France & Ireland working together - February 2017

In March 2017, culinary arts, hospitality and tourism trainings links between France & Ireland will be celebrated with the very special Goût de/GoodFrance tour, throughout Ireland!

Ulysses 2017 & Facts and figures about the Ulysses programme

The list of the 2017 laureates is out! Check out herewhich Irish-French teams will be receiving fundings this year.
By the way, the Ulysses scheme is now turning 20! We have assembled some facts and figures about the scheme (who took part? which institutions?...) there.

France & Ireland in four new INTERREG projects

Four new NWE Interreg projects bring together France and Ireland in the fields of ocean energy, Open Data, bioeconomy and e-mental health. See herefor a brief presentation.

Erasmus stories: Carlota, "be mindful & have fun"!

Read aboutCarlota’s experience of Erasmus in France. Student from Trinity College Dublin, half-Irish half-Spanish, she did her Erasmus in Bordeaux, Victor-Segalen University.

"France & Ireland meet: George Moore": a one-day conference organised last December about this Irish writer who made Paris his home and became the leading propagandist for French Impressionism and literary realism in the English-speaking world.

Events supported by the French Embassy

Events to come

COMING SOON: the Month of la Francophonie 2017

Next March, the Month of la Francophonie is back!
With a jam-packed programme of events in a multitude of domains (cinema, music, literature, arts…) and taking place throughout Ireland, it aims at promoting French language and humanistic values. Most of the events are free ! Stay tuned or look out for the #FrancophonieFestival on social networks!

  • 23rd March: "MyThesis in 180 seconds… in French!"(Dublin)
    If you are a PhD student and itching to test your French oral skills, we got you sorted out! We are launching the first "My Thesis in 180 seconds... in French". All nationalities & all research domains are welcome!
    Deadline for registration: 2nd March 2017 - more info here
  • 28th March: University Debating Contest (Dublin)
    This is now a regular rendez-vous of the Month of La Francophonie! Nothing better than seeing some students debate and argue in French! Who will dethrone NUI Galway’s French society?
    Deadline for registration: 28th February 2017 - more info here
8th February: ’Does the brain have a sex/gender?’ (Dublin)

A conference by renowned French neurobiologist and committed feminist Dr. Vidal.
All welcomed but admission ticketed

24th March: ’Foucault in Ireland’ (Dublin)

A one-day symposium at the Royal Irish Academy to explore the work of prominent French philosopher Michel Foucault

What took place these last few months

A quick review of our activities in 2016

We have gathered some facts and figures about scientific and academic cooperation between France & Ireland in 2016 and our main activities. Have a look!

3 Irish Young Researchers were selected for the WISYT in Paris!

Following our call for applications, 3 young Irish researchers were selected to go to Paris for a weekful of activities, meetings and exchanges with stakeholders of the scientific community in Paris and in the two Universcience museum.

A 20,000€ scholarship awarded to Dr. Derek Crawley, Irish orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Derek Crawley, Irish orthopedic surgeon, received a 20.000€ scholarship to spend one year of training in France.

Published on 27/01/2017

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