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

2019 Call for Blog Posts

In 2018, through the Geography Dialogue Series, students and researchers from the PECN community discussed diverse themes in geography, from migration and gentrification to water and climate change, engaging with the most read articles in Progress in Human Geography from the previous year. We also shared details of events and current research in Irish geography. … Continue reading 2019 Call for Blog Posts

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

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”

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.