Since 2000, CRAC has been awarded allocations of research funding from a range of national agencies (SFI, EPA, IRCSET, Enterprise Ireland, HEA PRTLI) and the European Commission. Details of the major awards are provided below. Minor awards for travel and research exchange visits are not included.

Project Title

Funding Source

      Period

Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies of Heterogeneous Reactions with Atmospheric Relevance on Aerosols and Thin-films.

Enterprise Ireland

96,120

2000-2002
(2 years)

Effects of the Oxidation of Aromatic Compounds on the Troposphere (EXACT).

European Commission 5th Framework

125,761

2000-2003
(3 years)

Atmospheric Oxidation of Toluene, Xylene
and Related Species.

HEA PRTLI 2: ERI-ECOSITE

287,776

2000-2003
(3 years)

Environmental Chemistry.

HEA PRTLI 2: ERI-ECOSITE

1,064,835

2000-2003
(3 years)

Gas Phase Reactions of Nitrate Radicals
with Phenols.

European Commission Marie Curie Fellowship

84,438

2001-2002
(1.5 years)

Nature and Origin of PM10 and Smaller Particulate Matter in Urban Air.

EPA Large Scale Project

101,579

2000-2003
(3 years)

Improvements and Access to a
Large Simulation Chamber (IALSI).

European Commission 5th Framework

26,200

2001-2004
(3 years)

Kinetic and Mechanistic Studies of Heterogeneous Reactions on Aerosols and Films.

EU-Marie Curie
(Arnaud Allanic)

67,613

2001-2003
(2 years)

Raman and UV/VIS Spectroscopic Studies of Atmospherically Relevant Interfacial Processes.

Enterprise Ireland

75,803

2002-2004
(2 years)

Reaction of Nitrate Radicals with Dimethylphenols
in Atmospheric Conditions.

EPA Doctoral Scholarship

76,200

2002-2005
(3 years)

Air Quality Monitoring of Particulates
in Urban Air.

HEA PRTLI 3: Science of Environmental Risk

321,202

2002-2007
(5 years)

Cirrus Cloud Mimics
in the Laboratory.

EU-Marie Curie
(Stig Hellebust)

163,277

2003-2005
(2 years)

Heterogeneous Chemistry and
Atmospheric Ice (HECATE).

EU-INTAS

95,000

2004-2007
(3 years)

European Simulation Chambers for Investigating Atmospheric Processes (EUROCHAMP).

European Commission 6th Framework

275,000

2004-2009
(5 years)

Linking Urban Field Measurements of Particulate Matter to their Chemical Analysis
and Effects on Health.

EPA

75,000

2004-2008
(4 years)

ERI Transfer of Knowledge in Atmospheric Science
(ERITASK).

EC 6th Framework
(Marie Curie TOK)

607,909

2004-2008
(4 years)

SOA Formation from Aromatic Compounds: A Combined Laboratory and Field Approach.

SFI Research Frontiers Programme 2005

158,000

2005-2008
(3 years)

Chemical Analysis of Particulate
Matter in Air.

IRCSET Embark Fellowship
(Mary Mahony)

57,150

2005-2008
(3 years)

 n/a

SFI Research Frontiers Programme (Supplement)

33,000

2006-2007
(1 year)

Laboratory Based Investigations of
Cryospheric Chemistry.

IRCSET-EMBARK
(Daniel O'Sullivan)

72,009

2006-2009
(3 years)

Environmental Effects of Ships' Emissions on the Atmosphere.

IRCSET-EMBARK
(Ian O'Connor)

72,009

2006-2009
(3 years)

Development of Nanoengineered Materials for Mitigation of Indoor VOC Pollutants.

EPA Doctoral Scholarship

90,000

2006-2009
(3 years)

The Atmospheric Chemistry
of Naphthalene.

SFI Research Frontiers Programme 2007

210,579

2007-2010
(3 years)

Investigating the Atmospheric Transformation of Sulfur Dioxide to Fine Particulate Matter.

SFI Research Frontiers Programme 2007

164,815

2007-2010
(3 years)

Chemical Composition of
Atmospheric Aerosols.

HEA PRTLI Cycle 4: Environment and Climate Change

164,843

2007-2012
(5 years)

Identity, Sources and Health Effects of Oxygenated Organic Compounds in Atmospheric Particles.

EPA Doctoral Scholarship

95,000

2007-2010
(3 years)

 Aerosol Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer
(ATOFMS).

HEA Research Equipment
Grant 2007

460,000

2007

Environmental Linkages of In-Port Ship Emissions of Particulate Matter (ELIPSE)

EPA STRIVE Programme

362,900

2007-2011
(4.5 years)

Investigating Sulfur Dioxide Speciation Relevant to Tropospheric Cryochemistry.

SFI-UREKA
(Dr. Eoin McGillicuddy)

4,000

2008
(3 months)

Toxicological Analysis and Chemical Correlation for PM2.5 in Transit to Cobh.

EPA-STRIVE

92,521

2008-2009
(1 year)

Health Effects Associated with the Atmospheric Degradation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons.

EPA Postdoctoral Fellow (Shouming Zhou)

174,349

2008-2010
(2 years)

Atmospheric Chemistry of Oxygenated
Aromatic Hydrocarbons.

IRCSET Postdoctoral Fellowship (Iusti Bejan)

92,000

2008-2010
(2 years)

Effect of Naphthalene Emissions
on Air Quality.

EPA PhD Scholarship
(Yang Chen)

95,000

2008-2011
(3 years)

Investigations of Potential Synergies Between Natural and Anthropogenic Airborne Pollution.

EPA PhD Scholarship
(David O'Connor)

95,000

2008-2011
(3 years)

Analysis of the Development and Occurence of Biological and Chemical Aerosols.

EPA-CCRP

736,381

2008-2011
(3 years)

Investigating the Effects of Cryospheric Chemistry on Release Mechanisms to the Atmosphere.

SFI-RFP

168,815

2008-2011
(3 years)

Integration of European Simulation Chambers for Investigating Atmospheric Processes (EUROCHAMP-2).

European Commission FP7 Research Infrastructures

309,892

2009-2013
(4.5 years)

Real Time Analysis of
Atmospheric Aerosols.

IRCSET Embark Fellowship
(Dr. Eoin McGillicuddy)

72,000

2009-2013
(4 years)

Sources and Chemical Composition of
Atmospheric Aerosols.

IRCSET Embark Fellowship
(Dr. Jovanna Arndt)

72,000

2010-2014
(4 years)

Fine Particles in Industrial Plumes: Physico-chemical Characterisation and Formation.

ADEME (France)

17,204

2012-2014
(2 years)

Chemical and Optical Properties of Black Carbon Particles (CHEMBC).

EC Marie Curie Fellowship (Robert Healy)

233,993

2012-2015
(3 years)

Secondary Aerosol Formation in the Mediterranean (SAF-MED).

ANR (France)

26,684

2013-2016
(3 years)

Source Apportionment of Particulate Matter in Rural and Residential Areas (SAPPHIRE).

EPA STRIVE Programme

199,916

2014-2016
(2 years)

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