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VIDEO: AHSS finalists in final of the Thesis in 3 Minutes competition at the University of Limerick

Three AHSS postgraduate researchers took part in the final of the Thesis in 3 Minutes competition at the University of Limerick last month. This event showcases the diverse research of our PhD students at UL. From April 23-26 Graduate & Professional Studies in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty organised a thesis in three… Continue reading VIDEO: AHSS finalists in final of the Thesis in 3 Minutes competition at the University of Limerick

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My experience studying an online MA

By Barbara Watts, MA in History of Family (online) A colleague granted a year’s sabbatical decided to ‘go the easy route’ by doing a master’s degree online. She ignored my comments that online courses are not for everyone and not as easy as people think. However, not having done any university courses for at least twenty years… Continue reading My experience studying an online MA

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Undertaking an MA in Ireland: what American students need to know before jumping in

By Jenny Schaeffer, student on the MA Sociology (Youth, Community, and Social Regeneration) Many people (in Ireland and abroad) have questioned why I chose to study at the University of Limerick. For some, it is hard for them to wrap their heads around what this experience is really like -- so I figured I’d attempt… Continue reading Undertaking an MA in Ireland: what American students need to know before jumping in

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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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John recounts his PhD research field trip to Africa, Ethiopia and Nigeria

Earlier this year, John Hogan, a PhD candidate in the Department of Politics and Public Administration, began a three and a half month field trip to South Africa, Ethiopia and Nigeria as part of his PhD research, which is focused on the origins of the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) of the African Union… Continue reading John recounts his PhD research field trip to Africa, Ethiopia and Nigeria

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Graduate profile: Razan Ibraheem, MA in TESOL

Our MA in TESOL graduate Razan Ibraheem was recently interviewed for UL Links. Razan was named Irish Tatler’s International Woman of the Year 2016 for her efforts to highlight the war in her native Syria. “I think UL was my best experience in my life; it was a turning point in my personality, my career… Continue reading Graduate profile: Razan Ibraheem, MA in TESOL

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AHSS Postgraduate Researchers organise second PhD life hacks event

The AHSS Postgraduate Research Community: Summer Seminar took place on 26th April in the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The second event in the series, the seminar was organised by AHSS postgraduate students: Niall Curry (Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics), Pam Wall (Culture & Communication) and Gerald Maher (History). The theme for the seminar was PhD… Continue reading AHSS Postgraduate Researchers organise second PhD life hacks event

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University of Limerick named as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”

The Sunday Times this week named the University of Limerick as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”. In an article featuring technical writing as a career with excellent employment prospects in Ireland, the newspaper notes that the MA in Technical Communication and E-Learning “can be completed part-time over two years or full-time over one, and… Continue reading University of Limerick named as “the centre for technical writing training in Ireland”

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ITD and E-Learning workshop for research postgraduate students

The Faculty of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences organised a workshop last week to assist  research postgraduate students with ITD & E-Learning related issues. Robert Hutchinson (E-Learning) introduced his role within the faculty.  He discussed technology used in teaching and also various software packages students may require for their presentations at conferences. Brendan Bolger (ITD) discussed… Continue reading ITD and E-Learning workshop for research postgraduate students

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AHSS students organise PhD life hacks event

The inaugural AHSS Postgraduate Research Community Winter Seminar took place on Wednesday 14th December 2016 in the Pavilion, University of Limerick. The event was organised by AHSS postgraduate researchers  Niall Curry (Modern Languages & Applied Linguistics), Pam Wall (Culture & Communication) and Hope Davidson (School of Law) and supported by Faculty of Arts, Humanities &… Continue reading AHSS students organise PhD life hacks event

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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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Call for papers for annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference, 2016

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at UL will convene its annual One Day Postgraduate Conference on Thursday May 19th 2016. The conference will showcase work by our research postgraduates. Call for papers & presentations! We invite proposals from our PhD and MA by Research Students. Presentations may take the form of paper… Continue reading Call for papers for annual AHSS Postgraduate Conference, 2016