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School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 Omar Baz Radwan  Jean-Philippe Imbert "Ambiguous State of Being": Identity Construction in Contemporary Arab-American (post-9/11) Poetry
 Patrick Cadwell  Sharon O'Brien Translation and Trust: A Case Study of How Translation was Experienced by Foreign Nationals Resident in Japan for the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake
 Sheila Castilho M De Sousa  Sharon O'Brien Usability & Acceptability of Translated Enterprise Content
 David Clarke  Dorothy Kenny This doctoral research project will draw upon three different academic disciplines: Corpus Linguistics, Psycholinguistics and Translation Studies.
 Aparajita Dey-Plissonneau  Francoise Blin Emerging affordances in online language learning
 Fiona Gallagher  Angela Leahy Using the emerging bi/multilingual skills of learners to enhance language learning
 Alina Oana Horlescu  Francoise Blin Reframing Language Teacher Education: Brining Multimodality to the Core of the Curriculum with Machinima
 Ke Hu  Sharon O'Brien Demand of Chinese Machine Translation User
 Yvonne Igoe  Eithne O'Connell Féach - Making Visible the Invisible: An Analysis of Irish Language Current Affairs programming on RTÉ television 1962-1985
 Colm Kenny  Brigitte Le Juez Mediating Ethics in a Secondary School Classroom
 Tatiana Krol  Brigitte Le Juez A Comparative Study of Literary Expressions of National Trauma in Irish and Ukrainian Fiction.
 Maria De Los Angeles Lara-Jaen  Jean-Philippe Imbert The Gay Chicano/a Detective: Identities and Representations
 Jorge Daniel Liuzzi  Mary Phelan Foreign Language acquisition through content and language integrated learning at elementary public school level in Uruguay
 Elena Lopez Cuenca  Angela Leahy Teaching literacy in Spanish L2 through paintings
 Niall Mc Cann  Brigitte Le Juez Androids in The Mist: Gene Wolfe and Philip K Dick
 Eoin Mc Carney  Jean-Philippe Imbert Politics of space in Irish & Mexican crime fiction
 Sarah Meehan O`Callaghan  Jean-Philippe Imbert The Real of Performance, a Philosophical Perspective on Staging Corporeal Excess in Avant-Garde and Absurdist Theatre (1935 - 1955).
 Michael Monaghan  Jean-Philippe Imbert Artistic Representation of Murder in Literature
 Nansy Ahmad Daoud Mosleh  Dorothy Kenny Crowd scouring translation and social media
 Reidin Caitriona Murphy  Mary Phelan "A study of the practical experience of interpretation and translation rights in criminal proceedings in IReland and the impact of the transposition of Directive 2010/64/EU."
 Nhat Tuan Nguyen  Michael Cronin "Mirror, mirror, here I stand": The Representation of Irish Women in the Vietnamese Translation of Irish Contemporary Female Popular Fiction
 Susanna Nocchi  Francoise Blin Exploring the Potential of Virtual Reality Environments to Promote Intercultural Competence in Students Learning Italian as a  Foreign Language
 Barra O Seaghdha  Michael Cronin A New Framework for Classical Music in Ireland 1820-1920
 Caitriona Osborne  Qi Zhang Methods for teaching Chinese as a foreign language
 Olivia Rohan  Minako O'Hagan Reception of Translated Onomatopoeia in Manga
 Alessandra Rossetti  Sharon O'Brien The role of translation in crisis scenarios
 Caroline Ryan  Jean-Philippe Imbert How do the subjective realities experienced by hetrosexual maintream female porn stars compare with the objective realities of their lives as discussed by modern feminists in the international debate on pornography?
 Mali Satthachai  Dorothy Kenny Risk Management and Explicitation in Thai English Translations: A Corpus Based Study on Legal Texts
 Eline Christina Sikkema  Ryoko Sasamoto Impact Caption for Everyone (ICE)
 Martin Toal  Agnes Maillot Saudi masters students learner identities within the Irish university system
 Buse Gamze Ustundag  Ciaran Dunne An investigation into the college experiences of international Muslim students enrolled in an undergraduate or Master's programme in DCU
 Fatima Wali  Francoise Blin Enhancing Arabic Students L2 writing through peer-reviewing: the case of Bahraini learners of English
 Mark Wallace  Brigitte Le Juez The Unspeakable Victorian: Thomas Carlyle, Ideology and Adaptation
 Inga Daria Wojcik  Agnes Maillot Gender relations in Indian and Nigerian households
 Thandao Wongseree  Minako O'Hagan Thai fansubbing characteristics of a foreign TV programme: A sociological approach with the focus on Thai fansubbers in search of fan translator creativity

