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Networking for Researchers and Building Strategic Networks

Course Details

For Whom: Academics
Dates: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Location: The Pavilion
Time: 1pm - 2.30pm with light lunch from 12.45pm
Presenter: Ms. Louise McNamara and Dr. Rose Galvin
Duration: 1.5 Hours

Course Overview

Researcher Skills: 'Networking for Researchers' with Ms. Louise McNamara, Director, InvisioAs an experienced facilitator, Louise has worked with clients in the crucial areas of organisational planning, management & team development and executive coaching. She has worked closely with the university sector, one of the top legal firms in Ireland and a number of organisations in the software and financial services sectors. Louise has facilitated UL’s Networking for Success for Researchers programme, which has received excellent feedback for a number of years. Louise’s role within Invisio involves working in Ireland, Europe, Asia, Africa and the U.S.Researcher Tips: 'Building strategic Networks for Researchers' with Dr. Rose Galvin, University of LimerickRose graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BSc (hons) in Physiotherapy. She worked clinically before undertaking a PhD at the Discipline of Physiotherapy at Trinity College. Rose was the first physiotherapist to undertake a post-doctoral research fellowship at the national HRB Centre for Primary Care Research at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She was appointed as Director of the Centre in 2013 and joined the Department of Clinical Therapies in March 2015 to take up a Lectureship in Physiotherapy. In terms of research, Rose is involved in a number of different projects that focus on establishing standards for the quality of care of vulnerable patient groups in primary care, in particular, older adults. She is the principal investigator of two large research grants focusing on the prediction of adverse outcomes in the elderly with a range of national and international collaborators. She is also a participant on the Oxford International Primary Care Research Leadership Programme, designed to develop future leaders in primary care research.


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