MSCA Ireland Doctoral Networks Promotional Event

The Irish Marie Skłodowska-Curie Office is hosting a webinar on the 2024 MSCA Doctoral Networks call.

This webinar was held on Wednesday, 8th May, 2024  

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The call is open to all disciplines and sectors and funds consortia of organisations (universities, research institutions, businesses, SMEs, charities, and other non-academic organisations) to implement doctoral training programmes. The objective of these networks is to train highly skilled doctoral candidates, stimulate their creativity, enhance their innovation capacities, and boost their employability in the long-term.

This webinar is aimed at researchers and staff in Irish-based academic and non-academic organisations, who are interested in the 2024 MSCA Doctoral Networks call. MC of the webinar is Dr Jane Carrigan, MSCA National Contact Point.

Keynote Speakers:

Dr Julien Giordani

Dr Julien Giordani, MSCA Doctoral Networks Call Coordinator, European Commission Research Executive Agency.

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Dr Julien Giordani is from the Doctoral Networks unit in the Research Executive Agency. After obtaining a PhD in Human Genetics, he joined the Nanotechnology unit of DG RTD in the European Commission. Following this in 2009, he joined the REA in the Security Research unit, before joining the MSCA ITN unit in 2016 as panel coordinator for ITN European Industrial Doctorates, followed by panel coordinator for the Life Science panel. He has worked for the last number of years as call coordinator for the MSCA Doctoral Networks Call.

Professor Sarah Hudson

Professor Sarah Hudson, ‘LongActNow’ ITN Coordinator, University of Limerick.

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Professor Sarah Hudson has a PhD in biocatalysis from the University of Limerick (UL). She was an MSCA Global Fellow awardee and was a postdoctoral researcher in Massachusetts Institute of Technology  and Waterford Institute of Technology (now SETU) before securing an academic position in 2011 in the Department of Chemical Sciences at UL, where she is also Materials Theme leader and a principal investigator in the SSPC, the SFI National Research Centre for Pharmaceuticals.  She is the Coordinator for the ITN industrial doctorate project LongActNow.

Professor Debbie Ging

Professor Debbie Ging, ‘PARTICIPATE’ Doctoral Network Coordinator, Dublin City University.

View presentation: Debbie Ging – Presentation

Professor Debbie Ging is Professor of Digital Media and Gender in the School of Communications at Dublin City University. She teaches and researches on gender, sexuality and digital media, with a focus on digital hate, online anti-feminist men’s rights politics, the incel subculture and radicalisation of boys and men into male supremacist ideologies. Debbie’s research also addresses youth experiences of gender-based and sexual abuse online and educational interventions to tackle this issue. Professor Ging is the Coordinator of the PARTIPATE Doctoral Network project.