 School of Communications 

Student Name Principal Supervisor  Working Thesis Title
 Marie Boran  Padraig Murphy The half life of Pseudoscience: Social media as a self-correcting participative audience
 Ricardo Castellini Da Silva  Miriam Judge The implementation of Communication and Media Studies in the Irish second-level education: a research on the EDUCOM experience and its applicability in Irish schools.
 Steven Conlon  Mark O'Brien The Irish Student Movement and its Role in Twentieth Century Ireland
 Emer Cooney  Padraig Murphy Witnessing Cuba`s emerging identity
 Glen Doyle  Debbie Ging The attitudes towards domestic photography within comtemporary society
 Phillip Doyle  Declan Tuite An anaylsis of the current multmodal documentaty artifact, its language structures and the evolving role of time based audio-visiual media as narrative components therein
 Stephen Dunne  Kevin Rafter A Power Shift: Professionalization and independent press regulation in the liberal media system
 Tariq Elquzouli Elzain  Steven Knowlton News Wires and the use of Technology
 Seamus Farrell  Eugenia Siapera The Political Economy of Radical Media
 Kelly Fincham  Jane Suiter Hashtag Journalists
 Barbara Gormley  Padraig Murphy Exploring Pandemic Risk Communications Models
 Stephen Hughes  Padraig Murphy Science, Society and Environment in Ireland
 Muyanga Innocent Ziba  Padraig Murphy In Times of Devastating Health Crisis, does a Society need Biased Journalism?
 Timm Jeschawitz  Miriam Judge Interactive whiteboards, constructivism and an analysis of key findings from the design and testing of a music discovery tool for children.
 Colm Kearns  Neil O'Boyle Superman vs Everyman: an investigation of idealised IRish Identity in Rugby Union and Football Advertisement.
 Niamh Kirk  Eugenia Siapera Irish Diaspora news sites mediate Irish Cultural identities by studying news production with respect to the cultural identities of the news producers themselves.
 Margaret Lonergan  Liz Greene "Too much imagination to just be one gender": The power of imaginative expressions of identity and personal narrative to create living theory in queer digital/social media praxis.
 Grace Mc Dermott  Eugenia Siapera Investigating the Impact of Blogs on Middle Eastern/North African Women (MENA) Female Identity and Resistance
 Brenda Mc Nally  Patrick Brereton Environmental Risk & The Social Script. The Use and Influence of Mass Media(ted) communication about climate adaptation on citizen participation in low-carbon future, Ireland (2009-2012)
 John Moran  Debbie Ging The Dynamics of Desire in 21st-Century Cinema.
 Donal Mulligan  Miriam Judge Developing Qualitative and Quantitative Methodologies for analysis of Political Discourse on Twitter: An Irish Case Study
 Denis Murphy  Roderick Flynn A Labour History of Irish Film and TV Drama Production 1958 - 2015
 Maria O Brien  Roderick Flynn Gaming and Animation policy in Ireland, UK & France
 Aileen O Driscoll  Debbie Ging Learning to sell sex(ism)? A cultural sociological analysis of gender in the educational and workplace cultures of advertising students and practitioners in Ireland
 Kathleen O Meara  Kevin Rafter Relationship between State and Civil Society.
 Paul O Neill  Liz Greene Software Determinism in Digital Culture
 Kirsty Park  Debbie Ging Young LGBT people's use of the internet
 David Robbins  Patrick Brereton Climate Change in the Irish Media 2007-2014
 Ester Toribio-Roura  Declan Tuite From Autobiography to fleeting egographies. Digital migrants multimedia autobiographical acts in online social networks.
 Paloma Viejo Otero  Eugenia Siapera Hate Speech and racism in digital environments
 Neil Ward  Mark O'Brien What effect has the advent of digital media environment had on the role of Trade Unions as agents of politital communication in Irish society?
 Dawn Wheatley  John O'Sullivan The Impact of Online News Production on Traditional Concepts of Original Newsgathering

Fiontar 

 Student Name

 Principal Supervisor   Working Thesis Title
 Batoul Batoulbanjar  Ciaran Mac an Bhaird Access to Finance for SMEs in Emerging Market Econ
 Elaine Beirne  Mairead Nic Giolla Mhichil A Sentiment Analysis of Irish Language Tweets
 Chris Gibbons  Emer Ní Bhrádaigh Longitudinal study of the impact of EEE learning
 Katie Ní Loingsigh  Brian Ó Raghallaigh Tiomsú agus Rangú i mBunachar Sonraí ar Chnuasach Nathanna Gaeilge as Saothar Pheadair Uí Laoghaire
 Oisín Ó Doinn  Mairead Nic Giolla Mhichil Implementing a blended language learning model for ab initio learners of Irish from a cultural historical activity theory prespective.

