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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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Poster presentation workshop

At the Annual AHSS Research Conference scheduled for 7 May 2019 in UL, postgraduate researchers can submit a paper or a poster.  In advance of the conference, a workshop was organised to assist researchers on how to design a poster from scratch using power point. Dr Michelle Stevenson, School of Law, presented a very helpful… Continue reading Poster presentation workshop

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Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

Graduate & Professional Studies, in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty, organised a Thesis-in-Three competition for each of the four faculties. Each entrant presented an overview of their research in three minutes using three power point slides in an open forum. The Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences heat took place on… Continue reading Winners of the AHSS Thesis-in-Three competition Faculty heat

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Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

Stephen Griffin is a PhD candidate in the Department of History, University of Limerick. He writes about his latest research trip here: In January I undertook a seventeen-day research trip to London to visit the National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras. In Kew, I viewed the State Papers, Foreign which concern the… Continue reading Research trip to National Archives, Kew and the British Library, St Pancras

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Busy season: Finishing a PhD

Muireann Prendergast is a final year PhD candidate in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. She recently wrote an article for the Irish Humanities Alliance about the final busy summer finalising her PhD thesis:  "Over the past four years, I have been working on my PhD research project funded by the Irish Research Council which… Continue reading Busy season: Finishing a PhD

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UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

Join us on Thursday the 22nd of February, from 17.30 to 19.30, at the University of Limerick Postgrad Open Evening, in The Pavilion on the University’s North Campus. The University of Limerick offers a suite of taught postgraduate programmes and invites you to meet UL Faculty and current postgraduates to learn more about the opportunities… Continue reading UL Postgraduate Study Open Evening

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Researcher profile: Caron Barry

Caron Barry is a PhD student in the School of Culture and Communication at UL under the supervision Professor Margaret Mills Harper. Her research is focused on the connection of W. B. Yeats to the visionary poets William Blake and Dante Alighieri. Her research deals primarily with the symbolic and mystical elements in the works… Continue reading Researcher profile: Caron Barry

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Career workshop for AHSS postgraduate researchers

On Wednesday 23rd November 2016, Elaine Kiely, the Postgraduate Careers Advisor from the Cooperative Education and Careers Division within UL gave a workshop to AHSS Postgraduate Researchers.  Elaine explained some of the key factors in career decision-making and the importance for students to begin to develop career plans.  The workshop was organised to assist postgraduates… Continue reading Career workshop for AHSS postgraduate researchers

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Research Methods in Law – Musings of a PhD Candidate

by Mary Tumelty, PhD Candidate, School of Law "To say that research methods and research methodologies are part of the hidden curriculum in the undergraduate law programme in Ireland is to perhaps overstate its presence… Even at completion of graduate studies, until recently, discussing methodology was dismissed as not really something lawyers did and was… Continue reading Research Methods in Law – Musings of a PhD Candidate

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Faculty of AHSS showcases research postgraduates’ work at annual conference

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences yesterday held its second annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference.  The conference highlights the research of the Faculty's postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Speaking about the conference, Professor Eoin Devereux, Assistant Dean of Research said: "We are immensely proud of the research work… Continue reading Faculty of AHSS showcases research postgraduates’ work at annual conference

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Researcher profile: Hope Davidson

Hope Davidson, PhD candidate, School of Law, University of Limerick I am a former solicitor and current PhD candidate in the School of Law. My main research interests are in medical law and ethics, mental health law and research ethics. I have a BA in History from TCD, and qualified as a solicitor in 1996.… Continue reading Researcher profile: Hope Davidson