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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.

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
Rhodes, Mary-Lee

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.

Chandrasena, Supun

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

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


Buciuni, Giulio
Ryan, Paul

Entrepreneurship – The impact of globalisation on Ireland and South Korea: A comparative analysis from an entrepreneurial ecosystem perspective.


Cannon, Sheila

Public Value – Measuring value in the Irish public sector.

Cox, Desmond

Fu, Na

Knowledge Management – An investigation into the  relationship between knowledge management and organisational performance in professional service firms.

Curley, Aisling Quinn, Jim

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

Dempsey-Brench, Kiera

Shantz, Amanda

HR and Corporate Responsibility – A study on skills-based volunteering, investigating giving and gaining skills within volunteer programs and the learning and transfer mechanisms employed.

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

Fahy, Orla

Shantz, Amanda

Organisational Behaviour/HR – An investigation into the motivations behind employee, bottom up, CSR initiatives.

Foley, Conor

Muzellec, Laurent

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

Gavorskis, Giselle

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

Finance – State-contingent claim approach to measure the full value-effect of some events.

Grouse, Fiona

Browne, Sarah Social Marketing – Obesity: Perception and Reality.
Hearne, Allison Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – International influences on the emergence of Ireland’s export-oriented foreign direct investment strategy in the 1950s.

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.

Kavanagh, Shirley

Shantz, Amanda

Strategic Human Resource Management – An investigation into line manager sense-making and sense-giving during implementation of HR practices.

Kearney, Claire Lucey, Brian

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

Killion, Siobhan

Buciuni, Giulio

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

Kou, Xuan

Pak, Jongwook

Strategic HRM – The devolution of HR to the line and its impact on the implementation effectiveness and organisational outcomes.

Kurdi Nakra, Hussein

Pak, Jongwook

Strategic HRM – The devolution of HR to the line and its impact on the implementation effectiveness and organisational outcomes.

Kuzucu, Cenk

McDonagh, Joe

Strategy & Change – Aligning strategy and information technology: The case of cognitive solutions.

Lazzarino, Marco

Berrill, Jenny
Sevic, Aleksandar

International Finance – The role of statistical arbitrage in selecting portfolios of precious metals.

Lero, Axel

Jayasekera, Ranadeva

Corporate finance – Capital structure implications of innovation in bank-based system.
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.

Maher, Patricia Coughlan, Paul

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

Mahoney, Christine

Fellenz, Martin

Organisational Behaviour – The role of narrative editing and storytelling in leadership development among community.
Malik, Munawar

Cannon, Sheila

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.

McCartney, Steven

Fu, Na

Human Resource Management – HR analytics and their impact on firm performance.


Rhodes, Mary Lee

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

Murphy, Cillian

Fellenz, Martin

Organisational Behaviour – The role of engagement for health-service employees and patients/clients.


Muzellec, Laurent

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

O’Riordan, Niall

Ryan, Paul

Strategy – Cross-national initiative-taking and knowledge creation: How a host subsidiary management team’s national culture affects its innovation, capabilities and differential performance across the MNE organisation?

Oliver, Emmet


Business History and Economic Policy – Company-Level History of the Evolution of the 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.

Roe, Amanda

Cullinane, Sarah-Jane

Employee wellbeing – An analysis of Wellness Programmes – What is the correct implementation of a wellness programme?   

Sawitri, Kadek Ade

Brennan, Louis

Foreign Direct Investment – Study of investment development path in Indonesia.

Shengeliya, Mikhail

Brennan, Louis

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

Sinz, Sören

McDonagh, Joe

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

Sun, Xiaolu

Barry, Frank

International Business / Development – Analysis of the changes in the services account of the Irish balance of payments over recent decades. 

Walsh, Natalie

Ryan, Paul

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

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 in developing countries.

Zhaf, Marjan

Lucey, Brian

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

Zhang, Xianwu

Fu, Na

Human Resource Management – An explorative study of HRM alignment and flexibility between head offices and branches in China’s law firms.

Zhao, Neng

Berrill, Jenny

International Finance – An in-depth investigation into stock level liquidity.