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Research on Walls

Research on Walls

Visual Communications Competition for Postgraduate Researchers

DCU's Research on Walls communications competition challenges postgraduate researchers to capture their research in a single image. 

The inaugural Research on Walls event was officially launched by DCU President Professor Daire Keogh on 27th September 2023. The submissions, exhibited in the Solas Room of the U Building, Glasnevin Campus, provided a visual showcase of postgraduate research taking place across the University, in a wide range of discipline areas.

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Congratulations to the 2023 winners of Research on Walls:
Winning entrant Martyna Bartusiak
Martyna Bartusiak


Winning Entrant: Martyna Bartusiak, School of Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science & Health

Research Title: 'Artificial Photosynthesis and its role in the Hydrogen Economy- drawing inspiration from nature, employing dyes and capturing solar energy to generate hydrogen' 

Supervisor: Prof Mary Pryce

Pictured above: Martyna Bartusiak with Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies

Melissa Lynch
Melissa Lynch


Winning Entrant: Melissa Lynch, School of Policy & Practice, DCU Institute of Education

Research Title: 'NOBODY REALLY KNOWS! The social and cultural capital impacts students from low socioeconomic status (LSES) encounter trying to participate and progress into Further and Higher Education'

Supervisors: Dr Jane O'Kelly and Dr John Lalor

Pictured above: Melissa Lynch with Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies

Lia O'Broin
Lia O'Broin


Winning Entrant: Lia O'Broin, School of Law & Government, Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Research Title: 'Mare and foal in Kochkor village, Kyrgyz Republic' 

Supervisor: Dr James Gallen

Pictured above: Lia O'Broin with Prof Joseph Stokes, Dean of Graduate Studies