Science and scholarly research relies upon the exchange of ideas through peaceful cooperation. In line with the Government of Ireland’s response, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) condemns in the strongest terms the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation in violation of international law. In an effort to help tackle the humanitarian and economic loss, SFI is launching a new supplemental grant scheme to encourage and enable holders of existing SFI grants, and their associated Host Institutions, to provide opportunities for displaced researchers from Ukraine to join and collaborate on existing SFI-funded grants in order to integrate swiftly into the Irish research system, to enable them to maintain continuity in their research career and to bring added benefit to the SFI grant from their expertise.

Applications are open to principal investigators of existing SFI-funded grants to provide relevant research positions to displaced researchers from Ukraine at any stage of their research career.