Workshops and Events for Research Students

  • Research students will be invited to register for each session by email. Registration opens at least two weeks in advance of the scheduled event.
  • Spaces are limited on many of these sessions. We ask that you register for a space only if you are certain that you will attend.
  • There is a cost associated with running these sessions. Please contact training.graduatestudies@dcu.ie if you need to cancel your place. 
  • The dates and times are provisional. Participants should check their DCU email account for any notifications in advance of each session. 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.
  • Queries should be sent to training.graduatestudies@dcu.ie
Semester 1 Schedule 2020-21:
October November December

 

October 2020
Delivery
Time & Date
Status
Theme

Research Student Orientation
Pre-recorded video with
Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies

Further information for new students

 

Online
via
MyDCU
(Loop)

NA

Available
to view
on Loop
Empowering 
Progression


Year-1 Induction Programme:
Graduate Training Planning

Online Q&A Session with Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies & Ms Yvonne McLoughlin, Head of DCU Careers Service.

Note: Students are advised to watch the PGR Orientation Video available via the 'MyDCU' Loop page prior to participating in this session.
Zoom link available via MyDCU on Loop.


Online
via
MyDCU

(Loop)


13.00-14.00
2nd Oct

 

 



 

Empowering
Progression

 


Registry's Change of Module Choice Period

Available via My Details on Student Apps
Further information from the Registry website

 

Online

5th-9th Oct

   

Year-1 Induction Programme:

Navigating Your Way Through Your Research Degree
Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies 

Online

15.00-17.00
20th Oct

 

 

Empowering
Progression

 

Presenting your Research Effectively
Adrian Langan

 

Online

11.00-13.00
21st Oct

 

 

Communication
Skills

Staying Well While Social Distancing
Dr Hugh Kearns, Flinders University & iThinkWell

 

Online

10.00-12.00
21st Oct

 

Student 
Wellbeing

NVivo - Beginners Level
Ben Meehan, QDA Training

Online

9.00-17.00
22nd Oct

 


Technical &
Library Skills

NVivo - Intermediate Level
Ben Meehan, QDA Training

Online

9.00-17.00
23rd Oct

 

 


Technical &
Library Skills

Writing in the Final Year
Dr Daniel Soule, Grammatology

 

Online
10.00-16.00
26th Oct

 

Communication
Skills
Closing date for Deferral of Academic Year applications 
See Registry website
Online 30th Oct    

 

November 2020
Delivery
Time & Date
Status
Theme

Recruitment & Selection
Siobhán Murphy, DCU Careers Service

 

Online

11.00-12.00
4th Nov

  Empowering
Progression

Effective Communication in Meetings & Seminars
Adrian Langan

 

Online

11.00-13.00
11th Nov

 

Communication
Skills

Critical Thinking for PhD Students
Dr Karl Thomas, Creatovation
 

Online

10.00-13.00
12th Nov

 

 Empowering
Progression

Writing in the First Year
Dr Daniel Soule, Grammatology

 

Online

10.00-16.00
16th Nov


 

Communication
Skills

Postgraduate Research Coffee Morning

 

Online

10.30-11.30
18th Nov


 

Student
Wellbeing

Creating a Research Video: 
Introduction to Digital Storytelling
with Nick Codd

 

Online
16.00-18.00
20th Nov
 
Communication
Skills

Beginers SPSS 
Dr Anastasios Karakolidis, ERC

Note:
This class will run over 3 evenings:
23rd, 25th and 26th November 
Participants must attend all 3 classes. 
 


Online


17.30-19.30
23-26 Nov




 

Technical &
Library Skills


 

December 2020
Delivery
Time & Date
Status
Theme

Beginners SPSS 
Dr Anastasios Karakolidis, ERC

Note:
This class will run over 2 consecutive days (3 hrs per session).       
Participants must attend both classes.
11:00 - 14:00pm on the dates 5th and 6th of December 2020.


Online

11.00-14.00

5-6th Dec

 

Technical &
Library Skills

 

Writing in the First Year
Dr Daniel Soule, Grammatology

 


Online

10.00-16.00

14th Dec

 

Communication
Skills