4 PhD School of Design Scholarships - 'Health in a Box'

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The School of Design (Design Factors Research Group) at the University of Limerick with a track record in User Centred Design in partnership with Johnson & Johnson (J&J), are providing four Postgraduate Scholarships.

Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest and most broadly based healthcare company. For more than 130 years, J&J have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life, improve access and affordability, create healthier communities, and put a healthy mind, body and environment within reach of everyone, everywhere. The global environment for Healthcare delivery and Wellbeing are of key strategic interest for J&J. The development of innovative Products and Product Service Systems (PSS) for the growing demands of digitally native users and ageing populations is one of the strategic goals of the School of Design at UL.

Students will have the opportunity to closely interact with and gain valuable transferrable skills and insights from the commercial/organisational arena while conducting excellent research. They will gain access to expertise and the latest advances in technology and thinking within the area of health. The scholarship offers the opportunity for suitably qualified, excellent individuals, with novel research ideas, to take the first step and to attain the skills and competencies of a successful researcher and innovator.

An appropriate Masters Degree or Primary Degree Level (first class hons or 2.1 hons) in a relevant discipline

Individual scholarships are valued at €23,750 per annum (€18k tax free stipend + EU Fees €5,750) per annum for 4 years.
Friday, October 19, 2018

1. Current CV. 2. An expression of interest document. This should be submitted in Word (.doc or .docx) format, and should be no more than 500 words long. The applicant should describe their own suitability for the project (50% weighted) and how they would

For further information and queries, please email caroline.grogan@ul.ie

Further detailed information in relation to the project is available here

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