CACSSS - Irish Research Council Postgraduate Scholarships 2020

Wednesday 18th September 2019,  CACSSS Seminar Room ORB G27a

Presentations are available as podcasts using the links below. Please contact Allen White at allen.white@ucc.ie for the relevant password.

 

2:00- 2:15

Introduction IRC GoI schemes 2020: Deadlines, dates and CACSSS Supports

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Support Officer

 

2:15 – 2:45

IRC Scholarship Applications – the Evaluator’s Perspective

Prof Claire Connolly, School of English

 

2:45 – 3:10 

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

Dr Caitríona Ní Laoire, School of Applied Social Studies

 

3:10-3:35

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

Dr Silvia Ross, School of Languages Literatures and Cultures

 

3:35-4:00

Writing personal statements

Deirdre Parker,  Senior Careers Advisor, UCC Careers Service IRC Advice and Resources for Personal Statement

 

4:00- 4:20

Training and Career Plans

Dr Allen White, CACSSS Research Officer

4:20 – 4:30

IRC Govt of Ireland Scholar award holder

Siobhan Thomas School of Applied Psychology

 

4:30

Q & A

 

A Help-pack covering all parts of the IRC GoI 2020 application form can be downloaded from here. Please contact Allen White at allen.white@ucc.ie for the relevant password.

 

Draft Application Reviews

  1. Email draft application to graduateschoolcacsss@ucc.ie by 5 pm Thursday 3rd October 2019. An appointment will be arranged for applicants to receive one-to-one feedback from a member of staff during the week of October 7th-11 th.
  2. Email updated draft application to patricia.deasy@ucc.ie by 4pm Wednesday 16th October 2019. Applicants will receive further feedback from the College Research Officer before the IRC closing date of 31st October 2019.

 

 

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Room G31 ,Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC.

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