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All-Ireland Doctoral Research Conference in Education


Friday, 08 May 2009 - Saturday, 09 May 2009

Organiser: UCD School of Education jointly with QUB school of education
Contact: Dr Dympna Devine

UCD School of Education, Roebuck Castle

Audience: Post graduate students and staff

All-Ireland Doctoral Research Conference in Education

The School of Education, Queen's University Belfast, and the School of Education, University College Dublin are to jointly host the first all Ireland conference for Doctoral students in Education, with the theme: "Doing your Doctoral Studies in Education: Questions, Challenges and Opportunities".

The conference, which will take place on Friday and Saturday May 8th and 9th 2009 (venue School of Education, Roebuck Castle, UCD) aims to provide a forum for doctoral students from all over Ireland to come together in a supportive environment to present and discuss their research and extend their understanding of advanced research in education. With 47 accepted submissions on topics ranging from research methods in education, higher education, pedagogy assessment and learning, diversity and inclusion in education, the conference will encourage the formation of professional links among educators and researchers in education who are at the earlier phases of their research careers. Key note address is provided by Professor Peter Mortimore (former Director of the London Institute of Education and pro vice chancellor of the university of London, ) on Friday May 8th at 5pm entitled: "The challenge of educational research: changing times, changing issues?".

A conference dinner is also being held in the Montrose Hotel at 8pm on May 8th. For further details please contact Dr Dympna Devine at the UCDSchool of Education.

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All-Ireland Doctoral Research Conference in Education