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Masterclass Series

A series of free masterclasses focusing on specialist research tools, skills, and methods.

The Geary Institute for Public Policy is pleased to announce the dates for the 2023 – 2024 series of masterclasses, each focusing on a specific research method, tool, or professional skill. The masterclasses are for UCD staff and research students. There is no charge for attending. Each masterclass will take place in the Geary Institute for Public Policy.

Please register for your preferred masterclasses using the links below.

Date and Time Topic Speaker Room Register here
23rd October 12:00- 13:00 Introduction to Open Access European Social Survey (ESS) Data Dr Ebru Isikli F103A Newman Building  
8th December 11:00- 12:00 Introduction to Webscraping using R  Sarah King Geary Institute  
2nd February  11:00- 12:00 Introduction to European Social Survey in Practice - Follow Up Session  Dr Ebru Isikli and Olga Li Geary Institute  
28th February 12:00-  13:00 Court cases as data: qualitative social research in practice Dr Stephan Koppe Daedalus Building, DAE G5 (opens in a new window)Link
27th March 13:00- 15:00 Research-Based Simulation in Teaching Dr Samuel Brazys TBC Coming Soon

25th April 13:00-15:00

Qualitative Research Methodology - from Theory to Practice Dr Ronald Moore B002, Geary Boardroom. (opens in a new window)Link

27th May 12:00- 13:30

Key ethical considerations in qualitative research Dr Muireann Ní Raghallaigh B002, Geary Boardroom (opens in a new window)Link

Please direct any queries about masterclass registration to (opens in a new window)geary@ucd.ie or to Juliana Thomé (opens in a new window)juliana.thomedossantos@ucd.ie 

Contact the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy

UCD Geary Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 4615 | E: geary@ucd.ie | Location Map(opens in a new window)