Dr. Joanne Ahern and Sasha Brown review Jonathan Darling (2017) “Forced migration and the city: Irregularity, informality, and the politics of presence”

Next up in our series of article reactions, Dr. Joanne Ahern and Sasha Brown review Jonathan Darling (2017) “Forced migration and the city: Irregularity, informality, and the politics of presence” Progress in Human Geography Vol 41(2):178-198. Joanne and Sasha believe that their collaboration is one outcome that this paper suggests; a collaboration of an urban … Continue reading Dr. Joanne Ahern and Sasha Brown review Jonathan Darling (2017) “Forced migration and the city: Irregularity, informality, and the politics of presence”

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EUGEO / CIG 2019: Postgraduate and Early Career Network – Call for Abstracts

Preparations are underway for the 7th EUGEO Congress in conjunction with the 51st Conference of Irish Geographers, to be held in Galway City from May 15th – 18th 2019. The theme for the conference is Re-Imagining Europe's Future Society and Landscapes. The theme focuses on the centrality of the concepts of society and landscape within … Continue reading EUGEO / CIG 2019: Postgraduate and Early Career Network – Call for Abstracts

Workshop: Communicating Research in Our Environment

7 December, 2018 Trinity College Dublin Wondering how to present your research? Do you want to engage people in your research in new ways? Communicating Research in Our Environment: Innovating research for impact to the academy and beyond is a one-day workshop to help you develop strategies to engage and translate your research to new … Continue reading Workshop: Communicating Research in Our Environment

Top 10 Tips & Tricks for a Successful Funding Proposal

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PECN hosted an information session in October aimed at postgraduate students in Geography applying for the Irish Research Council’s Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2019 (deadline for applications is 1st November 2018). Through peer-to-peer exchange, members of the Irish Geography Postgraduate community, including successful scholarship holders, got together to share their experience in developing successful … Continue reading Top 10 Tips & Tricks for a Successful Funding Proposal

IRC Postgraduate Funding: Tips and Tricks

Applying for IRC funding? PECN will be hosting an information session aimed at Postgraduate students in Geography who are applying for the Irish Research Council's Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship 2019. The event facilitates peer-to-peer exchange with members of the Irish Geography Postgraduate community that have successfully applied in previous years. Come along to garner tips and … Continue reading IRC Postgraduate Funding: Tips and Tricks

Rhonda McGovern: Response to Watts et al. (2015) Climate change and water in the UK – past changes and future prospects.

Our dialogue series continues with Rhonda McGovern’s reaction to Glenn Watts, Richard W. Battarbare, and John P. Bloomfield (2015) Climate change and water in the UK – past changes and future prospects Progress in Physical Geography Vol. 39(1):6-28. Rhonda McGovern is a recent graduate of Maynooth University where she undertook a single honours geography degree … Continue reading Rhonda McGovern: Response to Watts et al. (2015) Climate change and water in the UK – past changes and future prospects.

Postgrad spotlight: researching historical geography in Ireland

We are keen to feature on the PECN blog the work of postgrads and early career researchers working in geography and related topics in Ireland. We spoke to Chris Chevallier, PhD Researcher at the Geography Department at Trinity College Dublin, whose work illustrates the distribution of wealth in Ireland circa 1300, based on early 14th … Continue reading Postgrad spotlight: researching historical geography in Ireland