How to get stuff down

After reading the blog post by The Thesis Whisperer titled "Another way to write 1000 words a day" I was inspired to try the Pomodoro technique. It was developed in the 1980s, and it is a way to reduce distractions and concentrate the brain on a set task for a short time period. You work … Continue reading How to get stuff down

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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

Postgraduate networking event 4th March 2016

Maynooth University is divided into North and South campus, our office is based in NIRSA (North Campus) which is an institute within the social sciences, meaning it has close connections with the Geography Department (South Campus), myself and Rachel’s alma mater, you could say.  As a result, both of us would still be closely linked … Continue reading Postgraduate networking event 4th March 2016