy & Health - 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, Environment, Energy and Health, develop evidence-based interventions addressing environmental health problems with a strong focus on real solutions to global challenges. The specific areas of research focus include:

• Assistive Technologies
• Bio-monitoring
• Built Environment
• Energy
• Food Quality & Safety
• Lifestyle & Policy
• Horticulture

The research programme is augmented by cross-cutting activities including Policy and Technology Development. Our students collaborate with Ireland’s Health Service Executive and Dublin City Council, the University of Ulster and the Institute of Public Health in Ireland and also participate in Ireland’s National PhD platforms such as the Agri-Food Doctoral / PhD Development Programme and the Doctoral / PhD Education Programme for Energy.

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