France & Ireland working together - March 2016
What kind of collaboration exists between France & Ireland?
What is France’s presence in Ireland?
Find here some information about Franco-Irish scientific and academic cooperation and about the Embassy’s actions in Ireland.
- The France-Ireland History Society
- Ulysses grant : a success-story
- A former cosupervised student now postdoc in Teagasc
- France and Ireland working together within the European framework programme
- France and Ireland’s historical links!
- Events supported by the French Embassy
The “France-Ireland History Society” brings together historians specialised in Ireland-France’s common history. It aims at facilitating contacts and exchanges among its participants and at encouraging new initiatives to promote our common history, its study and dissemination, in particular towards the general public.
Find out more about the Society, its members and their publications here.
We have met with Carlos Bader, from Supélec Rennes who told us about the relationship between Supélec Rennes and CONNECT research centre in Dublin in Trinity College Dublin and the SCEE research group of Centrale Supélec (Campus of Rennes) in France, which came to fruition with the Ulysses scheme... Find out more about this collaboration by reading their story here.
The Ulysses grant is jointly funded by the Embassy of France and the Irish Research Council.
Elodie Ruelle’s thesis was co-supervised by INRA and Teagasc. She is now a post-doc in Teagasc, proof if needed, of the strength of the collaboration between the two institutions. Read her story here
From a Ulysses scheme to an Innovative Training Network ...
Learn more about this success-story of a Franco-Irish collaboration on Listeria, a bacteria found in agriculture, by clicking here.
We have created a new section in our website: portraits of historical characters illustrating the historical links between France and Ireland. Check it out here, with the first portrait: Cantillon, an Irish economist who wrote in French
In March 2016, with more than 30 events, Francophonie in Ireland is in the spotlight!
Most of the events are free but registration is needed - full programme of events and registration here