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Centre for Humanitarian Action

Lárionad um Ghníomh Daonnúil

PhD Programmes

The CHA has four current doctoral students. If you are interested in undertaking a PhD at the CHA, please email us for more information. A three-year NOHA structured PhD programme with a mobility component is currently in development.

Some of the current PhD students 

 Some of our current PhD students

Current Doctoral Projects

Laura Janssen

IDP Self-Protection Mechanisms as the way forward for IDP Protection & Assistance

Ronan McDermott

Disaster risk reduction and normative frameworks: The efficacy and appropriateness of a rights-based approach

Aaron Clark-Ginsberg

Institutionalisation of disaster risk reduction

Brian Casey 

Governance in Irish NGOs


Previous Doctoral Projects

Sulagna Maitra

The Role of Identity in Intra-State River Water Conflicts: A Comparative Study of Select Indian Cases

Dr. Marjolein Groot

The role of private enterprises in post-war reconstruction processes (Awarded 2012)

Dr. Cecile de Miliano

Exploring enabling factors of adolescent resilience to flooding (Awarded 2012)