 

School of Law and Government

 Student Number  Principal Supervisor   Working Thesis Title
 Hassan Ali Bhatti  Michael Breen The United Nations and Public Opinion: Do Citizens believe that the UN is Working
 Jonathan Arlow  Karen Devine How much liberty is there in Libertarianism?
 Cornelia Adriana Baciu  John Doyle Multi-Track Conflict Resolution Mechanisms
 Erika Biagini  Paola Rivetti Changing patterns of activism among the Egyptian Muslim sisterhood: between strategic adaptation, belief change and policial learning.
 Thomas Campbell  Niamh Gaynor Global Climate Change Policy Narratives and Responses: Consequences for Pastroalist Livelihoods in the Drylands of Horn of Africa.
 Arpita Chakraborty  Maura Conway The Politics of Dis-engagement in India Academia: revisiting the caste masacres of Khairlanji and Bathanitola through an Engendered Framework.
 Robert Fredrick Chestnutt  Donnacha Ó Beacháin Managed Democracy 2.0: introducing 'pro-governnmental pluralism'
 Giorgio Comai  Donnacha Ó Beacháin Beyond recognition: the foreign policies and external relations of de facto states in the post Soviet space
 Helen Marie Concannon  Eileen Connolly Cultural & socio-behavioural factors on abandoning female circumcision
 Catherine Connolly  James Gallen The relationship between the doctrine of Kriegsraison, targeted killing and states of exception, in order to examine the effects of targeted killing policies on public international law.
 Victoria Diaz Garcia  Eileen Connolly An Examination of the Adoption and Domestic Impact of Gender Mainstreaming Policies in Aid-Dependent Developing Countries
 Elliott Doak  Michael Breen IMF Surveillance and Economic Reform
 Bitopi Dutta  Eileen Connolly Gendering Development Induced Displacement
 Aytan Gahramanova  Paola Rivetti Civil society actors and political participation in Caspian Region: dynamics of democratization and political cooptation.
 Mariat Imaeva  James Gallen Deferring human rights humanitarian exhumations as an alternative way of dealing with enforced disappearances
 Joseph Kiernan  Paola Rivetti Where Norms Dare to Go: A Comparative Analysis of the Function of National Human Righst Institutions in the Middle East and North Africa.
 Cathal Fitzgerald  Eoin O'Malley The Role of Decision Making Biases in Economic Crises
 Mohd Tahir Ganie  John Doyle Changing Dynamics of Kashmiri Nationalist Movement
 Arthur Luke Gerard Griffin  Yvonne Daly Could Ireland opting-in to the European Investigation Order have a detrimental effect on Fair Trials and Fundamental Rights protections in Ireland?
 Tajma Kapic  Eileen Connolly The impact of Consociational Peace Agreements on the representation of women in local and national political institutions in divided societies: A comparison of the Good Friday agreement in N.Irl and the Dayton Peace Agreement in Bosnia Herzegovina
 Ian Kelly  Iain McMenamin Regime Elites and Transitions from Authoritarian Rule: A Comparative Analysis of the Tunisian and Egyptian Uprisings
 Tanja Kleibl  John Doyle New Politics of Governance and the role of NGOs
 Orla Lehane  Maura Conway Graphic Representations, CVE and Counter-Narrative
 Chiara Loda  John Doyle Russia, Caucasus and Security
 Robert Mc Dermott  Eileen Connolly The Relationship between France and Quebec
 Jolene Mc Elhinney  Brenda Daly A crisis of melpractice or a crisis of litigation? Can the State as a Defendant allow apologies and candidness transcend the patient/doctor relationship to the Plaintiff/Defendant relationship?
 Donna-Marie Mc Namara  Yvonne Daly Disabled Defendants in the Criminal Justice System
 Maia Machavariani  Donnacha Ó Beacháin 'Opposition parties, versus sources of power in the wider Caspian region:  Case Studies from the South Caucasus and Central Asia"
 Veronica Mathew Mkilanya  Eileen Connolly The Impact of Parliamentary Genders Quotas
 Karl Murphy  Karen Devine The EP`s relative influence in EU decision-making
 Mide Ní Shuilleabhain  Kenneth McDonagh Pity the Land that Needs a Hero: Exploring political discursive strategies of identity (re)production in contemporary France
 Virginia Novaes Procopio De Araujo  Brenda Daly Assessing legal-ethical regulation of AHR in Europe
 Christopher John O Connell  Robert Elgie The Populist Puzzle: Presidents and Civil Society in Latin America
 PHILIP O`CONNOR  Gary Murphy Did Social Partnership transform Ireland?
 Michelle O Donnell Keating  Michael Breen The Effect of International Monetary Fund programmes on Women
 Clare O Grady Walshe  Robert Elgie Sovereighnty, Human Security and Globalisation: The Case of Seed Security in Africa
 Edward Joseph Power  John Doyle How different media frame coverage of I.S.
 John Quinn  Brenda Daly The Corporate Objective: Reinterpreting Directors Duties
 Harikrishnan Sasikumar  Kenneth McDonagh Understanding `Secularism¿: Contests of Civic Nationalism and identity in India
 Oliver Scanlan  Niamh Gaynor Schedules, Councils, Courts and Commissions
 Anurag Sharma  Eileen Connolly MPhil in Politics and International Relations
 Karolina Stefanczak  Eileen Connolly Gender, political parties and parliaments in recognised and unrecognised states.
 Priyanka Talwar  John Doyle Representing conflict: A study of the Indian Government's use of legitimisation and de-legitimisation in its internal security policy
 Ann Tsurtsumia-Zurabashvili  Donnacha Ó Beacháin Post-Soviet Tensions
 Maira Zeinilova  Eileen Connolly Women in Politics in Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan