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Graduate Training Schedule 2018-19

  • Please note that spaces are limited on many of the sessions listed below. We ask that you register for a space only if you are certain that you will attend.
  • You will receive an email once registration has opened for sessions. No registration will be permitted in advance. 
  • There is a cost associated with running GSO training sessions; continuation of our training programme is dependent upon student interest.
  • The dates and times are provisional only. Please check your email in advance of each session for any notifications. The location of sessions will be confirmed at the time of registration.
  • These sessions are non-accredited.
  • For your information, other dates of interest have also been included in this schedule. 
  • Contact graduatestudiesoffice@dcu.ie if you need to cancel your place on a session.

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 Semester 1 (2018) Schedule 


AUGUST                                                                                                                                        

Time & Date     

Writing for Publication

Dr Daniel Soule (Grammatology)

Glasnevin Campus       

Register for this session here (all places filled)

Course descriptor available here

10.00-16.00

Mon. 20 Aug.

Communication Skills

Writing in the Final Year

Dr Daniel Soule (Grammatology)

Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here (all places filled)

Course descriptor available here

10.00-16.00

Wed. 29 Aug.

Communication Skills

SEPTEMBER       

Time & Date  

Introduction to SPSS

Gerry Conyngham (DCU Business School)

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here (all places filled)

Course descriptor available here

9.30-17.00

Fri. 7 Sept.

Technical & 
Library Skills

Graduate Training Planning

Dr Stephen Carroll, Graduate Studies Office

HG05, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

16.30-17.30

Wed. 12th Sept.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Research Student Orientation                                     

Dr Joseph Stokes (Dean of Graduate Studies, DCU)

QG27, Ground Floor, Business School, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

Details here

14.00-15.00

Fri. 21 Sept.  

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression


OCTOBER

Time & Date

Change of module period. Accessible through the My Details section of Student Apps

Mon 1 - Fri 5

Oct.     

Graduate Training Planning

Dr Stephen Carroll, GSO

HG08, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

11.00-12.00

Tues. 2 Oct.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Graduate Training Planning

Dr Stephen Carroll, GSO

AHCSG09, Senior House, All Hallows Campus

Register for this session here

16.30-17.30

Wed. 3 Oct.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Critical Thinking for PhD Students

Dr Karl Thomas (Creatovation)

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here (maintaining a waitlist)

Course descriptor available here

9.00-13.00

Tues. 9 Oct.

Empowering Progression

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

Solas Room, 2nd Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

Details here

13.00-14.00

Wed. 10 Oct.

Student Wellbeing

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

The Hive, Ground Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

Details here

13.00-14.00

Wed. 17 Oct

Student Wellbeing

Creating a Research Video: Presenting Your Work to a Non-Specialist Audience

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here

16.00-18.00

Wed. 17 Oct

Technical & 
Library Skills

Presenting your Research Effectively

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here (maintaining a waitlist)

11.00-13.00

Mon. 22 Oct.

Communication Skills

Student supports induction session

Counselling & Personal Development, Careers, Student Learning and Student Advice Centre

KA 115 (The Páirc Room), The U (Student Centre), Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

10.00-10.30

Tues. 23 Oct.

Student Wellbeing

Postgraduate Tea and Coffee Morning

Graduate Studies and DCU Postgrad Society

KA 115 (The Páirc Room), The U (Student Centre), Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

10.30-11.30

Tues. 23 Oct.

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

Solas Room, 2nd Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

Details here

13.00-14.00

Wed. 24 Oct

Student Wellbeing

Navigating Your Way Through Your DCU Research Degree: Understanding Systems & Processes

Dr Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies

HG10, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

15.00-16.30

Tues. 30th Oct.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Last date for deferrals (see Registry website)

Wed. 31 Oct.


Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

Solas Room, 2nd Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

Details here

13.00-14.00

Wed. 31 Oct.

Student Wellbeing

NOVEMBER TRAINING SCHEDULE

Time & Date

NVivo: Beginners Level                                                                                                                      

Ben Meehan (QDA Training)       

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here (maintaining a waitlist)

Descriptor here

9.00-17.00

Thu. 1 Nov.   

Technical & 
Library Skills

NVivo: Intermediate Level

Ben Meehan (QDA Training)       

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Register for this session here (limited places)

Descriptor here

9.00-17.00

Fri. 2 Nov.

Technical & 
Library Skills

Procrastination, Time Management and Success

Student Learning

AG00, Albert College Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

11.00-12.30

Mon. 5 Nov.

Empowering Progression

Procrastination, Time Management and Success

Student Learning

F117, F-Block, St Patrick's Campus

Register for this session here

11.00-12.30

Tues. 6 Nov.

Empowering Progression

Graduate Training Planning

Dr Stephen Carroll, GSO

QG01, Ground Floor, Business School, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

15.00-16.30

Tues. 6 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Working on Central Stressors as a Researcher

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

HG06, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

Details here

11.00-12.30

Wed. 7 Nov.

