The relevance of geography to cardiac care in the South-East

Welcome to the PECN blog series 2018-2019. This post is a re-publishing of a Geography Society Ireland blogpost first published here celebrating geography in Co. Waterford for Waterford week, part of the GSI Year of Geography celebrating each of the counties Ireland. By Darren O’Rourke, Doctoral student at the Department of Geography, Maynooth University) People … Continue reading The relevance of geography to cardiac care in the South-East

Strategic PhDing: All the things you wish you knew when you started your PhD

This year at EUGEO we invited five panellists, (Shane Conway, NUI Galway; Rachel McArdle, Dublin City Council Culture Company; Niamh Moore-Cherry, UCD; Eoin O’Mahony, UCD; and Kathy Reilly, NUI Galway) to join us for a panel discussion on “Strategic PhDing”.  The aim of the session was to address some of the many issues faced by … Continue reading Strategic PhDing: All the things you wish you knew when you started your PhD

PECN AGM & Invitation for 2019/20 Committee Nominations

The Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers Network Annual General Meeting will take place at EUGEO next week.  The meeting will take place 12:30 - 13:30, Thursday 16 May in Room G001 Human Biology. As we enter a new year for the committee we also have some officers stepping down from their posts. As a result, we are now formally inviting … Continue reading PECN AGM & Invitation for 2019/20 Committee Nominations

Public Geographies and Activism workshop with Don Mitchell

On Friday 8th of March, PECN and Maynooth University welcomed Professor Don Mitchell for a workshop on public geographies and activism. Don Mitchell is Professor of Cultural Geography at Uppsala University since 2017 and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Geography in the Maxwell School, Syracuse University. Professor Mitchell is one of the most influential contemporary cultural … Continue reading Public Geographies and Activism workshop with Don Mitchell

Letter in support of Youth Climate Strike

As representatives of the Geographical Society of Ireland’s Postgraduate and Early Career Network, we want to express our support for the ‘Friday’s for Future’ protests and in particular for the Irish students who are taking part in it. Students’ demand to put climate change at the top of the political agenda demonstrates leadership that has … Continue reading Letter in support of Youth Climate Strike

Public Geographies and Activism

Join us for our upcoming workshop on public geographies and activism with Prof. Don Mitchell in partnership with the Department of Geography, Maynooth University. Don Mitchell is one of the most influential contemporary cultural geographers and has long been at the forefront of scholarship on intersections of capital, nature and labour. His interests in geography are … Continue reading Public Geographies and Activism