Maura McHugh

Organisations


05/08 - Present

Codex Writers' Group
:: Codex is an online community that brings together pro-level speculative fiction writers in the early stages of their careers who are actively writing, for the purposes of networking and sharing information.

05/05 - Present

Galway Screenwriters and Playwrights Group
:: A fortnightly meeting for screenwriters and playwrights, in which they workshop material, share information about industry news, critique films and plays, and offer career support to one other.

01/00 - 08/01

Online.ie
Technology Host
Part Time

:: Organised the specialist technology hosts for Online.ie
:: Tested the online publishing system and gave detailed feedback
:: Maintained links and resources for Online.ie on Technology matters
:: Wrote articles about technology issues

11/94 - 11/95

Graduate Students' Union (GSU), Trinity College, Dublin 2
President
Part Time

:: Represented Postgraduates Students on approximately 7 College Committees.
:: Chaired the GSU's executive committee of ten members.
:: Oversaw the schedule and work of the other committee members.
:: Co-ordinated the running of all organised events in TCD to do with postgraduates.
:: Staffed the GSU office approximately 10-15 hours a week.
:: Helped budget the GSU for the year.
:: Liased with College Officers on postgraduate issues.
:: Travelled to York, England to attend a seminar on Postgraduate Accommodation on behalf of the Dean of Graduate Studies.
:: Wrote and presented a paper on Postgraduate Fees to the Council of Heads of Irish Universities in conjunction with several other student representatives from other Universities.

11/92 - 11/94

Graduate Students' Union (GSU), Trinity College, Dublin 2
Information Officer
Part Time

:: Ensured all GSU events and issues were well advertised to postgraduates in TCD.
:: Promoted the use of e-mail among the GSU Officers and postgraduates in general.
:: Designed the first ever Web Site for a student political body in Ireland.
:: Edited, produced and distributed a quarterly newsletter, PostGrad News, for the postgraduates.
:: Edited & produced the annual academic journal, Alumnus.
:: Sat on several IT-specific committees in TCD and contributed to their current IT Strategy.
:: Worked with the GSU executive committee on all other GSU events & issues.


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