Research Week/Open Access Week 2021 at Maynooth University

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Maynooth University‘s Research Week 2021 runs October 18 – October 22 and coincides with Open Access Week. The Library is co-ordinating with the University on preparing a programme of talks online.

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Research Week 2021 – Table of Events Available to download in PDF 


Monday 18 October

10am – 11am Has Ireland Failed the COVID-19 Test?
11am – 12pm Repealed: Ireland’s ongoing fight for Reproductive Rights
12pm – 1pm Transport Planning in the Age of Climate Change: Leveraging Open Spatial Data
2pm – 3pm Embracing Diversity, Embracing Peace
5.30pm – 6.30pm Q&A with Claire Lynch, author of Small: On Motherhoods (2021)

Tuesday 19 October

9am – 3pm MU Hamilton Institute Affiliate’s Research Event 2021 – Day 1 of 2
11am – 11.30am Library Talk – Enhancing Knowledge Through Transparency and Openness; Professor Dermot Lynott, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
12pm – 1pm Library Talk – Using Reference Management Tools to enhance your research output; Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian, MU Library
1pm – 2pm Circuits of Care: Ageing and Japan’s Robot Revolution 2021 documentary (Online Screening) followed by Q&A/discussion with Professor David Prendergast (Director), Dr Naonori Kodate (UCD Japan Centre) and Daniel Balteanu (Cinematographer)
1pm – 2pm School of Business Research Speaker Series: “Towards an integrated theory of pro-poor innovation adoption in the bottom of the pyramid”, a research talk by Dr. Rajibul Hasan (Maynooth University)
2pm – 3pm Introduction to Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (MS Teams session)
3pm – 4pm Research Professional Training Session Online live demonstration (MS Teams)
4pm – 5pm Library Talk – Publishing Open Access: The Options; Ciarán Quinn, Research Support Librarian, MU Library
7pm – 9pm Same-Sex Mothering: A Roundtable Symposium
7.30pm – 9.30pm Professor Chi-chi Nwanoku – ‘Own it. If you’re not part of the solution, then you are part of the problem’ 

Wednesday 20 October

9am – 12.40pm MU Hamilton Institute Affiliate’s Research Event 2021 – Day 2 of 2
1pm – 2.30pm 3MT 3 Minute Thesis Competition
2pm – 3.30pm Department of International Development, Maynooth Research Week Seminar ‘Recent Research on International Development Practice’
2pm – 4pm Virtual Undergraduate Research Symposium
3pm – 4pm EURAXESS Ireland for Researchers in Ireland | Maynooth University
3pm – 4pm Digital Humanities and Ogham and Latinate inscriptions from Early Medieval times to the present
4pm – 5pm MIT CINCS (Communications Information Networks Circuits and Signals) / Hamilton Institute Seminar – Professor Paul Patras, University of Edinburgh; “Making Sense of Mobile Network Traffic using Deep Learning”
7.30pm – 9.30pm Professor Michael Rothberg – ‘Debating the Holocaust: Multidirectional Memory and the Politics of Comparison in Contemporary Germany’

Thursday 21 October

10am – 11am RTE Brainstorm Workshop 
11am – 12pm Online panel discussion on diversity in research and ‘Picture A Scientist’
12pm – 1pm Library Talk – Open Access Publishing in MU; Hugh Murphy, Head of Collections and Content, MU Library and Ruth O’Hara, Collections and Content, MU Library
1pm – 2pm Library Talk – From Pitch to Publication: Writing a book in the field of Library & Information Science
2pm – 3.30pm MaynoothSparks: A new normal? Research in the post-Covid world

Friday 22 October

11am – 12pm Library Talk – E-Legal Deposit Briefing; Honora Faul, Assistant Keeper (Published Collections), National Library of Ireland and Dr. Christoph Schmidt-Supprian, Acting Keeper (Collection Management), The Library of Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin
11am- 12pm Waking the Hirschfeld: an Oral History and Archival Study of a Dublin LGBTQ Centre
12pm -1pm Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Research at Maynooth University


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