Scholarship for Service Learning Opportunity in Uganda (ISLA)

The International Service Learning Alliance in association with Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment, based in the United States are now offering scholarships for our service-learning internship in Uganda. Scholarships are available for a Winter or Spring start date and applications are due October 21. 

Students can learn about the internships in Uganda via

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Seeking Applications for visiting U.S. Fullbright Specialists

The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is seeking applications from Irish institutions until 13th November 2015 to bring a U.S. Fulbright Specialist to their institution for two to six weeks from March 2016.  It is a creative and cost-effective way of accessing U.S. academics and professionals who might not be free to come for longer periods. The program enables Irish colleges, research centers, and educational and cultural institutions to invite U.S.

Ireland Canada Research Exchange Scholarship Programme

The Irish Canada University Foundation ( ICUF) are developing research links between Ireland and Canada through the provision of scholarships and fellowships available for mobility between Ireland and Canada for PhD students/postdocs and established researchers.

European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation. Apply Now!

Europe introduced its first award for scientific research to find appropriate responses to social challenges. The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation is launched with the aim of celebrating excellent research practices by actively exploring, articulating and sharing promising innovative responsible research practices across Europe.

Call for Proposals: European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation

New Call for proposals

Have you successfully incorporated innovative methods to align your research with the needs of society? Do you contribute responsibly to the development of a smart, inclusive and sustainable society?

The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation invites you to share your responsible research project and receive €20.000!

Lorraine McIlrath, Campus Engage Steering Committee, NUIG shortlisted for Personality of the Year 2015 for EU Democratic Citizenship Awards

Lorraine McIlrath, Community Knowledge Initiative at NUI Galway and Campus Engage Steering Committee member, has been shortlisted for Personality of the Year for the 2015 European Democratic Citizenship Awards after an international Jury selected four nominees for the category. To be shortlisted is a huge honour for the CKI and NUI Galway.

Upcoming Event: Inspiring, inciting and enlightening: teaching politics in our universities

The event surrounding the topic of 'Teaching politics in our Universities: inspiring, inciting and enlightening' will take place in NUI offices on 49 Merrion Square, September 18th 2015. 

An introduction will be provided by Dr. Clodagh Harris & Dr. Bríd Quinn (co-conveners of the PSAI teaching and learning specialist group). This will be followed by a Keynote address from Professor John Craig (School of Social, Psychological and Communication Sciences, Leeds Beckett University) titled 'Linking academic study and practice'.  


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