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Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC) 2021

A group of interdisciplinary postgraduate researchers from Limerick Institute of Technology, in partnership with postgraduate researchers from the University of Limerick, Mary Immaculate College and Athlone Institute of Technology collaborated to organise the 2021 Shannon Region Postgraduate Research Conference (SRPRC), which was held on May 18th and 19th.

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Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars

Maëlle Le Roux, PhD candidate, Department of History My research project analysing representations of Irish nationalist figures in the Capuchin Annual uses digital humanities methods, as I designed an interdisciplinary methodology to analyse this digitised periodical. Since I have a humanities background, I was interested in working with researchers from other backgrounds to get a… Continue reading Digital Humanities Hackathon and historical Space Wars

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From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize

After starting a PhD based on my MA History of Family research, the Women’s History Association of Ireland’s (WHAI) annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize competition offered me the opportunity to work on my editing and writing skills. Helene Haak and fellow MA History of theFamily graduate Pádraig Hogan during a transcription workshop at the Glucksman Library… Continue reading From MA dissertation to award-winning essay – Helene Haak and the WHAI Annual MacCurtain/Cullen essay prize

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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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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

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MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

Stephen Griffin is a graduate of both the BA in English and History and the MA in History at UL. He is currently in the process of completing his PhD here in UL also. Stephen discusses his experience of the MA programme: MA History Graduate Stephen Griffin What made you study at UL and what… Continue reading MA in History Graduate Profile: Stephen Griffin

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Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers

As part of the AHSS Professional Development Programme for postgraduate researchers, on 26 November 2019, the AHSS Graduate Research Centre organised a full day of seminars.  It was a busy schedule and the morning session consisted of an information session on ‘How to write an excellent conference paper’ followed by a session on ‘Developing an… Continue reading Seminars for AHSS postgraduate researchers

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The benefits of the big conference

By Tracy McAvinue, PhD candidate with School of English, Irish and Communication I attended the 2019 annual conference for the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) in Trinity College Dublin on 22-26 July, for which I gratefully received funding from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. This conference marked the… Continue reading The benefits of the big conference

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Research trip to Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh

By Peter Stapleton, PhD Candidate with Department of History I recently carried out a four-day research trip to the Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh.  My aim on this trip was to examine the papers of Cardinal O Fiaich, Fr. Denis Faul and Fr. Raymond Murray. My research is focussed on the involvement of… Continue reading Research trip to Cardinal O Fiaich Memorial Library in Armagh

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Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

György Nagy is a Hungarian PhD Candidate in the Structured PhD in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics. His PhD is under the supervision of Dr Freda Mishan and Dr Marta Giralt. György’s research explores the extent to which English language learning materials… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: György Nagy

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Postgraduate researcher profile: Mamobo Ogoro

Mamobo Ogoro Mamobo Ogoro is the first Sanctuary PhD Fellow at the University of Limerick. Born in Nigeria, but raised in Ireland since the age of 3, Mamobo's multicultural upbringing has paved the way for her research, in which her interests include multicultural identities, discrimination, integration, inclusivity & diversity. Trained as a social psychologist with a keen interest… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: Mamobo Ogoro

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Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan

Mark Ryan is a PhD Candidate in the field of Applied Linguistics, as well as a tutor in Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. His research aims to create a language policy and programme, which can be implemented in various contexts (e.g. domestic, schools, businesses), aimed at mitigating the harmful effects of heteronormative ideologies and implicit homophobia and… Continue reading Postgraduate research profile: Mark Ryan