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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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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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Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements

Ellen Reid is a PhD candidate with the Department of Sociology, concentrating on LGBT+ identity. She recently attended the Identity in Times of Change Conference at the University of Manchester to present her paper 'Truly a nation of equals?: Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements from 1983 to 2015': I presented at the Identity… Continue reading Trans exclusion in Irish LGBT+ social movements

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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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Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

The Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference will be held at UL on Tuesday 7th May 2019. Postgraduate research students from UL, LIT, LSAD and Mary Immaculate College are invited to submit papers, panel or poster proposals for this event. This conference is a great way to develop presentation skills for discipline-specific conferences, and to share… Continue reading Annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference

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Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

The School of Law at the University of Limerick was delighted to welcome eighteen senior-ranking members of An Garda Síochána onto the School's newest postgraduate programme - a Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation - on 5th February. Candidates on the 2019 intake of the programme were welcomed to the University of Limerick by Course Director,… Continue reading Master of Arts in Serious Crime Investigation Induction Day

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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

All posts, History, Research postgraduates

PhD research trip to Washington DC

By William O'Neill, PhD Candidate, Department of History Having been awarded funding from the Faculty of AHSS, I was able to embark on a research trip to the United States in May 2017. I visited the National Archives and Records Administration building just outside Washington DC, called NARA II. This is where the United States… Continue reading PhD research trip to Washington DC