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UCC School of Law Is Looking to Host an Experienced Researcher via Funding Through Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships

1 May 2018

In order to secure funding, the experienced researcher must develop a proposal with the host for the September 12th 2018 deadline.

UCC School of Law is looking to host an experienced researcher via funding through Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships. In order to secure funding, the experienced researcher must develop a proposal with the host for the September 12th 2018 deadline.

Download the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships expression of interest form.


The UCC School of Law at UCC is in the top 150 Law Schools in the world (QS 2017). The School has national and international experts across the legal discipline. The School delivers the highest quality research with regularly published output in leading national and international academic journals, monographs and texts.

Much of its research is focused around four research centres. The Centre for Human Rights and Criminal Justice is long standing and well established in the fields of criminal law, criminal justice and human rights. The interdisciplinary Centre for Law and the Environment is aligned with the Environmental Research Institute, UCC’s flagship institute which addresses complex environmental and sustainability challenges.

In 2018 the Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law was established. Led by Prof Ursula Kilkelly it is a leading national and international research centre in the area of children’s rights and family law and takes an active role in shaping policy at a national and international level. In 2017 its members hosted the 7th World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights, attracting over 600 delegates. The interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law was also established in 2018 and has extensive expertise in the area of sports law.

Other areas of expertise include European Business Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Intellectual Property and Information Law, Technology Law, Medical and Mental Health Law, International Law, Language and the Law, and Private Law.

The School has a vibrant and collegial research culture and regular research roundtables and colloquiums are held, which will benefit MSCA researchers. The School also collaborates with national and international governmental and NGO bodies, allowing for the development of secondments.

Applications are welcome in all areas of expertise outlined above, particularly projects that will be located in the School’s research centres.

Contact information

If you are interested in applying for a MSCA-IF with UCC’s School of Law please contact Dr Seán Lucey, Research Manager, College of Business and Law (email:

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