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Current Research Students

Acinas, Victor Brennan, Louis

International Business – An investigation of the factors that shape inter-organisational collaboration in international research and innovation.

Al-Nasser, Zahra Jayasekera, Ranadeva

Accounting & Corporate Governance – Investigation of corporate governance structure on earnings quality in GCC countries.

Byrne, Danielle Donnelly-Cox, Gemma

Social Entrepreneurship – Social entrepreneurship in Irish state-funded third sector organizations: An examination of the nature of social entrepreneurship at the nexus of state, market and third sectors.

Byrne, Mary Rose

Buciuni, Giulio

International Business – An investigation into the factors that lead to the successful upgrading of micro and small enterprises in the garment industry in Vietnam and in Cambodia.

Cahill, Declan Donnelly-Cox, Gemma Strategic Human Resource Management – measuring performance in faith-based organisations.

Cassin, Laura

Regan, Padraic

Strategic Management – The impact of collaboration on return on innovation investment for SMEs.

Chandrasena, Supun


International Finance - A study on the role of national culture in financial decision-making across countries.

Cornwall, Verena

Regan, Padraic

Strategic Management – Examination of the development of the EU circus industry within the framework of the 250 year anniversary of its creation.

Curley, Aisling Quinn, Jim

Industry Evolution & Digital Technology – A study of the impact of digital technology on evolving industry structure.

Dowling, Conor Rhodes, Mary-Lee

Engineering and Management – An Integrated approach to critical infrastructure, systems sustainability and resilience enhancement.

Doyle, Cillian

Stewart, James

Finance – An analysis of the effectiveness of Section 110 (TCA 1997) and the IFSC.

Dunlea, Davin

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy and Change – Overcoming impediments to strategy implementation: A middle management perspective.

Foley, Conor

Muzellec, Laurent

Digital Business Models – An investigation into how start-up companies achieve network effects on multi-sided platforms.  

Hearne, Allison Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – Wages in Ireland up to 1973: An analysis of the relative wage levels in indigenous and foreign firms.

Helbing, Pia

Lucey, Brian

Corporate Finance – The determinants of IPO withdrawal and the chance to return successfully.

Holohan, James McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Information Systems  – An Exploration as to how the alignment of business and information systems strategies is practiced by information systems managers in public service organisations.

Hynes, Jennifer Cullinane, Sarah-Jane

Organisational Behaviour – Employee well-being under a heavy work invested manager.

Kearney, Claire Lucey, Brian

International Finance – An investigation into the behaviour of equity and sovereign bond markets and their linkage through time.

Killion, Siobhan Quinn, James

Strategy & Entrepreneurship – An investigation into the long-term sustainability of Irish Family Business's.

Li, Sile Lucey, Brian International Finance – The role of precious metals as safe havens and as “flight to safety” assets.

Lynch, Benjamin

O’Hagan-Luff, Martha

International Finance – An examination of the relationship between a firm's cost of capital, environmental performance and environmental disclosure.

MacMahon, Michelle Fellenz, Martin

Organization Behaviour – An investigation into exploration and exploitation related behaviours and activities for team-level innovations.

Maher, Patricia Coughlan, Paul

New Product Development – Engineering the Integrity of Product Representations through the Design for Interaction Aesthetics (DFIA).

Malik, Munawar Campbell, Norah Labour and Technology – An ethnographic study of Digital Bohemia in Dublin
Martin, Thomas Berrill, Jenny

International Finance – An investigation into changing patterns of firm level multi-nationality.


Rhodes, Mary Lee

Public management – Defining and measuring the impact of local authority policies and programmes aimed at stimulating nature-based innovation and entrepreneurship.

Neville, Conor Lucey, Brian

International Finance – Analysing the impact and role of capital structure on financial performance.

O’Hora, Edwin

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy and Change – The relationship between change management history in organizations and the strategic commitment of its middle management population.


Muzellec, Laurent

Digital Marketing & Consumer Behaviour – Effects of exposure to online advertisements on consumer attitudes, behaviour and brand perceptions.

Oliver, Emmet


Business History and Economic Policy – Company-Level History of the Evolution of Irish Services Sector 1922 to 1958.

Perez, Eva

Brady, Mairead

Education and Learning – Towards a framework for the application of social media as a learning tool within higher education: A study of the academics' adoption challenges.

Pitman, Steve Fellenz, Martin

Organization Behaviour - An examination of the cross-over effect between the work engagement of nurses and patient experience and its influence on care outcomes.

Shengeliya, Mikhail

Brennan, Louis

Labour Economics & Foreign Direct Investment – An exploration of the link between labour market flexibility and FDI attractiveness.

Sinz, Sören

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Information Systems - Tracing the co-evolution of business and IS strategies over time: a dialogical enquiry into the process of change.

Walsh, Natalie

Ryan, Paul

Entrepreneurship – An exploration of the role identity of entrepreneurial academics in Irish Higher Education Institutes.

Xiaolu, Sun

Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – An exploration of measures of revealed comparative advantage (for Ireland) that correct for the import content of exports. 

Zamani, Farhoodeh Brady, Mairead

Marketing & Digital Technology – Understanding social media data utilization in marketing decision-making.

Zerjal, Robert Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – An exploration of the effects of agriculture on growth rate volatility and corresponding macro / structural effects of multinational corporations' activities on developing countries.

Zhaf, Marjan

Lucey, Brian

International Finance – Gold and Silver as indicators of inflation or deflation.