A guide to geography related postgraduate courses on the Island of Ireland

Screenshot and link to interactive map of postgraduate geography courses in Ireland

So, you have finished your undergraduate degree? Congratulations. And you are now thinking about continuing your geographical education in Ireland in 2020? We at PCEN have got your back. Here is a list of geography related courses on the island. We found there are so many overlaps between human / physical / environmental or climate … Continue reading A guide to geography related postgraduate courses on the Island of Ireland

Survey invite: Early Career Precariousness in Irish Geography and associated disciplines

The Geographical Society of Ireland Postgraduate Early Career Network (GSI PECN) supported by a number of senior Geographers invite you to take part in a survey on precariousness and institutional support. This survey is open to all postgraduate and Early Career Researchers (up to 10 years post PhD) of Geography and associated disciplines. The data … Continue reading Survey invite: Early Career Precariousness in Irish Geography and associated disciplines

Geo-conferencing: IQUA Symposium, 29 Nov. 2019

The Irish Quaternary Association (IQUA) has a yearly symposium each November at the Geological Survey Ireland, Beggars Bush, Dublin. This small event brings together those working or interested in the Quaternary environment (past 2.6 million years). It showcases Irish based researchers and/or research projects about Ireland. There are invited talks and an open poster session. … Continue reading Geo-conferencing: IQUA Symposium, 29 Nov. 2019

NUI and Fulbright funding opportunities in Ireland

This post is the first in a series about funding for postgraduate and early career geographers, based on PECN workshops. Keep an eye out for more to come soon! By Rhonda McGovern. Rhonda McGovern is a PhD candidate at Trinity Centre for Environmental Humanities in Trinity College Dublin and a member of the GSI PECN … Continue reading NUI and Fulbright funding opportunities in Ireland

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