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My advice to potential students and researchers is ‘it’s never too late to start’ your adventure in third level education! I began my studies for a degree in Social Science in my mid-forties and I could never have imagined that it would be the first step in an incredible journey in education. Culminating in the pursuit of a research PhD in Sociology, examining the importance of the role of fathers in contemporary Ireland. I was also actively encouraged and supported by the school to apply for a post-graduate scholarship from the Irish Research Council and I was awarded this valuable scholarship.
Barbara Moore, PhD Candidate

UCD Sociology

    UCD School of Sociology

    Newman Building (Room D401), University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
    T: +353 1 716 8263