Publications and Further Research Outputs

Towards a Sociology of Distributed Leadership: a lesson from higher education in, editor(s)Curtis, E. A., Beirne, M., Cullen, J. G., Northway, R., Corrigan, S. M. , Distributed Leadership in Nursing and Healthcare, London, Open University Press/McGraw Hill, 2021, pp189 - 202, [Aidan Seery]Book Chapter, 2021

Auto/biography and the Family in, editor(s)J. M. Parsons and A. Chappell , The Palgrave Handbook of Auto/biographical Research, London, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, pp143 - 156, [Seery, A & Bacon, K]Book Chapter, 2020

Farrell, O & Seery, A, "I am not simply learning and regurgitating information, I am also learning about myself": learning portfolio practice and online distance students, Distance Education, 2018Journal Article, 2018 URL

Noone, T & Seery A, Critical thinking dispositions in undergraduate nursing students: A case study approach, Nurse Education Today, 68, (1), 2018, p203 - 207Journal Article, 2018 URL

Idris, A., Ion, G., & Seery A., Peer learning in international higher education: the experience of international students in an Irish university, Irish Educational Studies, 38, (1), 2018, p1 - 24Journal Article, 2018 URL TARA - Full Text

Seery, A., Bacon, K, Women of the Irish revolution in discursive self-representation, Auto|biography Yearbook of the British Sociological Association, 11, (1), 2017Journal Article, 2017

Ni Shuilleabhain, A; Seery, A, Enacting curriculum reform through lesson study, Professional Development in Education, 2017Journal Article, 2017 URL

Seery, A., Serbati, A., Yarosh M. (Eds.), Developing Generic Competences Outside the University Classroom, Granada, Granada University Press, 2017, 1 - 330ppBook, 2017

Seery, A, Anticipating the Educational Encounter as Event, Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies [JOMEC] Journal, 10, 2017, pDOI: Article, 2017 TARA - Full Text

Loxley, A; Seery, A, Work Practices and Career Aspirations among Postdoctoral Researchers in Irish Universities, Studies in Higher Education, 2016Journal Article, 2016

Dunne, E., Seery, A. , The Pedagogics of Unlearning, New York, NY, Punctum Books, 2016Book, 2016

Albinus, L., Rothhaupt, J. G. F., Seery, A., Wittgenstein's Remarks on Frazer: The text and the matter, Berlin, De Gruyter, 2016, 1 - 320ppBook, 2016

Trust and Leadership in, editor(s)Curtis, Elizabeth; Cullen, John , Leadership and Change for the Health Professional, Maidenhead, Open University Press, 2016, [Seery, A; Curtis, E]Book Chapter, 2016

Conway, P., Leavy, A., Smyth, E., O'Brien, E., Seery, A., Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 34, (1), 2015, p1 - 3Journal Article, 2015

Seery, A., 'People and Places': some thoughts on life narrative, social geography and philosophy , Auto|biography Yearbook of the British Sociological Association, 9, 2015, p1-10Journal Article, 2015

Seery, A., McKenna, L, The Catholic Workers' College Dublin: a personal history, Saothar: Journal of Irish Labour History, 39, (1), 2015, p45 - 53Journal Article, 2015 TARA - Full Text

Leavy, A., Conway, P., O'Brien M., Seery, A., Smyth, E., Editorial, Irish Educational Studies, 34, (2), 2015, p103-105Journal Article, 2015

Bildung and Life-long learning: emancipation and control in, editor(s)Loxley, A., Seery, A., Walsh, J. , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp86 - 96, [Seery, A]Book Chapter, 2014 URL

Loxley, A. Seery, A. and Walsh, J., Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities , Basingstoke, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, 254ppBook, 2014 URL

Irish Educational Studies, Oxford, Routledge: Taylor and Francis, [eds.], 2014-2018Editorial Board, 2014

Andrew Loxley, Colette Murphy, Aidan Seery, Plastic Brains and the Dialectics of dialectics, Cultural Studies in Science Education, 2014Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text

Introduction in, editor(s)Loxley, A., Seery, A., Walsh, J. , Higher Education in Ireland: Practices, Policies and Possibilities, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014, pp1 - 4, [Loxley, A., Seery, A., Walsh, J.]Book Chapter, 2014 URL

Irish Educational Studies, 33, 2, (2014), Walsh, J., McCoy, S., Seery, A., & Conway, P., [eds.]Journal, 2014 URL

Seery, A., People and Places: The Salmon Memorial Lecture, Auto|biography Study Group British Sociological Association ConferenceOxfordJuly, 2014, British Sociological AssociationInvited Talk, 2014

