Research Skills Training Programme

UCC Research Support Services is developing a suite of Research Skills Training Workshops that will be delivered to the research community during 2017.

Topics that will be covered by this comprehensive Programme will include the following:

  • Finding Funding – General Session
  • Finding Funding – How to get involved in a Consortium (EU, Partnership, industry)
  • Finding Funding – How to think like an Evaluator
  • Proposal Writing Workshop (including the development of budget and gender sections)
  • Development of a Business Plan
  • Research Integrity
  • Impact
  • Dissemination and Outreach – Communication, Metrics & Reporting
  • Research Data Management
  • How to Improve the Citation Impact of your Research Publications
  • Public Involvement in Research
  • Research Project Management
  • Post-Award Process – ‘Congratulations on your Award - What Happens Next?’

Details on the workshops schedule, the presenters, and how to register will be circulated in early February.

For any queries and feedback regarding the UCC Research Skills Training Programme, please contact:


UCC Research Skills Training Programme 2017

All sessions run from 13:00-14:00

Finding Funding February 28th Dr Louise Burgoyne, Dr Noirin Ui Bhreithiunaigh G02, Western Gateway
Finding Funding - How to get involved in a Consortium (EU, Partnership, industry....) March 15th Dr Sean Lucey, Dr David O'Connell TBC
Finding Funding - How to think like an Evaluator April 5th Dr Allen White TBC
Proposal Writing Workshop April 26th Dr Noirin Ui Bhreithiunaigh, Dr Aoife Corcoran, Ms Mary O'Regan TBC
Development of a business plan May 17th  TBC TBC
Research Integrity June 7th  Dr Louise Burgoyne TBC
 Impact June 28th  Dr Siobhan Cusack TBC
Dissemination and Outreach - Communication, Metrics, Reporting September 6th  Dr Noirin Ui Bhreithiunaigh TBC
Research Data Management  September  27th  Mr Eoghan O'Carragain TBC
Citations - their use and importance  October  18th  Mr Eoghan O'Carragain TBC
Public Involvement in Research  November  8th  Dr Louise Burgoyne TBC
Project Management  November  29th  Dr Louise Burgoyne TBC
Post-Award Process - 'What happens next?' December 13th Dr David O'Connell, Ms Mary O'Regan, Mr Eoghan O'Carragain TBC




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