Find a Supervisor
Find a Supervisor
Below is a list of all available supervisors for students submitting their FYPs in Spring 2017. If your FYP is due in Spring 2016 and you do not yet have a supervisor you should contact your course director immediately.
How to find your supervisor
1. Search for a suitable supervisor using the details below.
2. Email your supervisor with your details, and your FYP topic idea.
3. Once a lecturer has confirmed they will supervise you, complete this form: www.ul.ie/artsoc/fyp/fyp-form.
4. You can now start working with your supervisor on your FYP.
For further information, see the FAQs
|Name||FYP supervision areas|
Rights and Political Morality (including theories of rights, conflicts of rights, group rights, human rights, property rights, territorial or states’ rights, possible right-holders)
Irish placenames, surnames and personal names
Historical language shift in eastern and central Ireland
Historical dialectology of the Irish language in the midlands.
The Schools' Folklore Collection 1937-8
The writings of Brian Ó Nualláin/Myles na gCopaleen
The Courts of Europe 1500-1800
France in the age of Cardinal Richelieu and Louis XIV
England under the Tudors, 1485-1603
Stuart Britain, 1603-1714
Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
Discourse analysis of the Oireachtas Debates on the Prohibition of Incitement to Hatred Act 1989
Discourse analysis of the Oireachtas Debates on the ‘Criminal Justice (Aggravation by Prejudice) Bill 2016’
Politicians’ constructions of the Carrickmines tragedy in the Irish press and broadcast media.
Political discourse regarding Traveller accommodation in the Irish press and broadcast media.
Frame analysis of media reporting on the case of Ibrahim Halawa.
Quantitative projects employing European Social Survey Data.
Normative topics in political philosophy
ELT / TESOL
|Ann Marcus Quinn||
French Literature, and in particular crime fiction and ‘la littérature de l’engagement’
The changing identity of minorities in Japan Images of Japan in Ireland Culture in language teaching Motivation and language learning
The role of political staff
Case study in Irish public policy
Implementation of EU environmental policy
Postfeminism, and neoliberalism and gender politics
Stratification and inequality in Ireland
Family Research: such as step-families, lone parenthood, marital trends
Globalisation, particularly cultural globalisation
Shakespeare and early modern English drama
early modern print culture
medievalism (modern re-imaginings of the Middle Ages)
The evolution of civil society in Ireland
Language Variation in Spain and/or Latin America
Eighteenth-century social, cultural and political history
History of associations
History of localities
Early modern Ireland
|Deirdre Ní Loingsigh||
Líonraí Gaeilge lasmuigh den Ghaeltacht
Féidearthachtaí Flipboard don mhúinteoir le Gaeilge
Spásanna foghlama agus úsáide teanga
Riachtanais tacaíochta teanga mhic léinn na Gaeilge ar an tríú leibhéal
Nuachainteoirí na Gaeilge
|Dominique Le Meur||
Translation Studies: the cultural dimension
Irish language Song in the Gaelic Revival
Irish English, characteristics and pragmatics
Humour and laughter in language
English language teaching and learning
Community and identity in spoken, written and computer-mediated language
Corpus linguistics; corpus-based discourse analysis and conversation analysis
Designing Language Teaching Materials
The far right in contemporary France
German-speaking refugees in Ireland 1933-45
|Gordon Ó Riain||
Language and literature of Early Modern Irish (1200-1650)
Historical development of the Irish language
Palaeography and textual criticism of Irish
Irish Gothic Literature, Victorian Literature, Literary Theory and Modern Irish Literature (1890-2016).
|Helen Kelly Holmes||
Literature and film in the GDR and Berlin Republic
History of Cinema in the Limerick region
Qualitative research on dieting culture Qualitative research on any aspect relating to the obesity debate Qualitative research on masculinities and health The sociology of the body The sociology of risk
Language Learning Enhanced by Technologies
|Máire Ní Ghráda||
Group project: Students will focus on a writer from the Limerick area, and work on the Literary Limerick digital archive. Students will be provided with a list of writers from which they can choose. As there is a web-based aspect to this project, it will particularly suit those students taking New Media modules. English-language poetry after 1860 Irish women writers Yeats, Joyce, Beckett, Faulkner, Toni Morrison Literature of the American South
Hispanic Cultural Studies: Literature, Cinema, Theatre, Visual Arts
Interlanguage grammar in L2 French
SLA; Second/Foreign Language Teacher Education; Intercultural Communication; Technology and Language Learning & Computer mediated Communication; Spanish Pronunciation; Film and Media pedagogy for Language Learning
Neoliberalism and the retraction of the Welfare State
What is class identity?
Irish Politics and public administration
English Literature to 1800
Spanish Literature of post-war Spain
Bioethics and medical technology (reproductive technologies; genetic technologies)
Critical approaches to Global Political Economy and Global Politics
Women writers and fairy tales
Modern history of the Middle East
European Union politics
Mercenaries and private security companies
|Sile De Cléir||
An Cultúr Ábhartha i saol traidisiúnta agus i mbéaloideas na hÉireann, go h-áirithe an téadach dúchasach agus feisteas na ndaoine (Material Folk Culture in Irish folklife, especially cloth-making and dress traditions)
|Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin||
The sociolinguistics of Irish/Scottish/Manx Gaelic and/or Gaeltacht communities
Language policy and language planning
Measuring actual or perceived linguistic distance between dialects or languages
Minority language issues in Canada
The language and sociolinguistics of Monaco
Political responses to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in Africa
Critical Discourse Analysis
(South) African Literature and Culture
Technical writers as a community of practice.