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We are passionate about research and innovation and believe strongly in its ability to transform the world around us. Our research makes a vital contribution to the economic, social and cultural life of the North East of Ireland and beyond. That is why it is such an important part of our learning and teaching.

Research Strategy

Our Research Strategy 2017-2020 provides a roadmap for future growth and development at DkIT, underpinned by Research and Innovation 

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Research Centres & Groups

Our research centres and research groups are home to some of the most innovative researchers and research projects in the world. 

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HR Excellence in Research

DkIT received the EU HR Excellence in Research Award in 2015, in recognition of its commitment to supporting the personal, professional and career development of its researchers. The major priority area for the institute, and in line with its strategic plan, is the support of both emerging and established researchers.

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Postgraduate Research

Browse the range of postgraduate research programmes we offer at both doctoral and masters level and find out how to apply.

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Governance, Ethics & Integrity

We believe in openness and the highest standards of integrity, conducting our research fairly and in the most considerate possible way.

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Research Support

DkIT aims to support the Institute's research community by providing guidance on grant applications, proposal preparation, external funding, ethical and compliance issues.

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The DkIT Research Team

Meet the DkIT Research team, find out more about their role and get details on how you can contact them.

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Research Commercialisation

Sustaining the Institute's technology transfer activity, supporting the protection of the Institute's intellectual property and linking researchers, industry and enterprise.

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STÓR: Open Access Research Repository

The aim of our repository is to make DKIT’s research output, including theses and research papers, freely available to the public online. STÓR is linked to RIAN, the National Research Repository for Third Level Institutions.

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