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A Chrysanthemum and a Suspiciously-Tidy Field: Unburying Direct Provision in Ireland

This essay by Joseph S. Robinson is the fourth in a series of posts written by allies of MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. MASI hosted their first national conference, ‘Towards a More Human Asylum Process‘ in Liberty Hall 5 October 2019 Hidden in Plain Sight: Temporal Tricks and Tuam Babies In December […]

Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland (MASI) Conference 5 Oct 2019 – Towards a More Humane Asylum Process

This is the third in a series of posts written by allies of MASI, the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. MASI will be hosting their first national conference, ‘Towards a More Human Asylum Process; in Liberty Hall 5 October 2019. On Saturday, 5 October 2019 in Liberty Hall, Dublin the Movement of Asylum Seekers Ireland […]

Maynooth Geographers @CIG 2019

15-18 May 2019, NUI Galway Wednesday May 15th 2019 13:45 – 15:15 Gerald Mills, Rowan Fealy, Katherine Burton; Tine Ningal, Exploring the climate of cities using remotely sensed data: A Dublin case study – Venue: Bailey Allen Hall Louise Sarsfield Collins, Troubling Narratives of Here and There: a critique of the annual ILGA Sexual Orientation […]

Tips for finishing a PhD

As I (Rachel Mc Ardle) have recently finished my PhD, I thought it would be a good opportunity to reflect on some tips which helped me survive the last few months and weeks of my PhD:   Mental health/ well-being tips: There is light at the end of the tunnel, even when it often feels […]

History of Geomatics in Geography at Maynooth University

1980s: First GIS research/teaching in Ireland by Dennis Pringle. 1991: Introduction of Year 3 undergraduate option ‘Environmental Remote Sensing’ taught by Paul Gibson. This is the first and longest running such course in Ireland. Has run every year between 1991 and 2017-8. 1997: Introduction of first national Higher Diploma/Masters Postgraduate Course in GIS & Applied […]

Maynooth Geographers @ the RGS/IBG. Cardifff

Wednesday 29 August 2018 Session 1 (09:00 – 10:40) Rachel McArdle, Apollo House, and #mynameis, Activist responses to ‘fast’ policy in Ireland, Main Building – Wallace Lecture Theatre Rob Kitchin, Data-driven urbanism, citizenship and justice, Main Building – Large Chemistry Lecture Theatre Session 2 (11:10 – 12:50) Georgina Perryman, Walking The Path to Change? Political […]

‘In Johannesburg, on my own, without any luggage, wondering what the heck I have done’: Some Reflections on Doing Fieldwork

‘In Johannesburg, on my own, without any luggage, wondering what the heck I have done’ Thus begins the first entry in my journal after arriving in South Africa, to conduct research for my PhD, which explores the legal geographies of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer people in southern Africa.  My luggage turned up a […]