Postgraduate Courses at CNGL Universities
There are a number of postgraduate research opprtunities available on the vacancies page. You can view our Taught Programmes page for information on courses related to CNGL research themes.
CNGL alumni have gone on take top positions in industry and at universities around the world. Take a look at our alumni page to their education and career path.
Continuing Professional Development
CNGL supports a number of seminar series across individual component research disciplines, including a popular series with the National Centre for Language Technology, seminars hosted by each of member research groups and the Dublin Computational Linguistics Research Seminars series. CNGL operates internal member-focused training programmes on presentation skills, Intellectual Property, commercialisation and entrepreneurship and project management. CNGL also provides “101” sessions for all staff on key CNGL topics. PhD students are also given opportunities to undertake an internship with industry partners.
Thesis in Three
CNGL takes part in the ‘Thesis in 3’ competition every year. Tin3 challenges fourth level students to effectively present the highlights of their doctoral research in just three minutes. The competition is designed to showcase, in bite-sized chunks, the world-class research being conducted in Ireland. Students from the SFI-funded Centres for Science, Engineering and Technology (CSETs) must deliver an “elevator pitch” overview of their work in just 3 minutes and with the use of 3 only slides.
LRC Best Thesis Award
CNGL’s LRC Best Thesis Award, sponsored by Symantec, is an annual award presented to the author of the best research publication in an area relevant to internationalisation and localisation. The LRC award is the most valuable and longest established academic award in localisation. Students who have completed a thesis on a relevant theme within the past two years are invited to submit their work to the LRC for consideration and judging by a panel of academic and industry experts.