Current Research Opportunities

The Institute of Art, Design + Technology (IADT) is Irelands leading Higher Education Institute for the creative, cultural and technological sectors.
A number of Masters by Research opportunities are now available in the following discipline areas: -
Applied Psychology
Creative Arts and Media
Entrepreneurship
Public Cultures

IADT 2017 Masters by Research topics are detailed below: -

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty

Department

Topic/Title

Supervisors 

 

1

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Evaluating the factors affecting user adoption and acceptance of government digital services and online platforms in Ireland

Dr. Andrew Errity/Nicola Fox Hamilton

2

Film, Art & Creative Technologies in collaboration with Monetary Advise and Budgeting Service (MABS)

Technology + Psychology

Technology assisted decision making for users with cognitive impairments.

Marian McDonnell/ 2nd supervisor tbc

3

Film, Art & Creative Technologies in partnership with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council 

Technology + Psychology

Designing an Augmented Reality (AR) way-finding system for the city.

Dr. Andrew Errity/Dr. Hilary Kenna

4

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Cybersafety and cyberbullying: Investigating safeguarding vulnerable users online.

Marian McDonnell/Dr. Irene Connolly

5

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Design + Visual Arts

Agent Provocateur? Graphic Design as a Mode of Cultural Critique

 

Dr. Linda King

6

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Part-time employment and undergraduate students’ academic motivation, success and satisfaction

Dr. Nicola Porter/Dr. Christine Horn

7

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

The Triple R Project (“Reality Ready for Rugby”)

Dr. Olivia Hurley. Dr. Grainne Kirwan, Dr. Andrew Errity (with Stefan Paz Berrios, Robert Griffin, Philip Penny)

8

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Virtual Reality for Visually Impaired People

Robert Griffin

9

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Gaming for Mental Health Awareness & Anxiety Control

Dr. Timothy McNichols/Dr. John Greaney

10

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Film + Media

Post-famine Landscapes: Late Photography and the Visible Past

Dr. Justin Carville

11

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Film + Media

On foot: Photography, Cultural Landscape and Ireland’s Way marked Trails

Dr. Justin Carville

12

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

A qualitative exploration of the live experiences of mental illness in Ireland

Emma Mathias

13

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Sedating Sadness: The role of the General Practitioner in medicating for depressive disorders in Ireland

Emma Mathias

14

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

An analysis of distress through the social model of health.

Emma Mathias

15

 

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Technology + Psychology

Digital Video Culture

Dr. Ruth Moran

16

Film, Art & Creative Technologies

Film + Media

Irish Women Screenwriters: Enablers and Inhibitors in accessing public film finance 2005-2015

Dr. Díog O’Connell

17

Enterprise + Humanities

Entrepreneurship

The evolution of female entrepreneurship in Ireland 1972-1989

Dr. Josephine Browne / Dr. Therese Moylan

18

Enterprise + Humanities

Entrepreneurship

A study of Working Conditions in Film, TV and Live Entertainment Production in Ireland

Dr. Josephine Browne/ Dr. Therese Moylan

19

Enterprise + Humanities

Entrepreneurship

The Film and Television Industry in Ireland: A Study on the impact of Section 481 of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

Dr. Josephine Browne/ Dr. Therese Moylan

20

Enterprise + Humanities

Entrepreneurship

A study of the impact of Copyright Law in Ireland with reference to the Irish Film Industry in the Digital era

Dr. Josephine Browne/ Fiona McLoughlin LLM

21

Enterprise + Humanities

Humanities + Arts Management

Identity and Diversity in the Devised Theatre from Ireland since 2007

Dr. Josephine Browne/ Dr. Kevin Wallace

22

Enterprise + Humanities

Humanities + Arts Management

Contested Territory: Irish Women, the Body and

Reproductive Choice/ Public Cultures

Dr. Kelly Davidson

Submissions are also invited from prospective candidates who wish to propose their own topic of research. For further information, please email mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie

Application Process

Prospective Masters by Research candidates are invited to register their interest by emailing mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie.

An application form and guidelines will be emailed by return. 

The closing date of application is 5pm, Thursday 8th June 2017

Applicants will be informed in writing regarding the outcome of the initial submission no later than 16th June 2017.

Fees

The Masters by Research Degree fee is €4500 annually.

Scholarships 2017

IADT provides a limited number of research scholarships annually. For further information, please email  mastersbyresearch@iadt.ie