"My memory is that I made it back to the bedroom as if I had become a new team member on Floor is Lava. It probably looked much worse in real life."
Research Radar – Cian T. McMahon
'I also make a point every evening of organizing, labelling, and filing away in my hard-drive everything I collect on that day so that I don’t return to a huge, undifferentiated, digital pile of photos with names like “IMG_2874.”'
Research Radar – Peggy Regan
"Favourite form of procrastination?" "Another cup of tea."
Research Radar – Laoighseach Ní Choistealbha
"I...agree with what many others have said here about imposter syndrome. Everyone has it, and if you don’t, what’s your secret?"
Research Radar – Audrey Walshe
"I think it is important to remember that feeling overwhelmed is normal."
Research Radar – Matina Skalkogiannis
"I definitely miss interactions, and absolutely soak them up when I am on campus."
Research Radar – Martina Hynan
"We have the most innovative women artists here in Ireland, and I want to be part of bringing that rich history into the core of Irish Studies as a field."
Research Radar – Rebecca Barr
"[A] mordant sense of humour is a great resource when surrounded by people taking themselves too seriously."
Research Radar – Dean Farrell
"[L]earning how to do a PhD is a process. Balance is a goal that is important to work towards, but be kind to yourself and make it work for you."
Research Radar – Julie Guyot
"Even though there is no scientific proof to back me up, I have always found that listening to classical music heightens my receptivity and creativity."
Research Radar – Kate Bevan-Baker
"When I’m practicing or composing new musical ideas, voice memos on my iPhone are invaluable."
Research Radar – Darragh Gannon
"I have to have tea/coffee on hand when I’m writing. It serves as a useful coping mechanism for when words are not appearing during the creative process."
Research Radar – Teresa Dunne
"[W]hen they opened up the library again and I could actually browse the shelves, I didn't know what to do with myself... so much freedom!"
Research Radar – Ali Kenefick
"What it comes down to is that you are the expert on your work. You have to trust that."
Research Radar – Molly-Claire Gillett
"PhD work can be lonely, and these tools helped me to combat that."
"[D]oing archival research in Cuba prepared me for a global pandemic."
Briefly, on Dual Pandemics and Archives of Feelings
"I see the materials with which the team has engaged...as a repository of feelings and emotions."
Disease-Related Deaths: A Cycle
"Noting the rise in cases, a spike, and then a gradual petering out over time was incredibly calming during the summer of 2020..."