School of Language, Literacy & Early Childhood Education

Research Interests

Research Interests and Expertise

Research AreaStaff Members
AssessmentMathias Urban | Marlene McCormack | Geraldine French | Sandra O'NeillEithne Kennedy | Niamh Watkins | Gillian Lake  | Jacqueline de Brun | Cora Gillic 
Autism Spectrum DisordersSinéad McNally 
Child DevelopmentSinéad McNally | Gillian Lake | Grainne McKenna | Geraldine French | Clare Halligan
Children's rightsTherese Farrell | Sinéad McNally | Bernadette Dwyer | Niamh Watkins | Grainne McKenna | Aishling Silke | Sandra O'Neill | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Communities of PracticeBernadette Dwyer | Mathias Urban | Marlene McCormack | Geraldine French | Eithne Kennedy | Conall Ó Breacháin | Aishling Silke | Laoise Ní Thuairisg Jacqueline de Brun Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith
CreativityTara Concannon-Gibney | Sandra O'Neill | Eithne Kennedy | Fiona Giblin | Niamh Watkins Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith
Digital LearningBernadette Dwyer | Sandra O'Neill | Fiona Giblin | Clare Halligan
Disciplinary LiteracyBernadette Dwyer | Eithne Kennedy | Niamh Watkins | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin
DiversityTara Concannon-Gibney | Mathias Urban | Eithne Kennedy | Grainne McKenna | Aishling Silke
Dyslexia---
Early Childhood EducationTara Concannon-Gibney | Mathias Urban | Marlene McCormack | Geraldine French | Donna Carolan | Gillian Lake | Sandra O'Neill | Therese Farrell | Sinéad McNally | Eithne Kennedy | Fiona Giblin | Bernadette Dwyer | Grainne McKenna | Aishling Silke | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Early Childhood Mathematics Cora Gillic
Education Disadvantage / EqualityBernadette Dwyer | Mathias Urban | Geraldine French | Sinéad McNally | Eithne Kennedy | Niamh Watkins | Gillian Lake | Grainne McKenna | Aishling Silke
Education PolicyMathias Urban | Geraldine French | Sandra O'Neill | Therese Farrell | Sinéad McNally | Eithne Kennedy | Gillian Lake | Grainne McKenna | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Aishling Silke | Laoise Ní Thuairisg | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
IdentityMathias Urban | Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Laoise Ní Thuairisg Jacqueline de Brun
Initial Teacher EducationTara Concannon-Gibney | Marlene McCormack | Therese Farrell | Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Fiona Giblin | Gillian Lake | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Conall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Inquiry Based LearningBernadette Dwyer | Mathias Urban | Sandra O'Neill Fiona Giblin
Language Acquisition & LearningGillian Lake | Sinéad McNally | Fiona Giblin | Niamh Watkins | Grainne McKenna | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Conall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg Jacqueline de Brun Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith
LeadershipMathias Urban | Eithne Kennedy | Aishling Silke | Clare Halligan
LiteraciesBernadette Dwyer | Gillian Lake | Tara Concannon-Gibney | Fiona Giblin | Niamh Watkins | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Conall Ó Breacháin Jacqueline de Brun
Online Reading Comprehension and Internet InquiryBernadette Dwyer
PartnershipsEithne Kennedy | Gillian Lake | Aishling Silke
Pedagogy and CurriculumBernadette Dwyer | Mathias Urban | Gillian Lake | Geraldine French | Donna Carolan | Tara Concannon-Gibney | Sandra O'Neill | Therese Farrell | Eithne Kennedy | Fiona Giblin | Grainne McKenna | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Conall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg | Jacqueline de Brun | Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Marlene McCormack | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Reading ComprehensionTara Concannon-Gibney | Bernadette Dwyer | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin Jacqueline de Brun
Reflective PracticeMathias Urban | Marlene McCormack | Tara Concannon-Gibney | Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Conall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Social-emotional DevelopmentSinéad McNally | Geraldine French | Clare Halligan
Special EducationSinéad McNally
Teacher AgencyConall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg 
Teacher Education / Professional DevelopmentBernadette Dwyer | Mathias Urban | Marlene McCormack | Geraldine French | Donna Carolan | Tara Concannon-Gibney | Therese Farrell | Lorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Sinéad McNally | Eithne Kennedy | Fiona Giblin | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Conall Ó Breacháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg | Cora Gillic | Clare Halligan
Teagasc na GaeilgeLorraine Ní Gháirbhith | Aisling Ní Dhiorbháin | Laoise Ní Thuairisg