Information sessions / events

On Thursday Sept 15th the College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences held an information session for applicants to the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship call 2017. See below for details. This podcast can be accessed here.

On Monday Sept 19th the College of Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences held a second information session for applicants to the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship call 2017. See below for details. This podcast can be accessed here.

Login details are available from allen.white@ucc.ie  or graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie

 

The College has prepared advice for applicants to complete the ‘Research budget’ section of the IRC application form this is available here (IRC Financial Justification Guide (394kB).

 

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework may be if use to applicants to complete their Career Development and Training Plans.


Information Session I: Developing Research Questions,

Aims and Objectives, Training and Career Development Plans, Gender Dimension Statement, Research Budgets

Thursday 15th September 2016

CACSSS Seminar Room ORB G27

10:00- 10:05

Introduction/Opening remarks

Dr Alan Gibbs, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

Podcast unavailable

 

10:05-10:15

IRC GoI schemes 2016: Deadlines, dates and CACSSS Supports

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Support Officer

 

10:15 – 10:35 

Developing research questions, aims and objectives: a social sciences perspective

Dr. Therese Kenna, School of the Human Environment

 

10:35-10:55

Developing research questions, aims and objectives:  a humanities perspective

Prof. Graham Allen, School of English

 

11:10 – 11:30

IRC Government of Ireland Scholarship Award holders

Rosie Southgate, Dept of Geography & Loretta Goff, Film and Screen Media 

 

11:30 – 11:50

Training and Career Plans

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Officer

 

11:50 – 12:10

Gender Dimension Statement

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Officer

 

12:10-12:25

Research Budgets

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Officer

 

12:40 - 13:00

IRC Government of Ireland Scholarship Award holders

Eoin O’Callaghan, School of English & Sarah Foley, School of Applied Psychology

  

Information Session 2: Writing Personal Statements, Research Ethics, Research Methodologies

 

Monday September 19th from 10am-12noon

CACSSS Seminar Room ORBG27

 

10:00-10:05

Introduction/Opening remarks

Dr Alan Gibbs, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

Podcast unavailable

 

10:05 – 10:25

Writing personal statements; Career Training and Development Plan

UCC Student Development and Employability Service

Podcast unavailable, slides available here

See also presentation to RSS 20/9/16

10:35 – 10:55

Research Ethics

Dr Orla O’Donovan, School of Applied Social Studies

Podcast unavailable, slides available here

 

11:05 –11:25

Developing research methodologies: a social sciences perspective

Dr Caitríona Ní Laoire, School of Applied Social Studies

 

11:25-11:45

Developing research methodologies:  a humanities perspective

Dr Jason Harris, School of History

 

 

 

Draft Application Reviews

  1. Email your draft application to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie by 5pm Friday 7th October. An appointment will be arranged for you to receive one-to-one feedback from a member of staff during the week of October 10th.

  2. Email your updated draft application to l.wallis@ucc.ie by Friday 21st October. You’ll receive further feedback from the College Research Officer before the IRC closing date of 2nd November.


 

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