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The Application Deadline for call 1 has now passed and is no longer open to applications. Call 2 will be published in October 2021 therefore please check back regularly for more updates.


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 will be published in October 2021

The first call (for fellowships in the period 2021-23) has now closed. A maximum of nine Fellows will be recruited across both strands. Successful Fellows are expected to start in October 2021. If you are an applicant to Call 1 and want more information on the evaluation process please see our Guide for Applicants or contact us at

If you are a Researcher and would like to apply to the HUMAN+ programme, call 2 will open in October 2021.

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


Mark Little speaking at the @SchulerForum about how the pace at which technology is developing is growing exponentially but the rate at which society is learning to deal with technology is not keeping up #DemocracyForum @TLRHub

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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.