Below is a list of students currently studying for their PhD.  Click on each project for more information.



Andy Jenkins 

Building Integrated Technical Food Systems

Cliona Rooney 

An Investigation into Lifetime Home Standards and Visual Impairment

Danny Ó Cléirigh Ó hÁgáin            

Early Implementation of BIM in Architectural firms to promote Whole Life Costing and Lean Construction

Grainne McGill

The Impact of Current Energy Efficient Design Strategies on Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings

Natalie Hall

Ecological Efficiency: Designing emergent systems to close biological cycles in low income communities

Paul Bower

Beyond ‘Post-conflict’ Architecture - Visualising the Role of Architectural Practice and its Profession in the Contested Context of Belfast, Northern Ireland

Riona McGrath

Empowering Communities Through Reconstruction Management in a Post-Disaster Scenario

Rosaleen Hickey

Constructing ‘shared space’ in the divided city: a comparative analysis of Nicosia, Cyprus, and Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Sally Faulder

Alvaro Siza & Hans-Georg Gadamer: Revealing the Hermeneutic Process of Architecture 

Verity Faith

Designing for Dementia: an Assessment of the Physical Environment on Wayfinding Success for Residents in Long Term Care Settings

Roisin McDonald

The Impact of Rural Design Guides on the Quality of Design of Single Houses in the Rural Landscape

Paul Tansey

Response Strategies of Irish & UK Construction Contractors to the Global Economic Recession 2008-2013

Michael Curran

Urban Development and Effective External Stakeholder Management

Marc Tracey

Early Implementation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Architectural Firms: The development of a contractual framework for the Integrated Design Team

Tara Brooks

Motivation of the Project Management Team in Confined Construction Site Environments: Critical Success Factors in achieving Zero Defects

Caroline Hendron         

Procurement of Construction Works and Services by the Public Sector – A critique of modern procurement law and practice