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Current Students

The Law School currently has approximately 63 Postgraduate Research Students (PGR) on its Ph.D. and M.Litt programmes. Below is a list of selected current PGR students and their thesis titles.

Last Name

First Name

Course Type

Thesis Title

Professor

Abd Razak

Abd Hakim

Ph.D.

Comparative Analysis on the Interlocking Directorate Practice of Sharia' Scholars across the Sharia' Boards of Islamic Financial Institutions within the QISMUT Region

Prof. Blanaid Clarke

         

Balto

  Ahmed

Ph.D.

Islamic Cultural Principles and Values in the Perspective of Western Human Rights

Prof. Neville Cox

         

Bryan O'Sullivan

  Sarah

Ph.D

Self-Representation by the Defendant in Rape Trials: A Critical and Comparative Analysis of the Need for Reform of this Issue in Ireland

Prof. Ivana Bacik

         

Campbell

  David

Ph.D.

Republican Theory and Criminalisation

Dr. David Prendergast

         

Chike-Anamdi

Obianuju

Ph.D.

Gender Diversity on Ireland’s Corporate Boards- Women Perspective

Dr. Ailbhe O'Neill

         

Comerford

  Steven

Ph.D

Exploring the Legal Limits of Privacy on the Internet

Prof. Neville Cox

         

Cotter

  John

Ph.D.

“Steadying Factors in the Decision-Making Processes of the Court of Justice of the EU in Article 267 TFEU Preliminary References: Why the Decisions of the Court are Reckonable”

Dr. Diarmuid Rossa Phelan

         

de Contreras

  Kate

Ph.D

The Law Of Equitable Estoppel: A Philosophical And Comparative Analysis

Prof. Hilary Biehler

         

Dunne

  Peter

Ph.D

The Legal Recognition of Preferred Gender: A Human Rights Model

Prof. Mark Bell

         

Farries

 Elizabeth

Ph.D

Involuntary Exposure: Exploring Copyright Solutions to Unauthorised Intimate Photos Online

Prof. Ivana Bacik
Dr. Giuseppe Mazziotti

Fitzgerald

  Shannon

Ph.D

Intellectual Disabilities and the Irish Criminal Justice System

Dr. Liz Heffernan

         

Gordon

  Brady

Ph.D.

Limits of a Monetary Empire: The Constitutional Boundaries of Fiscal Federalism in the European Union

Dr. Diarmuid Rossa Phelan

         

Heppner

  Sonja

Ph.D

Procedural Transparency in Investor-State Arbitration

Prof. Hilary Biehler

         

Karayanidi

  Milana

Ph.D.

Judicial Jurisdiction in International Civil and Commercial Matters in Europe and Russia: Comparative Analysis

Dr. David Kenny

         

Lynch

  Paul

Ph.D.

Does The Retention Of The Concept Of Common Law Breach Of The Peace Within The Irish Legal System Permit The Garda Síochána The Potential To Infringe Beyond The Constraints Of The Criminal Law On The Civil Liberties Of Citizens?

Dr. David Prendergast

         

Mitchell

  Ben

Ph.D.

Social Class and Poverty as Inequality: Substantive Constitutional Equality Law and the Right to Education

Prof. Gerry Whyte

         

Murray

  Paul

Ph.D

Retained Telecommunications Data in the European Union: Arriving at a Proportionate Retention Mechanism.

Prof. Neville Cox

         

Noonan

  Robert

Ph.D.

Metaphysics in Jurisprudence and Law: Theoretical and Doctrinal Lessons

Dr. Oran Doyle

         

Ogieriakhi

 Ewaen  Fred

Ph.D.

Safeguarding Children's Welfare And Developmental Rights: An Application Of Contemporary Developmental Theory In Irish Child Law

Dr. Catherine Donnelly

         

Okonkwo

Ashimedua

Ph.D.

Legalising Gender Inequality: A Comparative Analysis Of The Inequality In Law In Relation To Violence Against Women

Prof. William Binchy

         

Walsh

  Jeff

Ph.D.

The Interpretation of the Cessation of Refugee Status in Article 1C(5) by States in the Global North and How That Interacts With Post-Conflict States in Transition.

Prof. Rosemary Byrne

         

Wang

  Qifan

Ph.D.

The Role of Criminal Law in Counter-Terrorism Legislation

Prof. Rosemary Byrne

         

Yang

  Kuan

Ph.D.

Legal Issues of Subsidies in Civil Aircraft Industry Under WTO Framework

Dr. Caoimhin MacMaolain

         

Yule

  Andrew

Ph.D.

Do Differences In Legal Culture Prevent A Uniform Application Of A Voluntarily Adopted Common European Civil Code In Matters Of Contract Law And Undermine The Practical Use Of Such By Contracting Parties?

Dr. David Kenny

         

Zambelli

  Matteo

M.Litt

Securitisation in Ireland

Prof. Neville Cox