Research Students

Research Students

MSc by Research:

Emma Carroll

Programme:                 MSc by Research

Area of Study:             Forensic Mental Health

Qualification(s):          BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy

Supervisor:                  Professor Judi Pettigrew & Dr Katie Robinson

 

Michelle Biggins

Programme:                 MSc. by Research

Area of Study:             Hamstring injury

Qualification(s):          BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Kieran O’Sullivan

 

Eavan Fitzgerald

Programme:                 MSc. by Research

Area of Study:             Head and neck cancer

Qualification(s):          BSc. Speech Pathology & Therapy

Supervisor:                  Prof. Alison Perry

 

Christian Garcia

Programme:                MSc. by Research

Area of Study:            Stroke

Research Profile:       Exploring the Activities of Daily Living (ADL) performances of patients with visual filed loss after a stroke.

Qualification(s):          Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy (BSc OT)

Supervisor:                Dr. Pauline Boland & Dr Rose Galvin

 

Structured PhD:

 

John Hurley

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Musculoskeletal Pain and the Clinician –Patient Encounter

Qualification(s):          BSc Physiotherapy (UL)

Supervisor:                  Dr Kieran O’Sullivan & Dr Karen McCreesh

 

Bláthín Casey

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Multiple sclerosis

Qualification(s):          BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Susan Coote

 

Laura Comber

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Multiple sclerosis

Qualification(s):          BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Susan Coote

 

Dan Carter

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Stroke

Qualification(s):          MSc Occupational Therapy, University of Limerick; BA Applied Psychology, University College Cork

Supervisor:                  Dr Sara Hayes, Prof John Forbes & Dr Katie Robinson

 

Aoife Gallagher

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             SLT intervention services for school-aged children

Qualification(s):          MSc. Human Communication, BSc. Clinical Speech and Language Studies

Supervisor:                  Prof. Alison Perry

 

Katie Hughes

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Nutritional and exercise interventions for healthy aging

Qualification(s):          MSc. Physiotherapy, BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Amanda Clifford

 

Tahani Alahmad

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Female athletes

Qualification(s):          Bsc Physical Therapy, MSc Orthopedics Rehabilitation

Supervisor:                  Dr. Roisin Cahalan

 

Hawra Al Dandan

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Bladder dysfunction among MS patients 

Qualification(s):          PhD Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Prof. Susan Coote & Dr Norelee Kennedy

 

Molly Manning

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Aphasia/cognitive linguistics

Qualification(s):          MSc. Speech & Language Therapy, MPhil Linguistics (TCD), BSc. Physics & Astronomy

Supervisor:                  Prof. Sue Franklin

 

Áine O’Dea

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Improving physical and social participation outcomes for children with neurodevelopmental conditions.

Qualification(s):          BSc (Hons) Occupatinal Therapy, MSc Clinical Therapy (OT)

Supervisor:                  Prof, Susan Coote, Dr Norelee Kennedy

 

Seán McKenna

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Rheumatology; physical activity exercise; epigenetics

Qualification(s):          MBA, BComm, BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Norelee Kennedy

 

Karen Sayers

Programme:                 Structured MSc

Area of Study:             Parkinson’s Disease, Implementation Science

Qualification(s):          BSc (Physio), MSc(Physio)

Supervisor:                  Prof Susan Coote, Dr Rose Galvin

 

Anne O’Connor

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Clinical performance assessment in physiotherapy practice education

Qualification(s):          MSc.(Sports Injury), BSc.(Physio), PGDip(Clinical Teaching)

Supervisor:                  Dr Arlene McCurtin, Dr Missy Parker & Professor Peter Cantillon

 

Gillian Quinn

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Falls in MS

Qualification(s):          BSc. Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Susan Coote

 

Louise Carroll

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Parkinson's disease and Aquatic Therapy

Qualification(s):          MSc in Advanced Healthcare Practice, BSc Physiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr Amanda Clifford, Prof. William O’Conor & Prof. Meg Morris

 

Carmel Bradshaw

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Clinical assessment of undergraduate midwifery students

Qualification(s):          RGN, RM, Dip., MSc, Grad Dip

Supervisor:                  Dr. Judi Pettigrew

 

Noreen O’Leary

Programme:                 Structured PhD

Area of Study:             Interprofessional Education 

Qualification(s):          BSc Speech & Language Therapy, Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Education, Masters in Clinical Education

Supervisor:                  Dr. Nancy Salmon & Amanda Clifford

 

Structured Masters:

 

Aoife Synott

Programme:                 Structured Masters

Area of Study:             “Whose job is it anyway?”: Exploring work participation for people in pain

Qualification(s):          BSc Pysiotherapy

Supervisor:                  Dr. Katie Robinson, Dr Keiran O’Sullivan (sabbatical) and Prof. Orla Muldoon

 

Amy Connery

Programme:                 Structured Masters by Research

Area of Study:             The lived experience of paediatric stuttering and the client's social and emotional wellbeing

Qualification(s):          BA Psychology ; BSc Clinical Speech and Language Studies 

Supervisor:                  Dr Arlene McCurtin