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 the Monetary Advice 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. 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 lived 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

Enterprise + Humanities

Humanities + Arts Management

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.

Dr. Kelly Davidson

23

Film, Art + Creative Technologies

Design + Visual Arts

 

Reconsidering Irish Identity in Visual Arts Practice, from the Perspective of the Female Body.

 

 

Dr. Tina Kinsella

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

The deadline for applications for this Masters by Research call has now passed.

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

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