Category Archives: The Current Funding Situation

Irish National Research Budget and Prioritisation Documents

The policy advisory board for enterprise, trade, science, technology and innovation, Forfás, publishes documents specifying the amount of money Ireland spends on science, and how that is divided up between various bodies:
The 2010-2011 Science Budget
Science Budget

Also, it has put forth a document explaining how and why funding should be weighted between basic and applied, and between different disciplines:
The Research Prioritisation Exercise Report

Thematic Areas of Prioritisation Exercise

Members Leading the Prioritisation Exercise