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The Faculty of AHSS prides itself on the quality of its teaching and its commitment to research and places a strong emphasis on the role of debate and discussion in the development of knowledge and analytical skills. On this blog you’ll find all our latest news and events, plus profiles of our researchers and students.


Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) January 11, 2021 - Peng is a current student on the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Peng describes his experience of the Masters programme and the internship he completed as part of this programme. Read more below. Firstly, can you tell us a bit about yourself and why you decided to study the MA in… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Unsilencing Black Voices/DouglassWeek written collaboration – Call for Contributions December 4, 2020 - #DouglassWeek, which will take place from 8th – 14th of February 2021, will be an all-island collaborative event series that celebrates Frederick Douglass’s visit to Ireland in 1845-1846. During Douglass’s visit to Ireland, he lectured to packed audiences, met with Daniel O’Connell (a major inspiration for his activism against slavery), and reflected upon the devastating effects of the famine then beginning… Continue reading Unsilencing Black Voices/DouglassWeek written collaboration – Call for Contributions
Mapping Singing for Health Ireland October 30, 2020 - Help us create the first ever comprehensive map of singing and health initiatives across the Republic of Ireland. By early 2021 we will know what choirs or singing groups exist, where they are located and who can access these. In recent times there has been an explosion in research and practice in the area of… Continue reading Mapping Singing for Health Ireland
IRC 2021 October 23, 2020 - The Irish Research Council offer Government of Ireland Scholarships for postgraduate students who wish to pursue a research Masters or PhD (either traditional or structured), in any discipline at eligible higher education institutions in Ireland.  The scholarships offered comprise of: a stipend of €16,000 per annum a contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to… Continue reading IRC 2021
Gantt Chart – Monday 21 September 2020 October 23, 2020 - In September 2020, Prof. Ross Macmillan, Chair in Sociology, gave a workshop on how to put together a Gantt diagram for research proposals.  The session was organised by Dr Niamh Lenahan and it took place on Microsoft Teams. Prof. Macmillan explained that a Gantt is a visual representation of a work flow which  specifies when… Continue reading Gantt Chart – Monday 21 September 2020

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