Tag Archive: PhD

Jun 26 2017

Topic Modelling – Letters of 1916

Letters of 1916 is a public humanities project run by Maynooth University and directed by Professor Susan Schreibman. The project is creating a crowd-sourced digital collection of letters written between 1st November 1915 and 31st October 1916. For my internship, I have been working on the project as a research assistant, analysing the collection. One …

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May 10 2017

GST1 – 6: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 3

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 3: Inferential and Exploratory Quantitative Techniques Parametric and …

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May 04 2017

GST1 – 5: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 2

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 2: Introduction to Hypothesis Testing Hypothesis testing starts …

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May 03 2017

GST1 – 4: Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 1

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences 1: Probability Distributions This is the first in …

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Apr 13 2017

Trolls and Critics in the 19th Century

We often like to perceive the past as something quite alien, populated with unfamiliar people who are ‘not like us’. However, the more primary sources you encounter, the more this belief is shaken. For part of my Literature Review I have been exploring the 19th century reviews of Jane Austen, Maria Edgeworth and Sydney Owenson’s …

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Feb 03 2017

GST1 – 3: Measuring Your Research Impact

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Your Researcher Impact: Measuring Your Research Impact This session, led by CiarĂ¡n Quinn the …

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Feb 01 2017

GST1 – 2: Accelerated Expertise

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Accelerated Expertise Session on Accelerated Expertise and Superintelligence presented by Dr D Delany from …

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Nov 05 2016

Getting Organised – Referencing

September marked the half way point of my PhD. So, as it is time to get things organised and focus on writing, I have decided to write a series of posts about my workflow. This is partly to help me clarify and streamline my processes, but also in case it is of use to anyone …

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Oct 03 2016

Jane Austen in Vector Space – Presentation at JADH

In September, I presented a paper which discussed the application of vector space models to a corpus of Jane Austen’s published novels at the Japanese Association for Digital Humanities Conference in Tokyo. The paper was titled ‘Jane Austen in Vector Space: Applying vector space models to 19th century literature’ and outlined some of the findings …

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Jul 14 2016

GST1 – 1: Author Seminar

GST 1 is a module at Maynooth University which aims to improve research skills and employability. To gain 5 ECTS for this module you need to attend 6 sessions and produce a diary entry or set of notes for each one. Author Seminar: Scientific Journals, Peer Review and How to Write a Great Research Paper …

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