NUI Galway Academic Awarded Prestigious Cambridge University Fellowship

Professor Dáibhí Ó Cróinín from the Discipline of History and the Moore Institute at NUI Galway, has been awarded the prestigious Parnell Fellowship in Irish Studies at Cambridge University for the year 2017-2018. The appointment is a Professorial Visiting Fellowship offered every year by Cambridge University to a distinguished Irish scholar or artist. The first… | Read on »

Applications invited for NEW MA in Digital Cultures!!

        This NEW Master’s programme introduces students to concepts, debates, tools and methods related to the application of digital technologies to humanities research and creative (especially literary) practice.  The programme is co-taught by staff from English, Information Technology, Media Studies and other units, including the James Hardiman Library. DURATION: One year full-time… | Read on »

Moore Institute Hosts Innovative Career Development Event with Major Industry Employers

Moore Institute hosts innovative session for arts and humanities graduates on ‘Taking the next step post-PhD/Masters: Career development beyond academia’ NUI Galway’s Moore Institute will host an innovative career development event on Friday 28 April. Entitled ‘Taking the next step post-PHD/Masters: Career development beyond academia’, it will introduce NUI Galway arts and humanities students to… | Read on »

IRC announces Laureate Awards Programme for Early/Mid career academics

We are delighted to announce that the IRC has just launched a new call for funding – the Laureate Awards programme – inviting applications at the early and mid-career level (Starting and Consolidator).  Successful applicants will be required to make a follow-on application to the ERC. See below for Award descriptions and PhD eligibility criteria…. | Read on »

Arts, Humanities & Innovation – Connecting with Industry

Over the coming semester we are running a series of events aimed at developing links between researchers in the Arts and Humanities, and industries that have experience hiring or collaborating with those from such backgrounds. These events will be of particular interest to PhD students considering options for their future career development.   Speaker Series Over the coming months… | Read on »

PhD Scholarship in Digital Arts and Humanities – Call for Applications

PhD Scholarship in Digital Arts & Humanities Call for Applications NUI Galway invites applications for a four-year structured PhD scholarship in Digital Arts & Humanities to commence in September 2017. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 14 April 2017. Applications are made via the Postgraduate Application Centre: www.pac.ie/nuig (see below). The Structured… | Read on »

February 2017 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in February: Dr Veronica Johnson (Independent Scholar) who will be with us until 19th February working on her project ‘The Film Company of Ireland and Dublin Cinemas’ in collaboration with Dr Sean Crosson. Veronica can be contacted on veronicajohnson@eircom.net Dr Alinne Balduino Pirez Fernandes (Universidade… | Read on »

January 2017 Visiting Fellows

The Moore Institute is delighted to welcome the following Visiting Fellows in January: Dr Trisia Farrelly (Massey University, New Zealand) will be with us until 19th January working on her project ‘ The Political Ecologies of Plastic Waste’ in collaboration with Dr Frances Fahy. Trisia can be contacted on t.farrelly@massey.ac.nz Dr Peadar Ó Muircheartaigh (… | Read on »

Prof Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh launches new book on Máirtín Mór McDonogh by Jackie Uí Chionna

Moore Institute Postdoctoral fellow Jackie Ui Chionna launched her new book He was Galway – Máirtín Mór McDonogh, 1860–1934 on Decmeber 8. The biography of Galway’s ‘big man’ was launched by Gearoid Ó Tuathaigh Professor Emeritus in History and former Dean of Arts and Vice-President of NUI Galway Martin ‘Máirtín Mór’ McDonogh was a natural entrepreneur,… | Read on »