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Pictures of TCD JPR Vol. XI launch

This was an outstanding event and, according to many, the best launch of the Journal of Postgraduate Research (JPR) to date (no doubt the cover was the best ever). Many thanks to our panel members, especially Senator David Norris, for lighting up the audience with his wit and charm.  I also can’t forget to congratulate our…… Continue reading Pictures of TCD JPR Vol. XI launch

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Lessons I learned as Editor

Now that my role as Editor for the TCD Journal of Postgraduate Research (Volume 11) is practically finished, I want to reflect back on the experience, share the negatives and positives, but more importantly, touch on the wealth of knowledge I accumulated throughout the arduous process of putting together an academic journal.  I’ve broken this…… Continue reading Lessons I learned as Editor

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Radical and yet professional

It wasn’t my job as Editor to put together the front and back cover for TCD JPR Vol. 11.  That task was Mary O’Connor’s, the President of the Graduate Students’ Union.  She did what I think is an amazing job.  Take a look at the front and back cover. Now we just have to get…… Continue reading Radical and yet professional

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Finally, but the work continues

The steadfast peer review team and I have finally wrapped up the final articles for publication in TCD Journal of Postgraduate Research, Vol. 11: Ireland’s Research on the World Stage.  You can view the abstracts here.  The next week or so will be dedicated to giving them one last careful proofread.  It’s a pain, but it…… Continue reading Finally, but the work continues

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My forthcoming publication in Metro Éireann

I’m excited that Metro Éireann is publishing my article on the story of my Pakistani friend here in Dublin.  The article is set to be published on May 1st. Below is some information cut and pasted from Wikipedia. Metro Éireann is Ireland’s multicultural newspaper. It is published by Metro Publishing and Consultancy Limited. The tabloid-format paper was established by…… Continue reading My forthcoming publication in Metro Éireann

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Praise for teaching

A student in one of my tutorials, who happens to be a well-known journalist here in Ireland, just sent this nice message, which for me makes all the effort throughout the year well worth it. Hi Craig, Just wanted to extend a big thank you for your interesting tutorials during the year and for compiling…… Continue reading Praise for teaching