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Research by early career researchers in CACSSS supported by 2022 NUI Awards.

Postgraduate students  along with early career researchers currently or formerly based in Schools in CACSSS were honoured at the NUI 2022 Awards ceremony on 10/1/23.

20022 Graduate Awardees from CACSSS included

  • Jenna O’Shea Phd candidate in Applied Psychology awarded an NUI Travelling Doctoral Studentship to travel to Montreal to contribute to her research on the long term impacts in later life of the relationship between the brain, the body, and social environments during puberty.
  • Orla Keating Phd candidate in History awarded an NUI Travelling Doctoral Studentship to travel to consult archives across Europe as part of her research on the impact of horticulture and ecology on the writing of Columella, a first century Roman author.
  • Ellen O'Sullivan Phd candidate in the School of Society Politics and Ethics awarded an NUI Travelling Doctoral Studentship to work with experts in the University of Malta on her work on media representations of femicide in Ireland in the 20th

These doctoral candidates join staff from CACSSS who were awarded Early Career Academic awards in 2022

  • Dr Sarah Robinson from the School of Applied Psychology for a 2-day symposium of clinical psychologists, social care experts and human-computer interaction researchers examining the potential of the Power Threat Meaning Framework in the design of online mental health supports for young people
  • Dr Matt York from the School of Society, Politics and Ethics for a conference themed around Cultivating ecologies of solidarity and care beyond capitalism, patriarchy, racism and the state
  • Dr Conor Cashman from the School of Applied Social Studies for a symposium examining personal debt in Ireland and the UK in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic

Previous early career researchers based in CACSSS Dr Laura Linares and Dr Guido Bartolini, both from the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, were also awarded Early Career Academic Awards.

Speaking after the Awards ceremony the Vice Head for Research in CACSSS Dr Helena Buffery commented:

It is great to see such an inspirational group of early career researchers recognised in this way – for such a diverse range of interdisciplinary and/or engaged research projects. Seeing them celebrated together really draws attention to the breadth and depth of support offered to emerging researchers by colleagues across the College.

For a full list of awardees including undergraduate awards, and other Phd and Early Career awardees from UCC see:

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