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UCD School of Information and Communication Studies seek a Professor/Full Professor (Head of School) in Information and Communication Studies.

University College Dublin is seeking to fill a Professor/Full Professor role in Information and Communication Studies to offer leadership to the School in its goal to grow its research, teaching, and international engagement. This is a permanent full-time role in the UCD School of Information and Communication Studies.

MLIS student Mary Clare O'Brien, has been awarded the Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust.

Congratulations to Mary Clare O'Brien, one of our MLIS students, who has been awarded the Thomas Dammann Junior Memorial Trust, to research and catalogue the Irish Sweepstakes graphic design and advertisement collection, for the National Irish Visual Arts Library.

UCD iSchool and School of Sociology Staff Receive €375K Science Foundation Ireland Grant.

Professor Kalpana Shankar has received a €375,000, four year grant from Science Foundation Ireland to study peer review process and outcomes at the agency.

A new one-year postgraduate cert in Digital Information Stewardship is being offered by Humboldt University and UCD School of Information and Communication Studies.

In coordination with Humboldt University (Berlin)'s School of Library and Information Science, UCD's School of Information and Communication Studies is offering a postgraduate certificate in Digital Information Stewardship. The certificate will be issued by Humboldt University but students will take modules online and in person in Dublin.

Waki Kamino, an undergraduate student, has been selected for a research fellowship.

Congratulations to Waki Kamino, one of our undergraduate students, who has been selected for an International Summer Research Fellowship at the School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering at Indiana University-Bloomington to work with Selma Sabanovic.

Graduate Kim Harte has been awarded The Alan Harrison Medal.

Graduate of The School of Information and Communication Studies, Kim Harte, has been awarded The Alan Harrison Medal. The medal is awarded to the student who achieves the highest grade in the BA degree examination who entered the degree as a mature student. Congratulations Kim from all at the school.

NUI Travelling Studentship in the Humanities and Social Sciences 2017

PhD student Diego Garaialde was awarded a NUI Travelling Studentship. He will visit the University of Birmingham and University College London in the UK and Cerego LLC in California, USA, as part of his Travelling Studentship.

Two UCD iSchool lecturers nominated for the Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper Award at iConference 2018

The School of Information and Communication Studies at UCD is pleased to announce the nomination of two of our lecturers as the finalists for the “Most Interesting Preliminary Results Paper” award at the iConference 2018.
We would like to congratulate Dr. Amber Cushing and Dr. Bahareh Heravi on this achievement.

MSc Digital Curation shortlisted for GradIreland Higher Education Awards

We are delighted to announce that our MSc Digital Curation has been shortlisted for the Grad Ireland Higher Education Awards in the ‘Best New’ Course category!

The School's Digital Curation program was short listed as a finalist for a European Digital Skills Award 2017

Digital Curation program was short listed as a finalist for a European Digital Skills Award 2017 for ICT skills for professionals!

Dr Claire McGuinness was awarded a 'Teaching Excellence Award' for commitment to teaching excellence.

The award winners first had to be nominated by students or colleagues in order to be eligible to apply for an award. Within the College, 388 staff were nominated, in most cases by students.

New BSc Social Sciences degree launched by University College Dublin

In response to the needs of graduates to develop strong research skills, acquire real-world work experience and cultivate a global mindset, University College Dublin has launched a new four-year BSc Social Sciences degree

Digital Research Skills e-learning Project

Digital Research Skills e-learning project was launched on December the 6th.

Professor Kalapana featured in research stories publication 'Towards the Good Society'.

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law launched a research stories publication 'Towards the Good Society'and a Researcher from each School in the College is profiled. Research stories by expert academics in the social sciences and related disciplines in University College Dublin.