CACSSS Support Schedule for applicants to the Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships 2017

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

 

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

 

10:55-11:10

Q&A

 

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

 

12:25 – 12:35

Q&A

 

12:40 - 13:00

IRC Government of Ireland Scholarship Award holders

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

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

 

10:05 – 10:25

Writing personal statements; Career Training and Development Plan

UCC Student Development and Employability Service

 

10:25 – 10:35

Q&A

 

10:35 – 10:55

Research Ethics

Dr Orla O’Donovan, School of Applied Social Studies

 

10:55-11:05

Q&A

 

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

 

11:40-12noon   

Q&A

 

 

  1. Email draft application to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie  by 5 pm Friday 7th October. An appointment will be arranged for applicants to receive one-to-one feedback from a member of staff during the week of October 10th.
  2. Email updated draft application to l.wallis@ucc.ie by Friday 21st October. Applicants will receive further feedback from the College Research Officer before the IRC closing date of 2nd November 2016.
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