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Funding programme for scientists

FUNDING of €4.3m on a new PhD programme will provide research training to prepare science graduates for jobs in Ireland's knowledge economy.

The Clinical and Translational Research Scholars Programme (CTRSP), developed by the partner institutes of Molecular Medicine Ireland, will deliver more scientists in Ireland who are undertaking innovative research, Minister for Research and Innovation, Sean Sherlock above, said. The CTRSP is a four-year PhD being run in NUI Galway, UCC, Trinity College and UCD.