Postgraduate Research

We have a flourishing PhD community within the School of Archaeology. If you would like to apply to undertake a PhD with us please visit the postgraduate section of our web site for further information and procedures.

For current PhD Researchers UCD supports and procedures can be found here >>. Current information and downloads for your Research and Professional Development Plan (RPDP) can be found here >>

Current PhD Researchers

Previous Postgraduates

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

    • De Groote, Kevin - The Art of Combat  
    • Ni Lionáin, Clíodhna - Irish-Iberian connections in prehistory
    • Scharding, Laura - Red-light Philadelphia, 1850-1900

2013

    • Lafaye, Anne-Julie: An Archaeology of the Mendicant Orders
    • Parnell, Catherine: Curved blades in ancient Greece

2012 

    • Boyd, Rebecca - Norse Houses in Ireland and Western Britain 
    • Carlin, Neil - Beaker material culture in Ireland
    • Dolan, Brian - Ironworking in early medieval Ireland
    • Megarry, Will - A Fresh Look at Minoan Peak Sancturies

2011

    • Doyle, Maureen - Dress, ornament and bodily identities
    • Nicholl, Triona - Houses and daily life in medieval Ireland
    • O'Donnell, Lorna: Woodlands,Charcoal & Prehistoric Ireland
    • Prendergast, Frank - Archaeoastronomy & Passage Tombs of Ireland
    • Parker, Madeleine - Archaeology of manuscript recipe books  
    • Ullrich, Johanna - Geoarchaeology & land use, Achill, Co. Mayo
    • Whelan, David: Landscape, Settlement & Society in West Waterford 

2010

    • Driscoll, Killian - Understanding quartz technology
    • Greene, Sharon - Settlement & Identity, Connacht's Atlantic Isles
    • Little, Aimée - Mesolithic identities, memeory and meaning
    • Nugent, Louise - Medieval Pilgrimage in Ireland, AD 600-1600
    • Quirke, Sinead - Architecture & Identity, Plantation-era Miunster

2009

    • Keating, Denise - Childhood in early medieval Ireland 
    • McGarry, Tiernan - Burials of the Irish Iron Age
    • Ó Riain, Diarmuid - Ireland and Germany in the Twelfth Century

2007

    • Brady, Conor - Earlier Prehistoric Settlement, Boyne Valley
    • Cummins, Thomas - Archaeology of Anthropogenic Soils in Ireland
    • Kador, Thomas - People, Landscape & Mobility, Mesolithic Ireland
    • Smyth, Jessica: Settlement in Neolithic Ireland

2006

    • Becker, Katharina - Hoards & deposition, Bronze/Iron Age Ireland
    • Tierney, Andrew - Building Identity: Gaelic-Irish Castles
    • O'Flaherty, Ronan - Early Bronze Age Halberd in Ireland
    • O'Connor, Blaze - Prehistoric Rock Art
    • Ní Cheallaigh, Máirín: How 'monuments' are understood