Current Research Students

School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

School of Communications

School of English

Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge

School of History & Geography

School of Law and Government

School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music

 

School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 Ahmed Alhassani  Dorothy Kenny A Corpus-based Study of the Use of Phrasal Verbs by Saudi Learners of English as a Foreign Language
 David Carroll  Jean-Philippe Imbert Songs to Save Your Life: The Queer Messaging of 1980's Pop Music
 Julie Daniel  Veronica Crosbie  Second Language Acquisition 
 Aparajita Dey-Plissonneau Françoise Blin Designed and Emerging Affordances in Synchronous Tutor-learner Videoconferencing for Second Language Development: An Ecological Approach
 Shane Forde Patrick Cadwell The Impact of Professionalism and Agency on Translator Ethics: The Ethics of CIR's Working for the Japanese Government
 Fiona Gallagher Angela Leahy Using the emerging bi/Multilingual skills of learners to enhance language learning
 John James Gleeson Dervila Cooke  History and Memory in Didier Daeninckx's Les Enquêtes de I'Inspecteur Cadin
 Ke Hu  Sharon O'Brien A Reception Study of Machine Translated Subtitles for MOOCs
 Boyi Huang Ryoko Sasamoto The Self-Mediation of LGBT⁺ Identities in the PRC
 Ian Hurley Ryoko Sasamoto Assessing Intra-Character Awareness Excercises in teaching Japanese Kanji

Robert Lawlor 

 

Jean-Philippe Imbert  Procuring Undetectability (few characters left)
 Elena Lopez Cuenca Angela Leahy Developing communication skills in Spanish as an L2 context through the use of art works
 Eddie Lopez Pelen Mary Phelan Challenges and Ethics of Interpreting for Unaccompanied Children in Asylum Hearings: The asylum interpreter’s perspective
 Aishowarza Manik Weiming Liu Developing Learner Autonomy through WeChat
 Erika Marcet I Torrijos Ryoko Sasamoto Developing Pragmatic Competence in Japanese Oral Interaction 
 Sarah Meehan O`Callaghan  Jean-Philippe Imbert Approaching the Paradox of Being: Contextualising the Trauma of the Body in the Drama of Artaud, Beckett and Genet
 Michael Monaghan  Jean-Philippe Imbert Dismantling the Binary of Gendered Gazes in Aesthetic Representations of Murder
 Nansy Ahmad Daoud Mosleh  Dorothy Kenny Collaborative Translation in the Classroom 
 Nguyen Hai Duy Nguyen  Dermot Kenny  Translation and Development 
 Caitriona Osborne  Qi Zhang Examining the Effects of Various Teaching Methods on Chinese as a Foreign Language Beginner Learners: A Study of Rote Memorisation, Delayed Character Introduction, Character-Coding and a Unity Curriculum Approach
 Wichaya Pidchamook Joss Moorkens Freelance Subtitlers in a Subtitle Production Network in the SVOD Industry in Thailand: A Longitudinal Study 
 Sagun Shrestha  Francoise Blin  ICT in EFL classrooms: Affordances & Challenges 
 Eline Christina Sikkema  Joss Moorkens  Telops for Language Learning: Japanese Language Learners' Perceptions of Authentic Japanese Variety Shows and Implications for Their Use in the Classroom
 Martin Toal  Agnes Maillot Intercultural Communicative Competence: the case of an Irish, not-for-profit community based organisation for the homeless in the Republic of Ireland
 Caroline West Jean-Philippe Imbert Dancing in the Shadows of the Outer Limits: An Exploration of the Experiences of Female Pornography Performers and Feminist Discourses on Their Experiences
 Inga Daria Wojcik  Agnes Maillot Intergenerational gender negotations in Nigerian households in Ireland

