Applications are now being accepted under the EPA Research Fellowships Call 2021. The EPA is inviting research fellowship proposals under the following two topics which will work with/support the LIFE IP Peatlands and People project in terms of demonstrating the impact of the enhanced restoration activities on emissions:

  • Analysis of terrestrial GHG emissions and removals and wider impacts of land management and peatland restoration on Ireland’s Nitrogen cycle - Nitrous Oxide.
  • Analysis of terrestrial GHG emissions and removals and wider impacts of land management and peatland restoration on Ireland’s Carbon cycle - Carbon Dioxide.

The EPA Research Fellowships Call 2021 involves co-funding with the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM).

The indicative timeframe is as follows:

  • Wednesday 19th January 2022 at 17:00 GMT: Deadline for queries relating to the technical contents of this call
  • Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 17:00 GMT: Submission deadline
  • Wednesday 2nd February 2022 at 17:00 GMT: Approval deadline
  • February 2022: Evaluation process
  • March 2022: Negotiation
  • April 2022: Grant award of successful projects
  • By 30th June 2022: Start of successful projects

Applications must be made online through the EPA's Grant Management and Application portal (https://epa.smartsimple.ie/s_Login.jsp).

Visit the EPA website for more information: https://www.epa.ie/our-services/research/epa--research-funding/epa-research-calls/