CACSSS Support Schedule for applicants to the Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships 2018

Friday 15th September 2017 CACSSS Seminar Room ORB G27a

 

 

10:00- 10:05

Introduction/Opening remarks

Dr Alan Gibbs, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, CACSSS

 

10:05-10:15

IRC GoI schemes 2018: Deadlines, dates and CACSSS Supports

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Support Officer

 

10:15 – 10:40 

Writing personal statements;

Deirdre Parker,  Senior Careers Advisor, UCC Careers Service

 

10:40-11:00

Training and Career Plans

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Officer

 

11:00-11:15

IRC Scholarship Applications – the Evaluator’s Perspective

Prof Claire Connolly, School of English

 

11:15 – 11:30

IRC Government of Ireland Scholarship Award holders

 

11:30 – 11:40

Break

11:45 – 12:15

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

Dr Caitriona Ní Laorie, School of Applied Social Studies

 

12:15-12:45

Developing research questions, aims and objectives & research methodologies:  a humanities perspective

Dr Jason Harris, School of History

 

12:45

Q & A

A podcast of the information session is available below. Please contact Allen White at allen.white@ucc.ie fpor the relevant password.

IRC - Information Session from CACSSS UCC on Vimeo.

The RSS Helppack IRC GoI 2018 can be downloaded from here. Please contact Allen White at allen.white@ucc.ie for the relevant password.

  1. Email draft application to graduateschool.cacsss@ucc.ie  by 5 pm Thursday 5th October 2017. 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 patricia.deasy@ucc.ie by Wednesday 18th October 2017. Applicants will receive further feedback from the College Research Officer before the IRC closing date of 1st November 2017.
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