Dublin Institute of Technology
Faculty of Tourism and Food
Institute Contact Point for Innovation Voucher Enquires:
Dr Anthony Betts
+353 1 402 3346
[email protected]
Further information on the Institute’s research capabilities are provided on the Research and Enterprise Section of the DIT web site:
Much of the Institute’s research is conducted in Research Centres which are described in the following web site and are also listed below. Further information
is available on this web site.
DIT R&D Centres
A designated R&D Centre houses a group of DIT researchers and associates with a high level of research activity or consultancy focused on strategic research and
development. An R&D Centre may also be established with external funding such as that awarded by Enterprise Ireland under the Applied Research Enhancement
Programme (AREP).
Antenna and High Frequency Research Group AHFR
AHFR specialises in the analysis, design and measurement of RF and microwave devices for wireless communications and medical applications
Applied Intelligence Research Centre
The Applied Intelligence Research Centre researches the application of computational intelligence technologies to real world problems. The core competencies of the
AIRC include machine learning, language technologies, intelligent agents and data analytic.
Business Society and Sustainability Research Centre
The Business, Society and Sustainability Research Centre is committed to critical and creative analysis and reflection on the impacts of business on the wider society
and the impact of the wider society on business
Centre for Elastomer Research (CER)
CER actively researches the characterisation of hyperelastic and viscoelastic properties of elastomers
Consumption & Leisure Studies (CLS)
CLS aims to bring together academics researching in the areas of consumption, consumer society, media studies, and sport and leisure-related studies
Communications Network Research Institute (CNRI)
CNRI specialises in pure and applied research in all aspects of communications networks
Centre for Research in Engineering Surface Technology (CREST)
CREST is the leading surface coatings and corrosion control laboratory in Ireland.
The Centre for Social and Educational Research (CSER)
CSER is a dynamic and innovative research centre which seeks to improve the quality of life of children, family and society.
Centre for Transcultural Research and Media Practice (CTMP)
CTMP offers a distinctive, interdisciplinary postgraduate and research environment, dedicated to scholarly and public understandings of migration and globalization,
post-conflict/border zones and transcultural identity formations in Ireland and beyond
Dublin Energy Lab (DEL)
DEL is a leading energy related research and development laboratory
Discourse Analysis Group
We are DIT academic staff and research students using some form of discourse analysis in our research, and who wish to collaborate in some way in our research.
The Digital Media Centre (DMC)
DMC research is focused on spatial IT, speech, audio and cognition and social and e-community software
Electrical Power Research Group (EPRG)
EPRG specialises in power quality conditioning and integration of wind and solar energy to the network
Food and Health Research Centre
Research in the Food and Health Research Centre (FHRC) is interdisciplinary and applied and is both industry and policy relevant. The cross-disciplinary teams of
researchers focus on six thematic areas. For more information download the pdf here: Food and Health Research Centre
Graduate School of Creative Arts and Media
GradCAM is an exciting new collaborative initiative of national and all-island significance which builds on the expertise of the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), the
National College of Art & Design (NCAD), the University of Ulster (UU), and the Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dún Laoghaire (IADT).
Industrial Engineering Optics (IEO)
The IEO centre specialises in holographic and interferometric techniques.
Inorganic Pharma and Biomimetic Research Centre
The Inorganic Pharma and Biomimetic Research Centre runs a range of postgraduate and undergraduate research projects aimed at novel materials development for
applications as diverse as molecular recognition, biomimetic chemistry and supramolecular chemistry. For more information: e: [email protected]
The Nanolab Research Centre has unparalleled expertise in state of the art nano material characterisation and the analysis of the interaction of Nanomaterials with biological systems, both mammalian and aquatic (fresh and marine water) systems. For more information download pdf here: Nanolab Centre
Photonics Research Centre (PRC)
PRC undertakes research in a number of areas of photonics with a particular emphasis on optical sensing
Radiation and Environmental Science Centre (RESC)
RESC is an academic centre specialising in radiation biology and environmental toxicology