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

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PECN at the EUGEO Congress 2019

Last week almost 500 geographers from across Ireland, Europe and as far away as Australia gathered in Galway for the 7th EUGEO Congress on the Geography of Europe incorporating the annual Conference of Irish Geographers.  The conference ran from Wednesday to Saturday with hundreds of papers delivered on a diverse range of topics.  The title … Continue reading PECN at the EUGEO Congress 2019

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

Researching the experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Third-Level Students

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin will be collaborating with TENI (Transgender Equality Network Ireland) to help improve the inclusion of gender minorities within third-level education. A survey will be opened to all transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming students and recent graduates of third-level institutions in Ireland; including universities, technical colleges, and … Continue reading Researching the experiences of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Third-Level Students