Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Research Degrees at LYIT

Research-OpportunitiesLYIT offers Research Masters and Doctoral Degrees in a partnership between the Schools of Business, Engineering, Science and Tourism and the Development Office.

LYIT currently has 50 registered Research Degree students in the disciplines of:

  • Business
  • Computing
  • Science

Funding of Research Degree programmes is through:

  • External research grant/bursary
  • Industry funding 
  • Self funding. 

Businesses and individuals with research ideas are encouraged to come forward with proposals for discussion with the Development Office. Please email Dr Pádraig Ó Gallchóir, Head of Research and Innovation, here.

Research Degree Programmes at LYIT, 2019/20

The following Research Masters opportunities are now available at LYIT for 2019/20.

Computing:
- An Intelligent Information Hiding Approach in Digital Images Ms. Karen Bailey
Engineering:
- Design and development of low profile circularly polarised  pattern reconfigurable wearable antenna at 2.45 GHz for wireless body area network (WBAN) Dr. Nick Timmons
- Perceived performance implications of quality, environmental and health & safety certifications: does it increase effectiveness to have multiple integrated certifications? Dr. George Onofrei
Science:
- Development of a scientific teaching package to explore chemistry and pharmaceutical concepts with hands-on laboratory experiment development for peer reviewed publication Dr. Robert Coyle
- The role of agriculture in carbon sequestration Gerard McDaid

Application Process

Informal enquiries on each project should be sent to the principal research supervisor. To apply for a Research Masters send your CV and cover letter via email to the relevant School below by noon 14 June. 

Candidates should hold or expect to hold at least an  Honours Degree in a relevant discipline

School Head of School Email Address Telephone Number
Business School of Business Schoolofbusiness.admin@lyit.ie 074 918 6201
Engineering Denis McFadden denis.mcfadden@lyit.ie 074 918 6402
Science/Computing Dr Gertie Taggart gertie.taggart@lyit.ie 074 918 6301

Academic Partnership PhD Opportunities

Any PhD opportunities at LYIT will be outlined here. Currently all PhD opportunities have been availed of at LYIT.