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Applications for Call 2 are now being accepted. Read the Guide for Applicants to find out more.


Marie Skłodowska-Curie CO-FUND Action Fellowship

Led by the Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute (TLRH) and ADAPT, the Science Foundation Ireland Centre for Digital Content Innovation at Trinity College Dublin.

HUMAN+ is a Five year international and interdisciplinary fellowship programme supporting interdisciplinary research between Computer Science and Arts & Humanities, supported by the prestigious European Commission, Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Co-Fund Action.
18 Experienced Researchers
18 Experienced Researchers

The fellowship will appoint up to 18 fellows for two-year periods between 2021 and 2025. Fellows will either have a background in Computer Science & Engineering or Arts & Humanities and will have genuine interdisciplinary experience or interest regarding the scope of the programme.

Research areas
Research areas

Fellows will pursue projects with a distinct focus on human-centred approaches to technology development and the cycle between technology and human experience. Human+ is a truly interdisciplinary programme therefore projects are encouraged from Computer Science & Engineering and Arts & Humanities with a genuine interdisciplinary element.

Experienced Supervisors
Experienced Supervisors

Fellows will be supported by a dedicated multidisciplinary and intersectoral supervisory team. Your Primary Supervisor will align to your primary discipline (Computer Science & Engineering or Arts & Humanities) and a Co-Supervisor will be appointed from the alternative strand to ensure each project is genuinely interdisciplinary. An Enterprise Partner will join the supervisor team to provide expertise on real-world challenges.

Enteprise Engagement
Enteprise Engagement

Future Lab will bring fellows together to test, learn, invent, co-create, and build solutions in response to problems set by our enterprise partners.

Listen back to some of our recent events!

The New Cybernetics? Making sense of the 21st century - Professor Genevieve Bell

TLRH | Annual Humanities Horizons Lecture 2021 - The Age of the Technocene: Why we need the Arts and Humanities in the 4th Industrial Revolution by Professor Andrew Thompson


Research Strands,
Clusters and Themes.


Application Process
and Documents.


Call 2 is now accepting applications!

The second call (for fellowships in the period 2022-24) is now open. A maximum of nine Fellows will be recruited across both strands. Call 2 to the HUMAN+ Fellowship Programme will consist of a number of application rounds with regular cut-off dates. Following each cut-off date, applications received will move forward to the evaluation stages allowing a fair competition between applying researchers.

HUMAN+ Fellowship Programme offers:

+  A cutting-edge interdisciplinary research programme.

+  Individual fellow secondments lasting 3-6 months to strengthen the intersectoral experience.

+  A world-leading interdisciplinary working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and full integration into the TLRH/ADAPT communities.

+  A structured training programme that equips the fellows with competencies to experiment with new methodologies for framing collaborative research, with futureproofing skills and unique perspectives in addressing IT-driven societal challenges in the human sphere.

Events & Articles

Recent News.

Posted by Katarina White


This week HUMAN+ welcomed our new #MSCA #Fellows to @tcddublin. Based in @TLRHub & @AdaptCentre they will work on exciting new
#interdisciplinary and #transdisciplinary projects in the area of human centered approaches to technology.
@janeohlmeyer @MSCActions @IUAofficial

A new Eurobarometer survey on ‘European citizens' knowledge and attitudes towards science and technology' released today shows that 9 in 10 EU citizens (86%) think that the overall influence of science and technology is positive.

Patrick Greene talks about the impact technology has in EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum as this years #EuropeanResearchersNight is all about #STARTatTCD – Start Talking about Research Today
@START2020TCD #researchMATTERS #EPICMuseum @TLRHub @janeohlmeyer

“Humanities and Technology need each other, we can’t be separate” Athena Butler, Professor of Religious and Africana Studies at University of Pennsylvania #STARTatTCD @AntheaButler @START2020TCD
#researchMATTERS #EuropeanResearchersNight

#STARTatTCD – Start Talking about Research Today and listen to Leo Clancy Chief Executive Officer of Enterprise Ireland talk about the importance of the HUMAN+ Project @leo_clancy @Entirl @START2020TCD #researchMATTERS

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World class
research training in Dublin.

HUMAN+ will build a critical cohort of future employees who understand technology as well as humanistic principles.