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

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

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

Communicating Research Workshop Report

Postgraduates and early career researchers from across the country gathered in Trinity College Dublin on Friday 7 December for our ‘Communicating Research’ Workshop.  The day started with a series of ice-breaker buzz groups where participants had the opportunity to chat, discuss what they hoped to learn during the day, and also what skills or knowledge … Continue reading Communicating Research Workshop Report

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