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Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing

Pippa Slattery was born in England but has been living in Ireland since 1988. She is currently studying on the M.A. for Creative Writing at the University of Limerick. She has recently been shortlisted by New Irish Writing and has short stories published in The Blue Nib, The Galway Review and The Tiny Seed Journal.… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Pippa Slattery, MA in Creative Writing

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Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

Criostóir is a graduate of the BA European Studies undergraduate programme. He graduated in 2020 and describes his experience of the course below. Criostóir King, BA European Studies class of 2020. Why did you choose UL/this course? I chose European Studies at UL due to the fantastic range of interesting modules on offer. I always… Continue reading Graduate Profile – Criostóir King, BA European Studies

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REVIEW: ‘Biden, Roosevelt and the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes lottery’ – Business Post Political Editor reviews Bernadette Whelan’s book on historic Irish and American Diplomacy.

Below is a review by the political editor of the Business Post Michael Brennan of Bernadette Whelan's book 'De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American Diplomacy in Times of Crisis, 1932-1939'. Bernadette Whelan, De Valera and Roosevelt: Irish and American diplomacy in times of crisis, 1932-1939 (Cambridge University Press, 2021) By Michael Brennan, Business Post… Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Biden, Roosevelt and the Irish Hospital Sweepstakes lottery’ – Business Post Political Editor reviews Bernadette Whelan’s book on historic Irish and American Diplomacy.

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New ERASMUS+ project: Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics.

Dr Liam Murray, Dr Marta Giralt & Dr Silvia Benini are now part of a European consortium that has received an ERASMUS+ grant for its transnational project "DiCE.Lang" – Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning. The kick-off meeting which took place virtually in October 2020. The University of Munich will lead five European institutions,… Continue reading New ERASMUS+ project: Digital Citizenship Education and Foreign Language Learning in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics.

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Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Shu is graduate of the Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). Shu describes her experience of the Masters programme and the teaching practice she completed as part of course. Read more about her experience below. Shu Yu Li, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Shu Yu Li, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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. Peng Peng Teng, student of the MA in TESOL at the University of Limerick Firstly, can you tell… Continue reading Postgraduate student profile: Peng Peng Teng, MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

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Unsilencing Black Voices/DouglassWeek written collaboration – Call for Contributions

#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

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Mapping Singing for Health Ireland

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

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IRC 2021

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 annuma contribution to fees, including non-EU fees, up to a… Continue reading IRC 2021

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Gantt Chart – Monday 21 September 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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Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

In 2019, I joined an amazing interdisciplinary group of academics at UL who have built a relationship with the University of Cape Coast, Ghana, and The Padre Pio Rehabilitation Centre at Ahotokurom, nr Elmina in the Central Region in Ghana. This group are working with partners in Ghana to improve the health and well-being of people in the community who… Continue reading Global Community Engagement Through Online Skill Sharing and Music Therapy Education

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PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020

In July 2020, the PhD Life Hacks topic was What worked for me and my PhD and once again, the topic was chosen by the AHSS Postgraduate community. The session was organised by Dr Niamh Lenahan and it took place on Microsoft Teams. Postgraduates within AHSS were speakers at the event. Robert Collins, History who… Continue reading PhD Life Hacks: What worked for me and my PhD – July 2020