 School of Communications 

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
Isabel Aust Declan Fahy Representations of Drugs in Irish Journalism
 Dimitri Bettoni Tanya Lokot The Turkish Laboratory:  Coopting Sousveillance
 Marie Boran  Padraig Murphy What Lies Beneath: A Mixed Methods Exploration of Online Reader Comments as a Space for Public Engagement with Science
 Daniel Carey Mark O'Brien The working lives of former journalists and editors in Ireland: Continuity and Change
 Ricardo Castellini Da Silva  Trish Morgan ICT in education and Media Literacy together: an exploratory study on the opportunities afforded by new digital technologies to foster media literacy in second level students in Ireland
 Sara Creta Jane Suiter New Journalism Publics 
 Samuel Danzon-Chambaud  Alessio Cornia  Cybernetics, an Answer to Newsroom Automation?
 Stephen Desmond  Debbie Ging The Films of Pedro Almodovar
 Maeve Devoy Paul McNamara Literary Journalism
 Mick Donohoe Roderick Flynn Platform Media & Pluralism
Glen Doyle   Debbie Ging A study of Irish Adult Attitudes to Photographing Children and Their Impact om Everyday Photography Practices and Online Image Sharing
  Kevin Doyle John O'Sullivan Digital Counteroffensive: The Rise of Social Media
 Seamus Farrell  Declan Fahy The Political Economy of Radical Media
 Kelly Fincham  Jane Suiter Hashtag Journalists
 Maria Victoria Gomez Patrick Brereton Stories for Sustainability: media narratives and environmental understanding in youngsters in Ireland and Uruguay
 Barbara Gormley  Padraig Murphy  Exploring Risk Communications Model during Pandemcs: Dtermination of the Relationship between Accuracy and Mediation in Public Health Communications 
 Anne-Marie Green  Paul McNamara  An lllwind 
 Tracy Mae Ildefonso Aileen O'Driscoll From the Margins to the Mainstream: An Analysis of Attitudes Among the Public and the LGBT Community to the Increase in LGBT Representations in Advertising in the Phillippines.
 Simon Keating John O'Sullivan Sensationalising the Mega Spectacle
 Istvan Laszlo    
 Kerry Lawless    
 Marian Mc Donnell Miriam Judge Technology design for cognitive impairment
 Lucia Mesquita  Jane Suiter  The Impact of Collabotative Journalism 
 John Moran  Debbie Ging Sex in the Multiplex:  A Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Sex in the 250 Most Popular Films on Domestic Release, 2011-2015
 Shane Murphy Debbie Ging  Online Anti-feminist Movements and Radicalisation 
 Orla Ní Dhuill Tanya Lokot Irish Biodiversity Activism on Twitter
 Viorel Hamilton Niculescu Declan Tuite People's engagement with (renewable) technology systems. Roadblocks and Triggers 
 Maria O Brien  Roderick Flynn A Political Economy of Tax Expenditures for Audiovisual Industries in Ireland: A Cultural Policy Research perspective on Section 481
 Kasandra O Connell Roderick Flynn An exploration of the development of film preservation in Ireland over the last century...
 Paul O Neill  Trish Morgan  Practice What We Preach: Tactical Media Art as a form of Political Resistance 
 J Clark Powers Donal Mulligan Political agency in the context of social media
Irene Psychari    
Rabia Qusien David Robbins Media framing of Environmental impact of CPEC
 Niamh Sammon Declan Fahy The impact of newspaper coverage on Brexit
 Lauren Teeling Jane Suiter New Media and Conflict. A Case Study of Israel
 Paloma Viejo Otero  Debbie Ging Hate Speech and Racism in Digital Environments
Neil Ward Mark O'Brien 2020 Vision: Conflict and Communication
Christopher Tyler West Tanya Lokot Internet policy and individual agency in Ireland

