Mr. Alexis Donnelly

Mr. Alexis Donnelly

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

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Publications and Further Research Outputs

  • Donnelly, A., Magennis, M., Making IT Accessibility Guidelines Usable, Lecture Notes iun Compluter Science (LNCS), 7th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All: Universal Access, Theoretical Perspectives, Practice and Experience, Paris, 2002, edited by Carbonnell, N. Stephanidis, C , 2615, Springer Verlag, 2003, pp56 - 68Conference Paper, 2003, DOI
  • McGuiurk, R., Holmes, B., Donnelly, A., and Smith, R., A Vision for Open Course Access to Partially Sighted Students, Proceedings of ITTE Conference, ITTE Annual Conference (Association for Information Technology in Teacher Education, Belfast, 2002, 2002, pp81 - 83Conference Paper, 2002
  • McGuirk, R., Donnelly, A. and Holmes,B., Communal Constructivism and Its Potential for Inclusion of Students with Visual Impairment, Inaugural NDA Disability Research Conference - Using Emancipatory Research Methodologies in Disability Research, Dublin, 2002, NDA, 2002, pp101 - 112Conference Paper, 2002
  • Donnelly, A., McGuirk, R. and Holmes, B., An Assessment of Braided Learning: An Including Educational Philosophy for IT-related Education, Universal Access in HCI, Crete, 2003, edited by Stephanidis, C. , Laurence Erlbaum Associates, 2003, pp63 - 67Conference Paper, 2003
  • Donnelly, A., Bridging the Digital Divide: Case Study of Anti-Exclusion Measures in Ireland, First International Conference on Universal Access in HCI, New Orleans, 2001, edited by Stephanidis, C. , 2002, pp1052 - 1056Conference Paper, 2002
  • Donnelly, A., Towards an Imnclusive Information Society: Some Principles from the Margins, 6th ERCIM Workshop on User Interfaces for All, Florence, 2000, edited by Stephanidis, C. and Emiliani, P-L. , CNR IROE, 2000, pp229 - 240Conference Paper, 2000
  • Donnelly, A. Shaefer, T., PEARL: A Generic Architecture for Live Experiments in a Remote Lab, International Conference on Simulation and Multimedia in Engineering, Florida, 2003, (ISBN: 1-56555-260-1), IEEE, 2003, pp117 - 122Conference Paper, 2003
  • Thompson AJ, Carroll W, Ciccarelli O, Comi G, Cross A, Donnelly A, Feinstein A, Fox RJ, Helme A, Hohlfeld R, Hyde R, Kanellis P, Landsman D, Lubetzki C, Marrie RA, Morahan J, Montalban X, Musch B, Rawlings S, Salvetti M, Sellebjerg F, Sincock C, Smith KE, Strum J, Zaratin P, Coetzee T., Charting a global research strategy for progressive MS-An international progressive MS Alliance proposal., Multiple sclerosis (Houndmills, Basingstoke, England), 28, (1), 2022, p16-28Journal Article, 2022, DOI
  • Dangond F, Donnelly A, Hohlfeld R, Lubetzki C, Kohlhaas S, Leocani L, Ciccarelli O, Stankoff B, Sormani MP, Chataway J, Bozzoli F, Cucca F, Melton L, Coetzee T, Salvetti M., Facing the urgency of therapies for progressive MS - a Progressive MS Alliance proposal., Nature reviews. Neurology, 17, (3), 2021, p185-192Journal Article, 2021, DOI
  • Alexis Donnelly, Opening Keynote, SECOND SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS PROGRESSIVE MS - ASSESSING THE CHALLENGES AND LOOKING AHEAD, San Francisco, 12 May, 2016, International Progressive MS Alliance, 1 - 5ppInvited Talk

Research Expertise

Distributed Systems; Object-Oriented Programming Languages; Programming Language Support for Distributed Systems and its formal aspects.


  • Elected to Trinity Scholarship 1980
  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) present
  • Member of the Scientific Steering Committee of the International Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Alliance (PMSA). PMSA is a collaborative research initiative between international MS Societies (US, UK, Canada, Australia, Italy, and many others), leading MS researchers and teams, regulators, industry and people affected by MS. The Alliance has so far funded €15 million in research towards a therapy for progressive MS. 2016-2022
  • Founding member of the All Island Multiple Sclerosis Research Network 2021-present
  • Membership of MS-Ireland's Research Committee 2005-2020