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  • NVivo Training Workshop - May 19th & 20th 2020

    19 May 2020
    NVivo Training Workshop - May 19th & 20th 2020

    NVivo Training Workshop - May 19th & 20th 2020 

    This year the NVivo Training Workshop, facilitated by Ben Meehan of QTRAINING LTD, was held online. This is always a very popular workshop, and feedback from this years workshop was excellent. Day One covered an Introduaction to NVivo - Building your Qualitative Database, while Day Two covered analysising your data.

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  • The 7 C’s of Career Success Workshop with Maeve Lankford - February 20th 2020

    20 Feb 2020
    The 7 C’s of Career Success Workshop with Maeve Lankford - February 20th 2020


    • Creating the conditions for success – the results formula
    • Clarity, Commitment and Congruence – knowing what you want and creating the conditions to get it
    • Calendar – creating structures and daily/weekly practices that enable the results you want
    • Conversations – positive self-talk & how to articulate your Unique Selling Proposition (USP)
    • Connections – building your networks with peers & potential employers


    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the workshop participants had:

    • Greater confidence in approaching project completion and job search
    • Enhanced awareness of your unique proposition in the employment/research context
    • Enhanced capacity to articulate your niche/USP and give it voice
    • Developed practices for optimising successful attainment of goals
    • Analysis of existing networks and whether/where and how to enhance and grow same
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  • Winter Gathering - December 5th 2019

    05 Dec 2019
    Winter Gathering - December 5th 2019

    This years Winter Gather was very well attended by Postgraduate students from across the College of Medicine and Health. It was a great evening and occasion for the students to meet up and celebrate with one another, for a well deserved break from their studies. Thanks to the hardworking staff of the Brookfield Cafe for the wonderful meal that was served. The dinner was followed by a very fun table quiz.

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  • Summer BBQ

    06 Jun 2019
    Summer BBQ

    This year's Graduate School Summer BBQ took place on Thursday, 6th June 2019, in the Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork. The weather didn't want to play ball, but despite being indoors the BBQ was a very enjoyable occasion. The BBQ provided an excellent opportunity for Postgraduate Research Students from the different School within the College of Medicine & Health to mix and get to know each other. 

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  • Viva Preparation Workshop

    21 Mar 2019
    Viva Preparation Workshop

    This workshop was run by Prof Eileen Savage, Vice-Dean of Graduate Studies. In the workshop, Prof Savage discussed how students should prepare for their Viva Voce examination, from the beginins for their research. The workshop was well attended, from a variety of disciplines within the College. Prof Savage said the students engaged well with the workshop.

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