In February 2019 Graduate & Professional Studies in conjunction with the Assistant Deans in each faculty organised a thesis in three competition for each of the four faculties, up 12 participants from each faculty competed in four faculty heats . Each faculty sponsored prize money for the top three.
The contestants presented an overview of their research in three minutes using three power point slides in an open forum. A judging panel selected three winners from each of the faculty heats to participate in a university wide competition.
The 12 finalists competed in a University Final on 22 May 2019, along with representatives from Mary Immaculate College and Linerick Instiitute of the Technology, the winners from each Faculty with UL are listed below.
|Education & Health Sciences||Science & Engineering||Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences||Kemmy Business School|
|Caoimhe Tiernan||Jazib Hassan||Hala Jaber||Niamh Lafferty|
|Cillian McDowell||Sean Carey||Agata Lynch||Mauricio Perez Alaniz|
|Fiona Cronin||Luke Robinson||Michelle Daly||Orla McCullagh|
The results of the 2019 competition final are listed below:
Hala Jaber: Department: Irish World Academy of Music and Dance,
Title of Presentation: Post-Conflict Migration and Musical Integration.
Caoimhe Tiernan: Department: Physical Education and Sport Sciences.
Title of Presenation: Investigation of the relationship between training load, monitoring markers of recovery, injuries and illness, in elite team sports.
Maria Dervan: Department: Education (Mary Immaculate College)
Title of Presentation: Autism Spectrum Difference and the influence of the teacher.