Your body is a battleground by Barbara Kruger

Bye Bye Daddy, Hello Soldier: Conscripting Irish Masculinity in Anti-Choice Posters

Political posters and advertisements offer many insights into the personality of a campaign. As a feminist scholar, my interest in… Continue Reading Bye Bye Daddy, Hello Soldier: Conscripting Irish Masculinity in Anti-Choice Posters

The Festive Season and Mental Health in Academia: Why We Should Resolve to be Selfish

There is nothing like the merriment of the festive season to amplify internal negativity in the hearts and minds of… Continue Reading The Festive Season and Mental Health in Academia: Why We Should Resolve to be Selfish

New Project: Embedding Digital Literacies in HEIs

I recently began a new position as the DARIAH Ireland Postdoctoral Researcher. I am based in the discipline of digital… Continue Reading New Project: Embedding Digital Literacies in HEIs

Finding Your Stephen King and Your Way Around the Paywalls when the Academic Library is Out of Reach

A few months ago I was invited to speak to the #PhDchatUCC group in University College Cork about my experience… Continue Reading Finding Your Stephen King and Your Way Around the Paywalls when the Academic Library is Out of Reach

Did the Dog Eat Your Empathy?

In the past academic year alone students have come to me about a range of issues that have effected their… Continue Reading Did the Dog Eat Your Empathy?

DigComp 2.1 and Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

DigComp 2.1 was published this month by the JRC of the European Commission, an update to 2016’s DigComp 2.0. The… Continue Reading DigComp 2.1 and Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

“Imagine. . .”: John Lennon as an Entry Point to Learning about Transcendentalism

*As part of my studies in the Certificate for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education I was asked to write… Continue Reading “Imagine. . .”: John Lennon as an Entry Point to Learning about Transcendentalism

A Domain of One’s Own: Taking Control of Digital Selfhood

I attended Jim Groom’s talk in Cork (31st march 2017) and want to say a few words while it’s fresh… Continue Reading A Domain of One’s Own: Taking Control of Digital Selfhood