IRC Govt of Ireland PostGrad Scholarship Call 2022 - Open

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IRC Govt of Ireland PostDoc Fellowship Call 2022 - Open

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For second year running a CACSSS postdoc – Dr Edward Molloy, School of English and DH - wins Maurice J. Bric Medal of Excellence in IRC’s Researcher of the Year Awards 2020.

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Meet the CACSSS Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Colleen Taylor - School of English & Digital Humanities

Colleen Taylor joins UCC after earning her PhD from Boston College, where she researched and taught eighteenth-century British and Irish literature. Her work has appeared in journals such as Eire-Ireland, Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, and Persuasions, and the essay collection Ireland, Enlightenment, and the English Stage

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Dr Alba Montes Sánchez -School of Society, Politics and Ethics

Alba Montes Sánchez is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at UCC’s Philosophy Department. Her research focuses on the philosophy of emotions and moral psychology, at the intersection of philosophy of mind and phenomenology. She earned her PhD from Carlos III University of Madrid (Spain) with a dissertation on the moral significance of shame, and thereafter worked as a postdoc at the Center for Subjectivity Research (University of Copenhagen, Denmark).

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Dr Peter Griffith - School of the Human Environment

A graduate of U.C.C.; Having completed my PhD in Palaeoecology at the University of Cambridge. My research focuses on synthesising habitat reconstructions and archaeological records to help clarify the selective pressures experienced by MSA groups

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Dr. Inês Bento Coelho - School of Film, Music and Theatre

As an artist-researcher, her practice focusses on the intersections between choreographic approaches and installation art within site-responsive contexts. Her research interests include artistic research pedagogies, artistic doctorates, methodologies, research skills, professional practices, contemporary choreography, site and place, performativity, site-dance, minimalism and installation art.

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Dr Eugene Costello - School of The Human Environment

Dr Eugene Costello is an archaeologist and historian interested in marginalised peoples and places, particularly rural areas of north-west Europe. Having earned a BA at UCC and an MA at University of Sheffield, he completed a PhD in 2016 at NUI Galway funded by Irish Research Council and Hardiman scholarships. Since then, he has held a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship at University of Notre Dame and a postdoctoral fellowship in environmental humanities at Stockholm University

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Dr Steven Gamble - School Of Film, Music & Theatre

Dr. Steven Gamble is a Marie Curie Research Fellow in Music at University College Cork, researching digital-native hip-hop. He is the author of How Music Empowers: Listening to Modern Rap and Metal (Routledge, 2021). He is an active member of European popular music studies communities, having published work in Popular Music, the Journal on the Art of Record Production, and Metal Music Studies (where he serves on the editorial advisory board).

Dr Edward Molloy

Edward was awarded his PhD from Queen's University Belfast for his doctoral thesis entitled 'Race, History, Nationality: An Intellectual History of the Young Ireland movement 1842-52'.  Previously, he studied at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he received a distinction in the MA programme in Postcolonial Culture and Global Policy

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Dr Jason Ng - School Of Film, Music & Theatre

Dr David Browne - School Of Film, Music & Theatre

Dr James Louis Smith - School Of English And Digital Humanities

Dr Lisa Murphy - School Of Applied Psychology

Dr Reana Maier - ISS21

Dr. Reana Maier is a Canadian academic who recently moved to Ireland to take up a postdoctoral researcher position at UCC in the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century. She previously held a postdoc in the Department of Sociology at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada.

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Dr Tim Groenland - School of English

Dr Tim Groenland’s research focuses on the role of literary editors in twentieth- and twenty-first century American fiction

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Dr Margaret Brehony - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

A psychology graduate from NUIG, Dr Margaret Brehony has an MA in Culture and Colonialism and a PhD in Irish Studies from NUIG. She also has an MA in Digital Arts and Humanities from UCC.

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Dr Vasilis Vasiliou - School of Applied Psychology

My research focuses primarily on developing pragmatic behaviour change interventions for chronic health problems and young at-risk populations, informed by contemporary Health Psychology paradigms.

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Dr Gabriel Lins De Holanda Coelho - School of Applied Psychology

I am working in the Food Allergy Coping and Emotions Scales (FACES) project, funded through the National Children’s Research Centre.

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Dr Riona Doolan - School of Irish Learning

Dr Katherine Bond - School of History

Katherine Bond is an IRC Government of Ireland postdoctoral fellow with the School of History whose research centres on early modern visual and material culture, dress, and ethnography.

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Dr Guido Bartolini - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dr Guido Bartolini studied at University of Florence and University of Oxford and completed an AHRC funded doctorate at Royal Holloway University of London on the Italian cultural memory of World War II. He is the author of the forthcoming book The Italian Literature of the Axis War: Memories of Self-Absolution and the Quest for Responsibility

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Dr Ana Stefanovska - School Of Languages Literatures &Culture

Dr Davide Boerio Arts, Celtic Studies & Soc.Sciences

Dr Emma Penney - School Of English And Digital Humanities

Dr Rahat Imran - School of Film, Music and Theatre

My project will break new ground as the first comprehensive study of Muslim women filmmakers’ first-person documentary and auto/biographical cinemas from the Muslim world

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Dr Warrick Moses - School Of Film, Music & Theatre

Dr Mary King - School Of Film, Music & Theatre

Dr Jennifer Arnold - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Dr Alba - Montes Sanchez - School Of Society, Politics And Ethics

Dr Ailbhe McDaid - School of English

Stories of action dominate our understanding of the literature of conflict. What though of the experiences of civilians, most often women and children on the domestic front, who are psychologically, practically and politically affected by war?

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Dr David Bowe - School of Languages, Literature and Cultures

David Bowe is interested in medieval Italian literature and the ways it travels beyond Italy and beyond the middle ages.

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Dr Valentina Mere - School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Valentina received her BA in Italian Literature and her MA in Philology from the Università degli Studi di Padova, during which time she spent a year at the University of Warwick as a visiting student. My research will examine the main textual strategies contributing to the encoding of the first-person position in the Rime and compare them with the most important poets of the Italian love lyric tradition up to Petrarch. In reassessing Cavalcanti’s role within the lyric canon, my research will lay the foundations for future investigations of Cavalcanti’s reception in the early-modern, modern, and postmodern periods.

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Dr Valeria Venditti - School of Society, Politics and Ethics

This project explores a paradox that arises when human rights provide a solution to certain cases of social injustice.

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Dr Jonathan Evershed - School of English and Digital Humanities

Jonathan Evershed is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Ports, Past and Present project at University College Cork.

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Dr Monica O'Mulane - ISS 21

Monica will explore gender equality in Irish higher education through qualitative research on Athena SWAN, a gender equality programme which seeks to promote good practice in retaining and promoting women in science and research.

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Dr Mark Cullinane - School of Applied Social Studies

He holds a PhD in Social Science from UCC. Mark is contributing to an Irish Research Council-funded study on local participatory governance in Ireland.

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Dr Nicola Bidwell - School of Applied Psychology

Dr Walther Camaro - School Of Human Env Geog Arch & Classics

Dr Robert Bolton - School of Applied Social Studies

Is currently a postdoctoral researcher based in the School of Applied Social Studies, working on the Living Well with the Dead in Contemporary Ireland project

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Dr Lijuan Qian - Film Music and Theatre

My project will contribute fresh knowledge on the maintenance of threatened culture heritage by building on recent theoretical advances in applied ethnomusicology.

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Dr Alexandra Revez - Society, Politics and Ethics

Alexandra Revez is a Senior Post Doctoral Researcher with Imagining2050 (2018-2020).  Her work has concentrated on key public participation issues linked to environmental, disaster management and social care policy.

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