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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

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Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty

"I am a current PhD student in the School of Law and my research is being supervised by Eoin Quill. I graduated with an LLB in Law and European Studies (German & Politics) from UL in 2009 and with a Master of Arts in Medical Ethics and Law from the Centre of Medical Law &… Continue reading Researcher Profile: Aoife Finnerty

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Researcher profile: Seán McKillen

I am currently a PhD research student in the Department of History. I graduated from the University of Limerick with a BA in English and History in 2012. I registered as a research MA student in November 2012, before transferring to the PhD register in late 2014. In February 2015, I was elected as President… Continue reading Researcher profile: Seán McKillen