PhD & Research Masters

TU Dublin Environment & Planning welcome proposals for doctoral research in the areas of urban planning, environmental management, community & local development, sustainable mobility and all aspects of environmental sustainability.  Current doctoral research includes: -

Award sought ResearcherResearch TitleSupervisory Team 
PhD Asfand Bakht Yar  Addressing climate change through interdisciplinary education (humanities and sciences) in higher education in Ireland

Dr Ken Boyle

 

PhD Emmet O'Briain  Putting walkers back into walkability. And people into plans.  Recovering lost detail of pedestrian environments.

 

Dr Lorraine D'Arcy

 

PhD Josephine Getz  Feedstock analysis and biochar yield as a first step to produce a peat-based additive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in manure management 

Dr Alan Gilmer

Prof John Cassidy

Dr Vivienne Byers

PhD Stephen Barry A Mechanistic simulation of carbon greenhouse gas dynamics & inventories in Irish upland blanket peatland ecosystems

Dr Alan Gilmer

Dr John Casey

PhD Vivien Pohl Ammonia cycling and emerging particulate matter pollutants under arable land-use management: a modelling approach

Dr Alan Gilmer

 

 

Recent doctoral research includes: -

Award Researcher Research Title Supervisory Team 
Doctor of Philosophy Dr Gerard Doyle  Social Enterprise and Sustainability: Key Factors that Lead to the Successful Establishment of Sustainable Development Initiatives in Ireland

Prof Deiric O'Broin

Dr Conor Norton

Prof David Jacobson 

Doctor of Philosophy Dr Louis Nwachi Social inclusion through participation in the city planning of developing countries

Prof Deiric O'Broin

Dr Conor Norton

Doctor of Philosophy  Dr Mariya Radomski 

Study of factors affecting fluvial carbon dynamics in Irish blanket peatland pools and soils - an implication of seasonability and spatial variability 

Dr Alan Gilmer

Eugene McGovern

Prof John Cassidy

Dr Vivienne Byers

 

Information for prospective students on research opportunities, fees, funding and projects at TU Dublin is available from the Graduate Research School.