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A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

This is a book I couldn't recommend more! It is one of the only books written about the PhD experience which I have read and I felt was 100% true to my experience. I lent it to Aoife and we have both had the same opinion. There are a number of different valuable sections but … Continue reading A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

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Aziz Ansari

Of all the horrible ‘Weinstenesque’ stories of late, the one that really got to me was the Aziz Ansari story. Link here in case you have missed it. I think that this affected me not only for the reasons below but because (like Louis C.K.) I couldn’t believe someone I was a fan of, and … Continue reading Aziz Ansari

‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

Following Aoife's last post, this is a reprint of the blog published on Eye on the world: Mc Ardle, R. (2016) ‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN, Eye on the World Maynooth Geography, [online] October 14th 2016. Available at: https://maynoothgeography.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/squat-city-evicted-again-in-august-2016-the-battle-over-the-grangegorman-squat-in-dublin/ (accessed 31st January 2017). "From 2013 … Continue reading ‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

SWIG Ireland

SWIG Ireland

On Friday the 6th of May 2016, we had our first meeting of SWIG Ireland, at the conference of Irish Geographers 2016. SWIG stands for Supporting Women in Geography, and grew out of a women’s networking group based in Maynooth University.  In contrast, SWIG Ireland will be nationwide and across numerous institutions. At the event … Continue reading SWIG Ireland