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 Current Research Students

Name:Supervisor(s):Research Title:
Marie Boran Padraig MurphyThe half life of Pseudoscience: Social media as a self-correcting participative audience
Maria O'Brien Roderick FlynnGaming and Animation policy in Ireland, UK & France
Ricardo Castellini Da Silva Miriam JudgeThe implementation of Communication and Media Studies in the Irish second-level education: a research on the EDUCOM experience and its applicability in Irish schools.
Emer Cooney Padraig MurphyWitnessing Cuba`s emerging identity
Stephen DesmondDebbie GingThe Films of Pedro Almodovar—Identity, Camp and The Carnivalesque
Glen Doyle Debbie GingThe attitudes towards domestic photography within comtemporary society
Kevin DoyleJohn O’SullivanDigital Counteroffensive: The Rise of Social Media, Adaptive Strategies of State Actors and Consequences for a ‘Public Sphere’ in Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam
Phillip Doyle Declan TuiteAn 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 RafterA Power Shift: Professionalization and independent press regulation in the liberal media system
Seamus Farrell Eugenia SiaperaThe Political Economy of Radical Media
Kelly Fincham Jane SuiterHashtag Journalists
Barbara Gormley Padraig MurphyExploring Pandemic Risk Communications Models
Stephen Hughes Padraig MurphyScience, Society and Environment in Ireland
Timm Jeschawitz Miriam JudgeInteractive whiteboards, constructivism and an analysis of key findings from the design and testing of a music discovery tool for children
Colm Kearns Neil O'BoyleSuperman vs Everyman: an investigation of idealised IRish Identity in Rugby Union and Football Advertisement
Niamh Kirk Eugenia SiaperaIrish Diaspora news sites mediate Irish Cultural identities by studying news production with respect to the cultural identities of the news producers themselves
Jenny May FinnNeil O’BoyleStigmatized Bodies and Curated Selves in Online Spaces: A Relational Dramaturgical Study
Grace Mc Dermott Eugenia SiaperaInvestigating the Impact of Blogs on Middle Eastern/North African Women (MENA) Female Identity and Resistance
Brenda Mc Nally Patrick BreretonMedia and Low Carbon Transition: A Multi-modal analysis of news media themes and their implications for broader public engagement
Kathleen O'Meara Kevin RafterRelationship between State and Civil Society.
John Moran Debbie GingThe Dynamics of Desire in 21st-Century Cinema
Denis Murphy Roderick FlynnA Labour History of Irish Film and TV Drama Production 1958 - 2015
Paul O'Neill Liz GreeneSoftware Determinism in Digital Culture
Hamilton NiculescuDeclan Tuite,
Trish Morgan
Barriers, behaviours, and discourses in people's engagement with automated enclosures powered by renewable energy technologies, aimed at growing vegetables in urban environments
Kirsty Park Debbie GingYoung LGBT people's use of the internet
David Robbins Patrick BreretonClimate Change in the Irish Media 2007-2014
Niamh Sammon Declan FahyThe Twitter revolution: How social media is changing the dynamics of US presidential election  cycles and eroding the power of the media establishment  
Lauren TeelingJane SuiterConflict and New Media Technologies
Ester Toribio-Roura Declan TuiteFrom Autobiography to fleeting egographies. Digital migrants multimedia autobiographical acts in online social networks
Paloma Viejo Otero Eugenia SiaperaHate Speech and racism in digital environments
Neil Ward Mark O'BrienWhat 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'SullivanThe Impact of Online News Production on Traditional Concepts of Original Newsgathering