School of English 

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 Anindita Bhattacharya  Keith O'Sullivan  "Bid him bring the knife of the magic blade I at whose lightning flash the charm will fade": Re-interpreting the Supernatural in Irish and Bengali Children's Literature
 Fiona Bolger  Kit Fryatt  A search for Poems in the cracks between borders
 Abbas Bowen   Julie Anne Stevens   Monsters Under the Bed: Horroe in Children's Literature 
 Tomas Buitendijk  Michael Hinds  Towards a Contemporary Poetics of the Sea
 Xian Hui Adel Cheong   Derek Hand   Formal Innovation and the Contemporary Novel
 Liza Costello  Kit Fryatt  Pastoral Tradition in the Writing of Dermot Healy
 Marie Egan  Kit Fryatt  Authorial Complicity in Propriety in the Novels of Frances Burney
 Rosie Hordon-Clark  Gearóidín Uí Laighléis  Angela Carter: Feminist through her Fiction?
 Ellen Howley  Eugene McNulty  Oceanic Connections: The Sea as Boundary Space in Irish & Caribbean Poetry
Allison Hudson Aine McGillicuddy Beautiful Things: Material Culture.
 Giorgia Hunt   Jim Shanahan   Male Hysteria and the Gothic 
Iuliia Ibragimova Paula Murphy High fidelity modelling of non-linear membranes
 Mark Kelleher  Paula Murphy  The Crafting of Isolation in the Postmodern Works of David Markson and Don de Lillo
Annalisa Mastronardi Derek Hand Joyce Legacies in Contemporary Irish Women Writing
Sharon Mc Ardle Eugene McNulty Performing the archive: Dorothy McArdle
 Maighread Medbh  Kit Fryatt   Lord Love
 Jennifer Mooney   Keith O Sullivan   Feminism and Power in the works of Louise O'Neill 
 Tapasya Narang  Kit Fryatt  Cosmopolitan Modernism:The Poetics and Politics of Derek Mahon and Arun Kolatkar's Works
 Arthur O Dea  Michael Hinds  
"Older Then, Younger Now" : Bob Dylan through Late Style
 Aashima Rana  Michael Hinds  Study of Afro-American Folklore - Woment's Writings
 Annette Skade  Kit Fryatt  Watch this Spillage: Anne Carson
 Zornitsa Lachezarova   Todorova   Kit Fryatt   Irish and Bulgarian poetic representations of nature in a post-independent period
Gyorgy Vidovszky Eugene McNulty  

 

Fiontar & Scoil na Gaeilge 

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title

 Nouf Alnasser

Ciarán Mac an Bhaird Powering the financial growth of SMEs in Saudi Arabia
 Batoul Batoulbanjar  Ciarán Mac an Bhaird The investment decision making process of business angel networks (BANs) in Saudi Arabia
 Elaine Beirne  Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl An Investigation of Emotions and their Antecedents in an Irish Language MOOC
Simon Nicholas Bridge Ciaran Mac an Bhaird Questioning Enterprise Assumptions
 Michelle Dunne  Úna Bhreathnach  Traidisiún Béil na mBan i gCnuasach Mhic Mhathúna
 Patrick Gilligan Uáitéar Mac Gearailt Na Laoidigh, athair agus mac
 Conchur Mac Lochlainn Mairéad Nic Giolla Mhichíl A Study of the Motivation of Distance SLA learners
 Jamie Murphy  Ciarán Mac Murchaidh 

Aistriúcháin Ghaeilge cnuasach saothar leis na drámadóirí JM Synge, Lady Gregory, Brian Friel agus Martin McDonagh: mionstaidéar agus anailís chomparáideach ar ról na saothar seo i réimse dhrámaíocht na Gaeilge agus ar na dúshláin a bhain lena n-aistriú

 Justin O Gliasain Gearóid Ó Cleircín Mionlogainmneacha i mBarúntachtaí Uíbh Fhailí Thoir agus Uíbh Fhailí Thiar, Co Chill Dara
 Sean O Reilly  Ciaran Mac an Bhaird  Resourcing High Growth Firms
 Mary Sinnott Uaitear Mac Gearailt Seán Ó Ciarghusa: Beatha agus Saothar

 

School of History and Geography

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 James Akpu  Daithí O' Corráin Irish Missionary Enterprise in Nigeria, 1905-1966
 Charmaine Cruz  John Connolly Habitat Mapping using High Resolution Imagery
 Andrew  Dorman  James Kelly  The Experience of Soldiering in 18th Century Ireland 
 Michael Duggan  James Kelly Twenty hearts beating as none`: Primary Education in Ireland under Dr. W.J.M.Starkie and the Commissioners of National Education 1899 to 1920
 Deirdre Foley  Leeann Lane The Commission on the Status of Women in Ireland
 Wahaj Habib  John Connolly PhD in Smartbog
 Gerard Hanley  Daithí Ó Corráin Labour Relations in Independent Ireland, 1922-1946
 John Hogan  Daithí Ó Corráin The Origins and Development of the Legion of Mary
 Clair Mc Donald  Jonathan Cherry  Mapping historical change on Walsh and Cosby Estate Lands 
 Geraldine O'Neill  Leeann Lane Private Lives and Public Personas: female participation in the IRA during Ireland's War of Indepencence, 1919-1921
 Iemima Ploscariu   Maria Falina  O lume impestritata (a dappled world):  Romanian, Roma and Jewish Neo-protestants in Interwar Romania
 Joseph Rodgers Daithí Ó Corráin O`Connell Street a History 1740 - 1988

