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UCC RSS Research Skills Training Programme 2021 – Finding Funding: Navigating the Funding Landscape

UCC Research Support Services (RSS) are pleased to announce that the UCC Research Skills Training Programme for 2021 will launch next week.

This programme is targeted at researchers across all disciplines and at all career levels - the workshops will cover a variety of topics relating to the identification, capture and management of research funding, and also encompass sessions focused on research-relevant policies, impact and the dissemination/exploitation of research outputs.

For 2021, the programme will be delivered through Teams Live Events.

Access: Please join as an attendee via this link

Please note that the UCC RSS Research Skills Training Programme is now listed as a CPD course. You will find more information hereAttendance at 5 of the 12 seminars will entitle the researcher to a certificate of completion. Attendance will be automatically recorded during the webinar. 





Finding Funding – navigating the funding landscape


Live webinar

Niamh Mundow, Amanda Forde

Proposal Development and Writing


Live webinar

Jennifer Browne, Karen Galvin

Preparing your budget


Live webinar

Kevin Goggin

Dissemination, Communication & Outreach in Research Proposals


Live webinar

Tamela Maciel, Jennifer Browne



Live webinar

Ashleigh Byrne, Allen White, Sean Lucey

Learning from Evaluators


Live webinar

Allen White

Summer Break

Project Management


Live webinar

Jacqueline Lyons, Rebecca Buckley

F.A.I.R. Research Data Management


Live webinar

Aoife Coffee

Research Integrity


Live webinar

Irene Kavanagh



Live webinar

Fiona Thomson

Maximising the impact of your research through commercial exploitation


Live webinar

David Corkery

Measuring and Maximising Citation Performance


Live webinar

David O’Connell, Breeda Herlihy

Online Training for ALL UCC staff and staff working in UCC subsidiaries

Online Training for ALL UCC staff and staff working in UCC subsidiaries* is now open for booking. To book a place on any session log into https://ess.ucc.ie & book available training sessions via the My Training tab. If you experience any difficulty in booking, please refer to our ESS My Training Guides here.

Make it easier to find a programme on ESS (once advertised via email) by inserting the date & remember to scroll through all the pages.

These sessions will be delivered through an online format i.e. Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Further details on the programme signed up for, together with joining instructions and pre-work as relevant will be provided to participants. Please advise should you require any specific accommodations to attend this course online. The following courses are now open for booking.

 Cancellation Policy

·  Places for all online programmes are limited.  If you are unable to attend a programme you have booked, please cancel at least 48 hours in advance where possible, so we can offer your place to someone else in good time. To cancel your place, please log on to ESS.

·  If you need to cancel 24 hours or less before a programme, please also contact traininganddevelopment@ucc

·  We reserve the right to cancel a programme if we do not have sufficient bookings or if a facilitator is unavailable at short notice.

Only those who receive a confirmation email will have secured a place on the programme applied for. If a workshop is full when you try to book a place, please check ESS or contact us via e-mail the day before to see if there has been a cancellation and a place may have become available.


UCC Coaching Panel

A significant number of UCC colleagues have engaged with members of our UCC internal coaching panel in recent months. Our internal coaching panel members hold professional membership with the Association for Coaching, and are available on a confidential basis to any staff member who feels they might benefit from a coaching conversation. Visit our newly updated section on Coaching for more information, including staff feedback on their experiences of coaching in UCC. 

If you are interested in finding out more about coaching or think you might benefit from having a confidential coaching conversation and would like to explore this further, please contact coaching@ucc.ie or any member of the UCC internal coaching panel directly.

For further information on Staff Wellbeing & Development training opportunities, please refer to https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/wellbeingdevelopment/training/.

On-Line Sessions for Research Staff 2021

Session descriptions and dates in this series are available here:  https://www.ucc.ie/en/hr/research/onlinesessionsresearch/


We know that of our researchers and others in UCC are impacted by the range of measures being implemented to help contain the spread of Covid-19.  To this end HR Research has made some of its sessions available through the live interactive training platforms Google Meet and Teams.

To join these sessions please use this google meet link which requires google chrome:


You may wish to consider installing the Nod/Reactions free addin found here:



ALSO AVAILABLE: Recordings from the 2020 sessions!

UCC Research Staff Association

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