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School of STEM Education, Innovation & Global Studies

Research Interests and Expertise

Research Interests and Expertise

Research AreaStaff Members
AssessmentAisling Twohill | Nicola Broderick | James Lovatt |
Children's understanding of social, political and environmental conceptsBen MallonFionnuala WaldronJoe Usher | Rowan Oberman | Susan Pike
Citizenship EducationBen Mallon | Fionnuala Waldron | Joe Usher | Maria Barry | Rowan Oberman | Peter Whelan | Susan Pike
Climate Change EducationFionnuala Waldron | Rowan Oberman |  Susan Pike |
Computational ThinkingDeirdre Butler | Eamonn CostelloTom McCloughlin | Enda Donlon |
CreativityPeter Tiernan | Yvonne Crotty | Eamonn Costello
Democratic Education and Education for DemocracyBen Mallon | Fionnuala Waldron | Rowan Oberman |
Digital LearningDeirdre Butler | Denis MoynihanCharlotte Holland | Enda Donlon | Hsiao-Ping Hsu | Margaret Farren | Margaret Leahy | Peter TiernanSusan Pike | Yvonne Crotty | Tom McCloughlin | Eamonn Costello
Enquiry Based LearningCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Fionnuala Waldron | Joe Usher | Paul Grimes Peter Whelan | Susan Pike | Tom McCloughlin |  James LovattYvonne Crotty | 
EntrepreneurshipPeter Tiernan | Yvonne Crotty |
EthicsEamonn Costello | Enda Donlon | Margaret Farren
Game-based/ Gamified / Augmented Learning/Simulation/Virtual RealityCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Enda Donlon | Margaret Farren | Tom McCloughlin | Yvonne Crotty |
Georgraphy EducationJoe Usher | Susan Pike
History EducationCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Fionnuala Waldron | Maria Barry Peter Whelan
Human Rights EducationBen Mallon | Fionnuala WaldronMaria Barry | Rowan Oberman | Susan Pike |
Initial Teacher EducationAisling Twohill | Ben Mallon |  Cliona Murphy | Enda Donlon | Fionnuala Waldron | James LovattJoe Usher | Lorraine HarbisonMaria Barry | Nicola BroderickPaul Grimes | Siún Nic Mhuirí | Susan Pike | Tom McCloughlin
Intercultural EducationBen Mallon |
Interdisciplinary EducationTom McCloughlin |
LeadershipMargaret Farren | Susan Pike
Lesson StudyAisling Twohill | Lorraine Harbison | Maurice O'Reilly | Miriam Ryan | Siún Nic Mhuirí | Therese Dooley
Mathematics EducationAisling Twohill | Lorraine Harbison | Mary KingstonMaurice O'Reilly | Miriam RyanPaul Grimes | Siún Nic Mhuirí | Therese Dooley |
Outdoor EducationCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Joe Usher | Orla Kelly | Susan Pike | Tom McCloughlin
PartnershipsMaria Barry |
Pedagogy and CurriculumAisling TwohillCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Fionnuala Waldron | Greg Smith | James Lovatt | Margaret Farren | Maria Barry |  Nicola BroderickPaul Grimes Peter Whelan | Susan PikeSiún Nic Mhuirí | Tom McCloughlinRowan Oberman | Yvonne Crotty |
Place Based EducationCaitriona Ní Cassaithe | Joe Usher | Susan Pike
Practitioner ResearchJames Lovatt | Paul Grimes | Margaret Farren Siún Nic Mhuiri | Yvonne Crotty | 
Research MethodsEnda Donlon | Margaret Farren Yvonne Crotty |
Science EducationCliona Murphy | Greg Smith | James Lovatt | Nicola Broderick | Orla KellyPaul Grimes | Tom McCloughlin Yvonne Crotty 
STEM EducationAisling Twohill | Nicola Broderick | Paul Grimes Tom McCloughlin | James Lovatt Yvonne Crotty | Eamonn Costello
Sustainability EducationBen Mallon | Charlotte Holland | Maria Barry Rowan Oberman | Fionnuala WaldronSusan Pike |  Tom McCloughlin
Teacher Education / Professional DevelopmentBen Mallon | Aisling Twohill | Ben Mallon | Cliona Murphy | Enda Donlon | Fionnuala WaldronGreg Smith | James LovattJoe Usher | Lorraine HarbisonMargaret Farren | Maria Barry Nicola BroderickPaul Grimes | Susan Pike | Siún Nic Mhuirí | Tom McCloughlin Yvonne Crotty | 
Workplace LearningPeter Tiernan | Margaret Farren Yvonne Crotty |