 

School of Law and Government

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 Arwa Alshehri   The effectiveness of   a training programme
 Christine Andreeva Maura Conway From Divergence to Coordination?  Understanding the Development of European Union Counter-Terrorism Policy
 Jonathan Arlow Eoin O'Malley Crises and Contradictions: libertarianism as a hegemonic ideological response to actually existing capitalism
 Clare Barry Adam McAuley Inherent discretion of the Court and minor children
 Lorraine Boran Yvonne Daly Neuroscientific Expert Evidence in the Irish Courts: Comparative Empirical and Theoretical Analyses of the use of Neuroscience in Civil and Criminal Trials.
  Sheelagh Brady James Fitzgerald How and why do people join Violence Organisations? 
  Thomas Campbell Niamh Gaynor Climate Change Policy Narratives and consequences for Pastroalist Livelihoods in the Drylands of Ethiopia and Kenya.
 Sweta Chakraborty Ken McDonagh Understanding the 'sacred' and 'secular'
  Peter Cluskey Maura Conway Could digital news threaten global security?
Fabrizio Leonardo Cuccu Paola Rivetti Fron Identity Politics to Security Policies: The Construction of Citizenship in Post-Revolutionary Tunisia
 Bitopi Dutta  Eileen Connolly Gendering Development Induced Displacement
 James Forbes Tom Hickey Mapping Pettit's Republican Theory to Disability
  Aytan Gahramanova Paola Rivetti The Role of the Local Think Tanks in Restrictive Political Systems: The case study of Azerbaijan
  Hasmik Grigoryan Alexander Baturo  Policy Positions of Oppositions Parties in non- and partly-Democracies
 Daniele Grippo  Federico Fabbrini  The Conflict Between the Principle of Mutual Trust
  Seraphine Habimana Eileen Connolly  The impact of quotas on the status of women in post conflict Rwanda
 Maeve Howe Diarmuid Torney EPA Local Climate Governance
 Ramadan Ilazi John Doyle EU's Everyday Practices of Statebuilding 
 Mariat Imaeva  James Gallen Deferring human rights: Humanitarian exhumations as an alternative way of dealing with enforced disappearances
 Tajma Kapic  Eileen Connolly The impact of Consociational Peace Agreements on the descriptive representation of women in national and sub national institutions in divided societies: The case of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Niels Kirst Federico Fabbrini Rule of Law in the European Union
 Marije Luitjens-Tol Gezim Visoka  Building a Post-Conflict Resilient Society 
 Sose Mayilyan Federico Fabbrini EU Free Movement of Persons and Social Benefits
 Sarah Louise Mc Donald  Yvonne Daly Ensuring Jusitce in Sexual Offence Trials 
 Gearoidin Mc Evoy  Tanya Ni Mhuirthile  Accessing the right to a fair trial for speakers of regional or minority language users under the UN and Council of Europe Systems of Human Rights
 Yameema Mitha John Doyle Representation of Pakistan in Indian Cinema
 Veronica Mathew Mkilanya  Eileen Connolly The Impact of Reserve Seat Quotas on the Status of Women MPs: a comparative case study of Kenya and Tanzania
 Miraji Hassan Mohamed Maura Conway Contested Notions of Radicalisation and Youth Vulnerbility in Policy Discourses and Program Interventions: A Case of Mombasa County, Kenya 
 Khawaja Moinuddin Maura Conway Islamic State's Visual Propaganda:Content, Structuring, Purposes
 Gian Marco Moise  Abel Polese  For an Oil Drop: Informality in Kazakhstan 
 Beatrice Monciunskaite Federico Fabbrini The Status of Democracy in Lithuania and Latvia
 Anne Marieke Mooij Federico Fabbrini The Mandate of the European Central Bank after the Crisis
 Shruti Neelakantan Diarmuid Torney  Explaining climate policy in Indian states in the context of EU and Global environmental governance structures
 Philip O'Connor Gary Murphy Engineering the Irish Economic "miracle": Charles Haughey and the politics of Social Partnership 1970-92
 Ramesh Jayadeesha Premaratne Ganohariti Gëzim Visoka Citizenship constellations in de facto states
 Proma Ray Chaudhury Eileen Connolly Women and Hindu Nationalism
 Denise Ripamonti John Doyle The Political Structuration of the Maoist Insurgency in India: Security, Development and State Response
 Harikrishnan Sasikumar  Kenneth  McDonagh "Deliberating Differences: Public Spaces and Political Culture in Kerala, India"
 Rachna Shanbog Jivanta Schottli India's Foreign Aid Policy: the contradictions of becomign a global player
 Liridona Veliu Kenneth McDonagh Back to the Future: Balkanization and the Euro-Atlantic Intergration Processes of Western Balkins 
 Maira Zeinilova  Eileen Connolly The meaning of Women's Political Participation in Post-Communist Authoritarian Regimes: The case of Kazakhstan

