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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

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Postgraduate researcher profile: Audrey Galvin

Audrey Galvin is a PhD candidate in Journalism, and also works at University of Limerick as an Associate Teacher in Journalism. Her research examines how the print media write about cases of murder-suicide in Ireland, under the supervision of Dr Fergal Quinn and Dr Yvonne Cleary. Audrey Galvin I have been teaching at the University… Continue reading Postgraduate researcher profile: Audrey Galvin

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Professional Development Support for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences provides upskilling workshops for our postgraduate researchers. On 9 September 2019, a workshop entitled ‘Building your Online Research Profile’ was delivered by Ashling Hayes, Head of Research Services in UL.  The workshop highlighted the benefits of having up to date profiles and looked at online profiles that… Continue reading Professional Development Support for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

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IASIL 2019 conference report

By Elizabeth O'Neill, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication The summer between the first and second years of my PhD was an excellent time to attend the 2019 International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures Conference, which this summer was held in Trinity College Dublin. IASIL 2019 was a five day conference… Continue reading IASIL 2019 conference report