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DRI Early Career Research Award 2020

17 April 2020

The Digital Repository of Ireland is inviting entries to its Early Career Research Award, for research informed in whole, or in part, by objects/collections deposited in DRI.

The Digital Repository of Ireland invites early career researchers to apply for our annual Research Award. This Award grants a prize to an original piece of research (e.g. research done for Master’s or PhD thesis, article or publication) informed in whole, or in part, by objects/collections deposited in DRI. Unpublished research will also be considered, as long as the work is intended for eventual publication.

Submissions will be assessed by a panel that includes representatives from the DRI as well as an external assessor. The winner will be granted a bursary award of €500.

This Award is open to early career researchers, including (but not limited to):

  • Senior undergraduates
  • Master’s students
  • Those recently awarded a master’s degree
  • PhD students or post-doctoral level researchers who do not hold an established academic post

Last year’s competition was won by field archaeologist Jennifer McCarthy, whose prize-winning blog post can be read here

More details, and information on how to apply, can be found on the DRI website

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