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.
  • Queries should be sent to training.graduatestudies@dcu.ie

 

Semester 1 Schedule 2020-21
Jump to / November /  December

 

November 2020
Delivery
Time & Date
Status
Theme

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices: Mindfulness of the Worried Mind (session 2/4) with Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling and Personal Development Service, DCU.

Further details

 

Online 13.00-14.00
2nd Nov
   

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices: Responding rather than reacting to stress (session 3/4) with Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling and Personal Development Service, DCU.

Further details
 

Online 13.00-14.00
9th Nov

 
 

Effective Communication in Meetings & Seminars
Adrian Langan

 

Online

11.00-13.00
11th Nov

 

Communication
Skills

Recruitment & Selection with Siobhán Murphy, DCU Careers Service

 

 

Online

11.00-12.00
11th Nov

  Empowering Progression

Critical Thinking for PhD Students
Dr Karl Thomas, Creatovation
 

 

Online

10.00-13.00
12th Nov

 

 Empowering
Progression

Mindfulness, Wellbeing & Stress Reduction Practices: Self-Care-A Core Resource to Resilience (session 4/4) with Helena Ahern, Head of Counselling and Personal Development Service, DCU.

Further details

 

Online 13.00-
14.00
16th Nov
   

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

Fully Booked


 

Technical &
Library Skills


Year 1 Induction Programme & DCU Library Graduate Training

(Day 1 of 4)

'Literature Searching: Search Planning, Strategies and Tips'

  • Video available on YouTube from 23.11.20 (with follow-up Q&A on 26th Nov 2020)
  • Sage Research Methods (live)

Further information

 

Online 10.00-10.45
23rd Nov
Register here

Technical &
Library Skills

Year 1 Induction Programme & DCU Library Graduate Training

(Day 2 of 4)

  • Managing Information with Zotero

Further information

 

Online 10.00-10.30 24th Nov Register here

Technical &
Library Skills

Year 1 Induction Programme & DCU Library Graduate Training

(Day 3 of 4)

  • Communicating your Research
    (11:00-11:30)
  • Strategies for Research Promotion
    (11:30-12:30) 

Further information

 

Online 25th Nov Register here

Technical &
Library Skills

Year-1 Induction Programme & Research Integrity Training Programme

Introduction to Research Integrity
Further information

 

Online 10.30-12.00
26th Nov
  Research Integrity
Programme

Year 1 Induction Programme & DCU Library Graduate Training

(Day 4 of  4)

Literature Searching: 

  • Using Citation Databases to Track Research (12:00-13:00)
  • Follow-up Q&A on 'Search Planning, Strategies and Tips' (14:00-15:00) 

Further information

Online 26th Nov Register here

Technical &
Library Skills


 

December 2020
Delivery
Time & Date
Status
Theme

Year-1 Induction Programme & Research Integrity Training Programme

'Research Publication: Dissemination & Authorship Issues' with Dr Janine Bosak, Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, DCU Business School

 

Online 10.30-12.00
2nd Dec
Register here Research Integrity Programme

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

Register here

Technical &
Library Skills

 

Navigating Research in a Pandemic

Dr Geraldine Scanlon, Assistant Professor in Psychology and Education in the School of Human Development and Chair of DCU Research Ethics Committee
Note: this session is open to research students in all years of registration

 

Online 11.00-12.30
9th Dec
Register here Research Integrity 

 

Writing in the First Year
Dr Daniel Soule, Grammatology

 

 


Online

10.00-16.00
14th Dec

Fully Booked


Communication
Skills