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