Loxley, Andrew, Seery, Aidan, Walsh, John, Investment in Education and the tests of time, Irish Educational Studies, 33, (2), 2014, p173 - 191Journal Article, 2014 URL

Seery, A, Loxley, A, Geoghegan, P, Lalor, J, Student feeding time? exploring the role of feedback in undergraduate teaching and learning, 4th International Nursing and Midwifery ConferenceNUI Galway15th April, 2013Conference Paper, 2013

Seery, A., Loxley, A., Grenfell, M., Editorial, International Journal of Research and Method in Education, 36, (3), 2013, p209 - 212Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Aidan Seery, Andrew Loxley, Postdoctoral Researchers' Lives in the Entrepreneurial University: a perspective from Ireland, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)Istanbul10-13 September 2013, 2013Conference Paper, 2013

The role of Teacher Self-Strategies in First Year Teacher Experience and Teacher Socialisation in, editor(s)P. Pumilia-Gnarini, E. Favaron, , E. Pacetti, J.Bishop, & L. Guerra, , Handbook of Research on Didactic Strategies and Technologies for Education: Incorporating Advancements (2 Volumes), New York, IGI Global, 2013, pp654 - 663, [Kozina, E., Seery, A., Loxley, A.]Book Chapter, 2013 DOI

Seery, A., Epiphanies of aesthetic redemption in the life and work of Robert Musil, Auto|biography Study Group British Sociological Association ConferenceLondonDecember, 2013Conference Paper, 2013

Aidan Seery, Andrew Loxley, 'Must be able to demonstrate level 5 thinking'? Exploring the role of the professional doctorate as a vehicle for CPD in Ireland, Studies in Higher Education, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)Goeteborg10-11 September 2008, 37, (1), 2012, pp3-17Conference Paper, 2012

Aidan Seery, Andrew Loxley, Measures and Metrics: exploring some of the philosophical roots of accountability regimes in higher education with a specific focus on the Irish context, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)Cadiz18-21 September 2012, 2012Conference Paper, 2012 TARA - Full Text

Knowledge and the University in, editor(s)Brendan Walsh , Degrees of Nonsense, Dublin, Glasnevin Press, 2012, pp130 - 144, [Aidan Seery]Book Chapter, 2012

Aidan Seery, Hyping the Void: Zizek on Zizek, Autobiography Yearbook British Sociological Association, 5, 2011, p37-46Journal Article, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Seery, A., Hyping the Void: Zizek on Zizek, Auto|biography Study Group British Sociological Association ConferenceLondonDecember, 2011, 2011Conference Paper, 2011

The Philosophy of Education in, editor(s)Walsh, Brendan , Education Studies in Ireland, Dublin, Gill and Macmillan, 2011, pp5 - 33, [Seery, A]Book Chapter, 2011

Aidan Seery, 'Learning the "encynicals"': the Catholic Workers' College Dublin 1951-1965, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)Berlin13-16 September 2011, 2011Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Loxley, A and Seery, A, "Must be Able to Demonstrate Level 5 Criticality?" Exploring the role of professional doctoral education in CPD in Ireland., Studies in Higher Education, 37, (1), 2011Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Aidan Seery, Andrew Loxley, Of Measures and Metrics: A Foucaultian/Zizekian influenced exploration of the impact of accountability regimes on academic identity in Irish higher education, Sociological Association of IrelandCork7-9 May 2011, 2011Conference Paper, 2011

Loxley, A. and Seery, A., 'We are the rump who do not do the cool things': A Foucaultian/ i ekian influenced exploration of the impact of accountability regimes on academic subjectivity in Irish higher education, British Sociological Association Annual ConferenceLeedsApril 2011, 2011Conference Paper, 2011 TARA - Full Text

Noone, T., Critical Thinking Dispositions of Undergraduate Nursing Students, Tradition, Transformation, CreationTrinity College Dublin18th June 2011, 2011Meeting Abstract, 2011 URL

Seery, A., Education the formation of self and the world of Web 2.0, London Review of Education, 8, (1), 2010, p63 - 73Journal Article, 2010

Aidan Seery, Andrew Loxley, Doctoral Education and Causation in Reflexive Self-formation, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)Vienna29-30 September 2009, 2009Conference Paper, 2009

Seery, A., Slavoj Zizek's dialectics of ideology and the discourses of Irish education, Irish Educational Studies, 27, (2), 2008, p133 - 146Journal Article, 2008

Aidan Seery, Mediating the discourses of marketization and Bildung with Slavoj Zizek's dialectics, Educational Studies Association of IrelandCavan29-31 March 2007, 2008Conference Paper, 2008 TARA - Full Text URL URL

