PhD Candidates

Benjamin Olsen

Benjamin Olsen

Wellbeing for responsible technology, governance, and compliance practitioners through emerging technology experiences

Cheryl L'Hirondelle

Cheryl L'Hirondelle

Exploring the relationship between nêhiyawêwin (Cree language) and Gaeilge (Irish language) sound shapes and the relationship they have to the landscapes and land formations they engage with through song creation as methods for language learning and custodial land engagement.

Eleanor Turner

Eleanor Turner

Providing a framework to better support communities seeking to engage in action-based projects in environmental conservation and management to increase the impact of community action towards achieving national goals for biodiversity conservation.

HongSuk Yoon

HongSuk Yoon

“Applying Inclusive Design Practice to Novel Interfaces for Extreme Users with Locked-in Syndrome by using VR Head-mounted Display (HMD)”.

José Mariñez

José Mariñez

Countermeasures to undermine allostatic load in People of Color in America through Nutrition and Personal Genetics

Lori Ada Kilty

Lori Ada Kilty

Focused on inclusive design, global readiness, general compliance, business intelligence, release, and secondary channels.

Moisen (Mohsen) M

Moisen (Mohsen) M

Bringing nature to
all abilities through VR-Nature to help reduce depression.

Rob Harvie

Rob Harvie

Dis/Abilities Reconfigured:
Defining Human Capabilities and Vulnerabilities in an Age of Cyberthreat.

Stephen Howell

Stephen Howell

Researching computational thinking and kinaesthetic learning through open source software and inclusive design.

Bruno Silva

Bruno Silva

Studying technology and the role it can play to affect social change

David Graham

David Graham

Interested in the collision of technology and society and where conflicts of ethics, trust, and governance emerge

Eva Murphy

Eva Murphy

James Rwampigi Aniyamuzaala

James Rwampigi Aniyamuzaala

Investigating how the Public Funding and Support System provide equitable public funding and support for Learners in need of Educational HEAT solutions

Julie LeMoine

Julie LeMoine

Applied XR in Health and Wellbeing: Assistive, Augmented Reality-based, Digital Helpers for Transition-age Teens and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder 

Mark Stanley

Mark Stanley

Developing a use case for using Mixed Reality in the underwater environment.

Phaedra Boinodiris

Phaedra Boinodiris

Studying the relationship between AI and ethics

Ross Smith

Ross Smith

Researching the UNHCR’s Compreshensive Refugee Response Framework to apply to workers displaced by AI and automation.

Ylva Handsdotter

Ylva Handsdotter

Focusing on the affordances of immersive storytelling to stimulate prosocial behaviour; comparing the efficacy of an immersive vs. a non-immersive pro-environmental intervention.

Cassandra Collins

Cassandra Collins

Creating, accessible, inclusive knowledge toolkits and/or experiences through AI and Game Technology for those, living with learning disabilities

David Pollard

David Pollard

Design thinking and Further Education and Training (FET) practitioners: the impact of the design and evaluation of a novel design-thinking framework for FET practitioners in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) training

Graham T Smith

Graham T Smith

TAR (Telepresence Autism Research) focusing on the positive impact telepresence technology can have on people with Autism and other nonverbal and ‘hard to reach’ individuals.

Joseph Young

Joseph Young

Killruddery: Listening to the Archive
Sonic Hauntings in an Anglo-Irish heritage space

Laura Tobin

Laura Tobin

Studying the effect and perception of light and colour in AR / VR headsets

Matt Glowatz

Matt Glowatz

Measuring the impact
of augmented reality (AR) applications on learners’ engagement, motivation, and
performance focusing on undergraduate students in third-level business education.

Phil J Ryan

Phil J Ryan

Bureaucracy Map: An inclusively designed User eXperience template for institutional navigation.

Saskia Wilson-Brown

Saskia Wilson-Brown

Exploring the relationship between perfume, access and power.