Work with Us

Write a Grant with Us

CARPE welcomes applications for a wide variety of national and international grants and can support you in developing:

Major Individual Grants: e.g. ERC, IRC, AHRC, etc.

Major Collaborative Grants: e.g. Coalesce, Leverhulme, Wellcome Trust, etc.

Individual and Collaborative Arts Funding: e.g. Arts Council of Ireland, Arts Council Iceland,

Postdoctoral Fellowships: e.g. Marie Curie, IRC GoI, etc.

Postgraduate (PhD) Fellowships: e.g. IRC GoI, NUI Traveling Studentship, etc.

and more…

Further, CARPE is proactively interested in helping visiting national and international researchers apply for projects to be housed in UCC.

Have a look at the funding opportunities below and around the CARPE website (Current Research Projects, People, Clusters), and mail to begin the process of developing your grant application with us.

CARPE is currently involved in grants totalling over €5m in UCCs School of Film, Music & Theatre.

They include Major research grants from:

European Research Council

Fulbright Foundation

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Irish Research Council

Higher Education Authority Ireland

Enterprise Ireland


Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK)

Wellcome Trust

China Education Ministry

And many more…

National and international arts grants

Arts Council Ireland

Creative Ireland

Broadcasting Authority of Ireland


Cork Midsummer Festival

Arts Council England

The Swedish Arts Council



and others…

Sustaining Community Arts and NGO partnerships including:

Music Generation

Graffiti Theatre

Cork Migrant Centre

Cork City Council

Youth Music UK

Postcode Community Trust

La Place Centre Culturel Hip Hop

Philharmonie de Paris

LKCA Rotterdam

And more…

CARPE Job Postings

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Centre for Arts Research & Practice (CARPE), School of Film, Music & Theatre

18 Months, Fixed-term, Whole-time Post  
Position summary
The SoundMind project aims to investigate novel, non-invasive methods of neuromodulation and Augmented Audio Reality (AAR) for those suffering mild cognitive impairment and dementia. SoundMind is funded by the Tianqiao and Chrissy Chen Institute and is led by Dr Alexander Khalil, Dept of Music, University College Cork.
We are seeking someone to join our team who is ambitious and intellectually eager, with a ‘can do’ approach to working with us to develop software applications. Candidates must have a PhD in computer science, cognitive science, music or sound technology, engineering or a related field with extensive experience of coding in various programmes, platforms and devices. Knowledge of hearing aids and/or “hearables” is preferable but not essential.
The successful applicant will be based at the Centre for Arts Research and Practice (CARPE) in the School of Film, Music, and Theatre, University College Cork and will work closely with Dr Alexander Khalil, project leader, and our collaborators at the Institute for Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, King’s College London, led by Dr Gráinne McLoughlin.
Post Duration: 18 Months (with the possibility of extension) 
Salary: €42,031 - €48,427 p.a. (IUA PD1 Salary Scale)
Project Title: SoundMind 
For an information package including further details of the post see
Informal enquiries can be made in confidence to Alexander Khalil, Lecturer, Department of Music, Email:     
Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork  vacancy portal. Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to, quoting the job-title and project name.
Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Friday 9th June 2023.

Centre for Arts Research and Practice (CARPE)

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