Some philosophical and other related issues of insider research in, editor(s)Sikes, P. and Potts, A , Researching Education from the Inside, London, Routledge, 2008, pp15 - 32, [Loxley, A. and Seery, A.]Book Chapter, 2008

Seery, A, Ethics and Professionalism in Teaching, Studies, 97, (386), 2008, p183 - 192Journal Article, 2008

Seery, A., Loxley, A., Exploring the Role of the Professional Doctorate as a vehicle of CPD, European Conference on Educational Research (ECER)GothenburgSeptember, 2008, 2008Conference Paper, 2008

Seery, A. and Oldham. E., Beginning teachers' views on shaping the future of Irish mathematics education, Co-operative Partnerships in Teacher EducationLjubljanaOctober 2006, edited by Mateja Brejc , 2007, pp87 - 95Conference Paper, 2007 URL

Rothhaupt, J. G. F. and Seery, A., George Edward Moore: Wittgenstein's expressions 'rules of grammar' or 'grammatical rule'., Wittgenstein Jahrbuch 2003/2006, 2007, p201 - 207Journal Article, 2007

Keith Johnston, Ann FitzGibbon, Elizabeth Oldham and Aidan Seery, Have Irish Pre-Service Teachers Crossed the Digital Divide?, Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International ConferenceOrlando, FloridaMarch 2006, edited by Caroline Crawford, Roger Carlsen, Karen McFerrin, Jerry Price, Roberta Weber and Dee Anna Willis , Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2006, pp1651 - 1658Conference Paper, 2006

Josef G. F. Rotthaupt/Aidan Seery/Denis McManus (eds), George Edward Moore/Norman Malcolm: Correspondence (1937-1958), Wittgenstein Jahrbuch, 2002, p245 - 295Journal Article, 2002

Josef G. F. Rotthaupt/Aidan Seery, "Ludwig Wittgenstein war ein Stern in meinem Leben" , Wittgenstein Jahrbuch, 2000, p113 - 144Journal Article, 2000

Seery, A (ed), Essays in Tribute to J. Valentine Rice (1935-2006), Dublin, Lilliput Press, 2010, 1 - 239ppBook, 2010

Aidan Seery and Elizabeth Oldham, Beginning teachers' views on shaping the future of Irish mathematics education: reflections on mathematics education and on their own professional development, 31st Annual ATEE ConferencePortoroz, SloveniaOctober 2006, edited by Mateja Brejc , National School for Leadership in Education, Ljubljana, 2007, pp87 - 95Conference Paper, 2007 URL

Seery, Aidan, Froebel's Spielpaedagogik and the Playfulness of postmodernism, International Freobel Society ConferenceDublin, IrelandJune 2006, 2006Conference Paper, 2006

O'Callaghan, Michael, Reilly, Seamus and Seery, Aidan, Exploring Science, Ireland, Educational Company of Ireland, 2003Book, 2003

Research Expertise

    • Title
      • Tuning India
    • Summary
      • This 3 year project is designed to assist the process of undergraduate programme reform in four subject areas, medicine, computer science, law and education in 15 Indian universities. The reforms include the evaluation of current provision, the development of graduate profiles, student-centred curriculum and pilot implementation of new programmes in each field using the Tuning methodology.
    • Funding Agency
      • European Commission
    • Date From
      • January 2018
    • Date To
      • December 2021


    • Title
      • Developing All -Round Education DARE +
    • Summary
      • The project is designed to to systematise the work on 6 generic competences carried out so far in different universities and to jointly design stronger pedagogical proposals for the development of each of these competences in different educational and national contexts.
    • Funding Agency
      • European Commission
    • Date From
      • September 2014
    • Date To
      • November 2016


    • Title
      • Feasibility Study for the Opening of a Second-Level School by Educate Together
    • Summary
      • The project examines some of the significant factors influencing the opening of a second-level school by the Educate Together organisation.
    • Funding Agency
      • Educate Together
    • Date From
      • May 2007
    • Date To
      • October 2007

Higher Education; Higher Education, Public; History/Philosophy of Education; philosophy of education

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Member of the Editorial Board, Irish Educational Studies2013

The Philosophy of Education Society of Great BritainFeb. 2007

Member of the European Educational Research Association Network 22 Higher Education2007 – present

Member Society for Educational Studies UK2012

British Sociological Association Auto|biography Study Group2008

Non-Fellow Academic Representative Board of Trinity College Dublin2014

Faculty Representative on the TCD Research Ethics Policy Committee2014-

Board representative on the Library and Information Policy Committee, TCD2015-

Academic Advisor SOLAS Evaluation Oversight Group for the Post Leaving Certificate [PLC] Programme2015-