Postgraduate Opportunities

Trinity College Dublin is ranked 71st in the World, 25th in Europe and first in Ireland in the 2014/2015 QS World University Ranking across all indicators. The Geography Department is ranked in the top 100 globally. It is is the top Irish university for postgraduates, with some 1,600 students (11% of the total student body) reading for a research degree.

Applications for admission are received all year with start dates in Spring and Autumn

If funding is required, full preliminary applications as outlined below are to be sent to  Dr. Bourke   bourkem4 at tcd.ie

  • Please send all requested documentation as a single PDF file.
  • Please place ‘PhD 2016’ in the subject line of the email.

Application procedures_2016

Potential Projects

1. Aeolian dune field dynamics on Mars.

Closing application date for this project is 26th February 2016.

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Project description here

2. Cryo-aeolian features on Mars (internal deadline for preliminary application April 4th)

Download the project description here: Here

Carbon dioxide ice-covered dunes in the North Pole of Mars. the dark areas are locations where the ice has sublimated.

Carbon dioxide ice-covered dunes in the North Pole of Mars. the dark areas are locations where the ice has sublimated.

 

 

 

3. Moisture and salinity cycling in aeolian dunes (internal deadline for preliminary application April 4th)

Download the project description here [[PDF]

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4. The recent flood history of Irish drainage basins (internal deadline for preliminary application April 4th)

Contact Professor Bourke for details on this project.

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