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Engineering - Biosystems & Food Engineering - Research

Biosystems Engineers are at the forefront of the search for practical solutions to global problems.


MEngSc Research 1 Year FT/ 2 Years PT
MSc Research 1 Years FT / 2 years PT
PhD Research 3 Years FT/ 5 Years PT

Further enquiries

Application date

Closing Date: 5pm, Thursday December 13, 2018, with a view to interviewing shortlisted candidates the week of December 17th, 2018.

Applications: To apply, submit an electronic copy of your Curriculum Vitae (to include the names and contact details of two academic referees) and a cover letter outlining your motivation to Dr Tom Curran (, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, University College Dublin.

For further information on this opportunity please see the AmmoniaN2K project website (

Research areas

The research team in Biosystems and Food Engineering at University College Dublin are actively researching a wide diversity of topics including the following:

Sustainable Energy
Sustainable Agriculture & Soil Resources
Environmental Technology
Environmental Modelling
Environmental Risk Assessment
Imaging and Computer Vision
Life Cycle Assessment
Risk Assessment and Traceability
Food Processing
Process Analytical Technology

Course fee

*Funding: €25,000 for 1-year Research Masters, starting in January 2019, with a view to converting to a PhD, subject to satisfactory performance. The funding covers fees and stipend

Enrolment and start dates

Starting in January 2019

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