Our PhD student Diego Garaialde was awarded NUI Travelling Studentship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The award pays for his tuition for the next 3 years of his PhD and requires that he spend a portion of his PhD abroad to develop international relationships. He chose to spend 6 months every year in three locations Birmingham, working with Andrew Howes, London working with Anna Cox, and lastly San Francisco where he will be interning with Cerego LLC.
Diego Garaialde recently graduated with a Master’s in Cognitive Science from University College Dublin. Prior to this he completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Dublin City University. He is based at UCD for his PhD in Psychology which will investigate the role of incentives in the formation of positive new learning habits that can improve retention in online education. 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.
Image http://www.nui.ie: At the award presentation, Diego Garaialde, second from the right.