STEM Research Students

Current Doctoral Fellows:

PhD Researcher

Supervisor

Research Topic

Carroll, Sarah

Veronica McCauley

Emerging science capital in the primary classroom: Exploring the impact of science communication

McHugh, Martin

Veronica McCauley

Unveiling knowledge gaps: An investigation into the design and implementation of video hooks in the science classroom

McHugh, Sally

Tony Hall, Fiona Concannon (CELT)

TECHE: Innovation in Heritage Education: Towards a synthesis of formal and informal learning.

Ní Dhubhda, Rose

Brendan Mac Mahon

Students as animators: The impact of digital innovation on language learning

O’Brien, Aoife

Manuela Heinz

The mathematics problem at post-primary level: an investigation into the algebraic under-performance of second year post-primary students in Ireland

Ó Grádaigh, Seán

Manuela Heinz

A needs analysis of second level Irish medium schools in relation to supply and demand of suitably qualified teachers

Ryan, Miriam

Máire Ní Riordáin

An investigation into the teaching and learning of mathematics in Gaelscoileanna

Sweeney, Kieran

Mary Fleming

Teacher continuous professional development: Perceptions on project mathematic’s support and development service for schools

Tagnin, Laura

Mary Fleming

The CLIL science classroom: Learning science when the language of instruction is a foreign language – a transnational multiple case study

Current Postdoctoral Fellows:

PhD Researcher

Research Project

Dr. Eílis Flanagan

M2EID Project

Dr. Paul Flynn

Collaboratively exploring the history of education for community of practice formation in undergraduate initial teacher education

Completed Doctoral Fellows:

PhD Researcher

Supervisor

Research Title

Graduated

Flynn, Paul

Tony Hall

Collaboratively exploring the history of education for community of practice formation in undergraduate initial teacher education

2017

Mac Uidhilin, Niall

Tony Hall, Fiona Concannon (CELT)

Ag Spreagadh Gasúir Ghaeltachta chun Ceangal a dhéanamh le hAcmhainní Teanga Saibhre Digiteacha agus ag Cruthú Deiseanna Idirghníomhaíochta idir na Glúnta a thrasnaíonn teorainneacha Baile-Scoile-Pobail (Encouraging Gaeltacht Children’s Engagement with Rich Digital Language Resources and Creating Opportunities for Intergenerational Interaction across Home-School-Community Boundaries)

2017

McCabe, Ellen

Tony Hall

Living the Stories We Create: An Educational Response to Narrative in the Digital Age

2016

Flanagan, Eílis

Tony Hall

Digital Ensemble: Exploring the Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning to Mobilise and Augment Students' Engagement with English Literature

2015

Gomes, Diogo

Veronica McCauley

Dialectical dividends: Fostering hybridity of new pedagogical practices and partnerships in science education and outreach

2015

Thompson Long, Bonnie

Tony Hall

Design digital storytelling: creative technology for reflection in initial teacher education

2014

Duignan, Sean

Tony Hall

Virtual Machines, Actual Systems: A Study of System Virtualisation to Enhance the Computing Student's Learning Experience in Higher Education

2009

Completed MLitt:

PhD Researcher

Supervisor

Research Title

Graduated

McCosker, Cathal

Tony Hall,

Edward Curry (DERI/Insight, NUI Galway)

Operation Conjungation! Game-Based Learning in Languages Education

2009

Dervan, Siobhán

Tony Hall,

Veronica McCauley,

Sarah Knight (Environmental Change Institute, NUI Galway)

Interaction Design for Technology-Enhanced Informal Learning in an  Environmental Education Programme for Children

2008