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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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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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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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Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

PhD candidate Marie Gethins (School of English, Irish, and Communication) attended the Children’s Literature Association conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference (13-15 June 2019) brought together scholars and educators to consider the portrayal and influence of political, social, and cultural… Continue reading Children’s Literature Association (ChLA) conference

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Sexualities Summer School

Alena Kiel, PhD candidate, School of English, Irish and Communication, University of Limerick, writes about the Sexualities Summer School at the University of Manchester. Their attendance was funded by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The twelfth annual Sexualities Summer School was held at the University of Manchester on May 20-24 2019. Having… Continue reading Sexualities Summer School

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Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

June was an eventful month with three workshops organised for Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences postgraduate researchers that focused on research skills necessary for postgraduate researchers and early career researchers. The first of two workshops was given by Ashling Hayes, Head of Research Services in UL on 6th June, who outlined the importance of… Continue reading Workshops for AHSS Postgraduate Researchers

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UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

Paul Barrett, who holds a BA in English and History, and is currently a student on the MA in History at University of Limerick, has been awarded a prestigious four-year scholarship to pursue a PhD at the European University Institute, Florence. Paul’s project will examine the social history of the executioner in early modern Europe.… Continue reading UL History Student Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship at the European University Institute, Florence

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AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

The AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference took place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at UL.  This year, postgraduate researchers from UL were joined by postgraduate researchers from Mary Immaculate College, Limerick School of Art & Design and Limerick Institute of Technology. The Assistant Dean of Research, Dr Niamh Nic Ghabhann welcomed the attendees… Continue reading AHSS Annual Postgraduate Conference, 2019

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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2019

The Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference will take place on Tuesday 7th May in the Foundation Building at the University of Limerick. The conference reflects the PhD research currently ongoing within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at UL being undertaken by the postgraduate community.   The conference provides PhD researchers at UL with the… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference 2019

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AHSS PhD Life Hacks 2019

Continuing on with our PhD Life Hacks Seminars, our Spring Seminar event took place on Tuesday 19 February.  The topic was ‘Writing an excellent conference paper’.  It was a busy schedule for the morning that began with a meet and greet section with coffee and pastries, to give postgraduate researchers an opportunity to meet others… Continue reading AHSS PhD Life Hacks 2019

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AHSS graduations, January 2019

UL, this week, celebrates the graduation of 1,715 students in total across its four faculties as it holds its annual Winter Conferring Ceremonies.  Included in this are 12 Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students who were yesterday conferred with PhD awards. Among the graduates this week is Dr Sindy Joyce, Mincéir (Traveller); human… Continue reading AHSS graduations, January 2019

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Our graduates: Niamh Dillon, BA in Politics and Sociology and MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration)

Niamh Dillon graduated from UL with a BA in Politics and Sociology (Joint Honours) in 2016, followed by the MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration) in January of this year. Here she talks about her time at UL: Looking back, what did you like best about your course? I liked being able to… Continue reading Our graduates: Niamh Dillon, BA in Politics and Sociology and MA in Sociology (Youth, Community and Social Regeneration)