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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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The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a multi-cultural, fast paced, exciting environment on issues that can make a difference in normal people’s lives? Then a career within the European institutions might just be for you. There are many diverse careers available to graduates from translation and interpreting to working in administrative,… Continue reading The European Institutions: A career at the heart of Europe

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Call for Faculty Funding for Conference and Fieldwork 2020/2021

The 2020 AHSS Faculty Research Support Scheme invites applications to support research development.  Applications from early career faculty members are particularly encouraged. Completed applications should be submitted by 5pm Thursday 12 March 2020. For further details and application form, please contact Dr. Niamh Lenahan, Niamh.lenahan@ul.ie

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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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CFP: Central and Eastern Europe: Past, Present and Future

The second annual workshop “Central and Eastern Europe: Past, Present and Future” aims to bring together research students and early career scholars in Ireland working on Russian, Central, and Eastern European topics in any discipline. This one-day workshop will take place at the University of Limerick on February 28th, 2020, organised by Marina Selnitsyna and… Continue reading CFP: Central and Eastern Europe: Past, Present and Future

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English Postgraduate Career Workshop

PhD students Tracy McAvinue and Tara Giddens hosted the English Postgraduate Career Workshop on Tuesday 3rd December. It was a full day with three sessions around careers for English students. Dr David Coughlan (UL) started the day discussing how to write a cover letter and C.V., which included the “do’s and do not’s” of an… Continue reading English Postgraduate Career Workshop

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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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Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

Award-winning artists join students and faculty of the Irish World Academy for a special concert of music, song and dance in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue.  One hundred performers from five continents will come together to celebrate all the creativity, talent and passion that the Irish World Academy has to offer in a unique concert.   The… Continue reading Limerick Fling at UCH in support of Limerick Marine Search and Rescue

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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