Student Wellbeing

Postgraduate Conference

Dublin City University (The U, Student Centre, Glasnevin Campus)

Further details here

Thu. 8 and

Fri. 9 Nov.

Effective Communication in Meetings & Seminars

XG15, Ground Floor, Lonsdale Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

14.00-16.00

Tues. 13 Nov.

Communication Skills

The 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students

Hugh Kearns (Flinders University and iThinkWell)

HG19, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

Course descriptor available here

10.00-12.30

Wed. 14 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Empowering Progression

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

The Hive, Ground Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

13.00-14.00

Wed. 14 Nov.

Student Wellbeing

The Balanced Researcher

Hugh Kearns (Flinders University and iThinkWell)

CG04, Ground Floor, Henry Grattan Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

Course descriptor available here

14.00-16.30

Wed. 14 Nov.

Empowering Progression

Introduction to Sage Research Methods

DCU Library

Training Room 1, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

11:00-11:30

Mon. 19 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

Managing information using Zotero

DCU Library

Training Room 1, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

12.00-12.30

Mon. 19 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

Search Planning, Strategies and Tips: conducting a comprehensive reviews of the literature

DCU Library

Training Room 1, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

14:00-15:00

Tues. 20 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

Meet & Greet with your Subject Librarian

DCU Library

Training Room 2, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

15.00-15.30

Tues. 20 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

Using citation databases to track research for your literature review

DCU Library

Training Room 1, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

12:00-13:00

Wed. 21 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

The Hive, Ground Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

13.00-14.00

Wed. 21 Nov.

Student Wellbeing

Perfectionism

Dr Rosaleen McElvaney (Nursing & Human Sciences, DCU)

HG05, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

15.00-17.00

Wed. 21 Nov.

Student Wellbeing

Communicating your research

DCU Library

Training Room 1, O'Reilly Library, Glasnevin Campus

Register for the library sessions here

12.00-13.00

Thu. 22 Nov.

Year 1 Induction

Programme

Technical & 
Library Skills

EURAXESS Ireland Information Session

Dr Magda Wislocka, EURAXESS Ireland

HG18, Ground Floor, Nursing Building, Glasnevin Campus

Register here

12.00-13.00

Tue 27 Nov

An Introduction to Research Integrity

This session is compulsory for year-one research students

Register here

Further information available here 

15.00 - 17.00

Wed 28 Nov 

Year 1 Induction 
Programme


Research Integrity 
Programme

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

Solas Room, Second Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

13.00-14.00

Thu. 29 Nov.

Student Wellbeing

DECEMBER

Motivation for PhD students

Karina Curley and Deirdre Moloney (Student Support & Development)

K208, LifeSkills room, The U Student Centre, Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

14.00-15.30

Mon. 3 Dec

Empowering Progression

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices  

Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling & Personal Development Service, DCU

Solas Room, Second Floor, The ‘U’, Glasnevin Campus

Drop in, no registration required

13.00-14.00

Thu. 6 Dec.

Student Wellbeing

Deadline for submission of abstracts for 'Tell It Straight' Competition 

Details on competition here

16.00

Mon. 10 Dec.

Communication Skills

NVivo: Beginners Level                                                                                                                     

Ben Meehan (QDA Training)      

Glasnevin Campus

Register for this session here

Descriptor here

9.00-17.00

Tues. 11 Dec.

Technical & 
Library Skills

Christmas Postgraduate Tea and Coffee Morning / Expose Your Research Showcase

DCU Graduate Studies and DCU Postgrad Society

KA 115 (The Páirc Room), The U (Student Centre), Glasnevin Campus

Register for these events here

10.30-12.00

Thu. 13 Dec.

FEBRUARY 2019

Time & Date

Research Integrity: Data Management & GDPR

Further information available here

10.00am -12.00pm

Thursday 7 Feb


Year 1 Induction

Programme

Research Integrity 
Programme

Effective part-time research: Fitting it all in

Hugh Kearns (Flinders University and iThinkWell)

St Patrick's Campus

Evening session,

Mon. 11 Feb.

2019

Empowering Progression

Writing in the First Year

Dr Daniel Soule (Grammatology)                                                                                                 

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Registration not yet open

Course descriptor available here

10.00-16.00

Tues. 12 Feb.

2019


Year 1 Induction 
Programme

Empowering Progression

MARCH 2019

Time & Date

Ethical Considerations and DCU's Ethical Review Process

Chair of DCU Research Ethics Committee

Registration not yet open

Further information available here

2.00 - 3.30pm

Wed 13* March (tbc)

Research Integrity
Programme

APRIL 2019

Time & Date

Writing for Publication

Dr Daniel Soule (Grammatology)                                                                                                 

Glasnevin Campus (room TBC)

Registration not yet open

Course descriptor available here

10.00-16.00

Tues. 9 Apr.

2019

Communication Skills

How to get the most out of your Annual Review meeting

Dr Joseph Stokes (Dean of Graduate Studies, DCU)

Registration not yet open

TBA

Empowering Progression