My Research Approach – Engaging Communities Earlier this week I had some virtual meetings with some new colleagues in Maastricht and a theme that arose was our shared value and approach of “community-engaged research.” I realised how stimulating it is to speak with others who are using this approach, but that the concept of community-engaged […]
My Postdoc at Studio Europa Maastricht
What is Studio Europa Maastricht? Studio Europa Maastricht (SEM) is a partnership between Maastricht University, the Province of Limburg and the City of Maastricht who have come together to “Work on Europe.” SEM aims to demonstrate how Maastricht is a place for citizen dialogue and debate and can serve as a Centre for Excellence in […]
The Virtual Power Hour – Academic Productivity
In the final months of my PhD, COVID-19 restricted everyone in Ireland to work from the seclusion of our homes. PhD’s are a group that is already at risk of developing issues associated with working in isolation. Thankfully, I had a strong network of friends and fellow PhD seekers in place before the lockdowns hit. […]
Visiting Research Fellowship to University of Luxembourg
Having recently completed my PhD, I thoroughly recommend other freshly-minted doctors consider doing a visiting research fellowship at another university. It was a great experience learning about the different methodologies historians and anthropologists use to conduct research. I also learned that each discipline has its common challenges. For example, in social science, the sampling and […]
What’s Next After Netflix’s Bandersnatch?
Support academic research by interactive with this web documentary on travelling in Australia. Take the virtual tour!