 

School of Theology, Philosophy, and Music

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 John Alderdice  Gabriel Flynn Servant Leadership:  A Paradigm for the Development of Ministry and Mission in the contemporary Methodist Church in Ireland
 Mary Campbell  Ian Leask Simone Weil and Mystical Theology
 Brendan Comyn  Ian Leask Plato Theory of Justice
 Adam Cullen  Rhona Clarke A Portfolio of Compositions with Commentary
 Freya Dasgupta  Peter Admirand Jewish-Christian Reconciliation in Asch`s Fiction
 Martin Della Vecchia  Séan Doherty Seeing Movement as a Compositional Approach
 David Dunning  Ethna Regan Gendering and Queering Theological Anthropology
 Viji Varghese Eapen   Ethna Regan Subaltern Public Liturgy for a Borderless Church 
 Mark Farrell    Bert Gordijn Irish Archives and Records Management Legislation
 Gugun Gumilar   Jonathan Kearney  Sharia in Democratic State of Indonesia 
 Louise Hassan   Peter Admirand Christology and mythology: A song of ice and fire
 Yvonne Higgins Murphy  Patricia Flynn Imaging Sound from Notation: a study of children in the context of choral practice
 Mohammad Hosseini  Bert Gordijn Ethical Issues in Scientific Authorship
 Paul Christiaan Kuyer  Bert Gordijn Ethics of Nudging
Hannah Nicola Josie Millington Róisín Blunnie Compositional Shifts in the Vocal Works of E.Smyth
 Gwenyth Morgan  Bert Gordijn A Care-Based Stakeholder Analysis of Ethical Issues in Cybersecurity 
 Aine Mulvey  John O'Flynn Art Song in Ireland - The Influence of the Gaelic and Irish Literary Revivals
 Marcellinus Osakwe   Peter Admirand  Nigerian Postcolonial Thought and the Peace Process in Northern Nigeria
 Austin Reece  Ian Leask Transcending the Two Terrors: Philosophical Interpretations of Pathological Mourning, The Problem of Guilt, and the Task of Poetry
 Anthony Royle  Garrick Allen Citations in Ancient Epistolograph
 Orla Shannon  Séan Doherty  The Forgotten Female: Twentieth Century Irish Art Music and the Cultural Politics of Revival
Anshika Sharma Ethna Regan Overshadowed: A Study of Female Characters
 Steven Singleton  Brad Anderson "Because it tells me so" : A qualitative investigation of the lived experience of engaging with the Bible in evangelical faith communities
 Jobymon Skaria  Peter Admirand Liberating Dalit Theology: A Postcolonial Reading of Abraham's Crossings to Egypt and Gerer and its Implications for Dalit Technology
 Ian Tighe  Ian Leask Hellenistic influence on Michel Foucault's subject
Michal Wieczorek Bert Gordijn Ethics of Quantified Self