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Monday, January 10, 2022 by Chris Wellekens

6-16 (2021-09-26) Fully funded PhD at the Science Foundation Ireland Center for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies, Ireland


 The Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies (, Munster Technological University ( and GREYC UMR CNRS 6072 - Groupe de Recherche en Informatique, Image, et Instrumentation de Caen, University of Caen Normandy, France ( invite applications for a fully funded dual Degree PhD (Cotutelle) position in Text Generation for Mental Health. The successful PhD candidate will be registered at both universities (Munster Technological University, Ireland and University of Caen Normandy, France).

The SFI Centre for Research Training in Advanced Networks for Sustainable Societies focuses on enabling technologies for future hyper-networks, including concepts such as network virtualization, dependable communications, Internet of Things, data driven network management and applications in sustainable and independent living. This centre will train the next generation of researchers who will seek solutions to the technical and societal challenges of global hyper-connectivity.


'? train the next generation of doctoral graduates at the interface of technologies and social sciences, graduates who can stimulate socially-responsible and inclusive creativity and innovation in the fields of advanced communications. Our aim is to ensure that the next generations of communications technology are developed with human and societal benefit as a priority objective.'

The GREYC lab, France realizes research works in the field of digital science. It has 7 research groups with faculty members from ENSICAEN, UNICAEN and CNRS, PhD students and administrative & technical members. Studies focus on fundamental and methodological aspects ? modelling, new concepts ? and also practical achievements: development of applications and software platforms, design and production of electronic devices.

Funding Notes & Eligibility Criteria

The ADVANCE CRT-GREYC postgraduate programme offers excellent student a fully-funded dual PhD where they will receive a tax-free stipend (in Ireland) of approx. ?18,500 per year for up to four years including EU tuition fees, research and equipment costs and all costs associated with training related covered.

Eligibility criteria & application process

We invite applications from individuals who hold at least a 2.1 honours undergraduate degree in relevant disciplines such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or related disciplines with strong programming skills. 

Application Process

Interested candidates can send an application with the following documents directly to Dr Mohammed Hasanuzzaman ( and Prof. Gaël Dias (

  • Full transcripts and certificates for primary and highest degree(s); GPA/degree class.

  • A detailed CV (maximum 3 pages)

  • Evidence of English language proficiency for non-native speakers based on IELTS (or similar) score of 6.5 (or similar local requirements)

  • A max. 2 page statement of motivation including description of:

  • Why you wish to undertake this doctoral research and why you believe you are qualified for this ADVANCE-GREYC dual Degree PhD and research topic (with reference to your future career plans)

The deadline for applications is the 9th of October 2021.


To help address gender under-representation in science, applications from female applicants are strongly encouraged, as are those from international students and other under-represented groups. This reflects each of the supervisory institutions commitment to providing a diverse and open environment for students and faculty.


Dr. Mohammed Hasanuzzaman, Lecturer, Munster Technological University 
Funded Investigator, ADAPT Centre- A World-Leading SFI Research Centre
Member, Lero- SFI Research Centre for Software
Dept. of CS 
Munster Technological University 
Bishopstown campus

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