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Niamh Moore Cherry

Associate Professor

School Of Geography
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168222
Email: niamh.moore@ucd.ie

Biography

 Niamh Moore-Cherry is an Associate Professor in the School of Geography, University College Dublin and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She is an urban geographer and her research is focused on understanding how cities are governed; how urban policy is developed; and with what impacts. She is the author of Dublin Docklands Reinvented (Four Courts Press, 2008), has co-edited three books and has papers published in national and international journals including Urban Geography, Urban Studies, Housing Policy Debate, Land Use Policy, Irish Geography and Planning Practice and Research. Her current work focuses on the spaces and practices of governance, particularly in the Dublin city-region, and the issue of metropolitanisation in a comparative context. Niamh also has a strong research and teaching interest in student transitions and students as partners and has co-authored a number of papers on these topics that have been published in Higher Education and Journal of Geography in Higher Education. Niamh is currently President of the Geographical Society of Ireland, a member of the Social Sciences Committee, Royal Irish Academy; a member of the IGU Urban Commission Steering Group; and is on the Editorial Boards of Irish Geography,Journal of Geography in Higher Education, and Boletín de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles.

 
Niamh is Chair of the International Geographical Congress which will be hosted by the Geographical Society of Ireland and held in Dublin in August 2024. 

Niamh teaches the first year core Introduction to Geography module, World Urbanisation, and Research Design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She also leads a Masters level urban environment European field course.  

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2017.
Title: Hon. Senior Research Associate, Bartlett School of Planning, UCL
Year: 2015.
Title: Aurora Programme
Year: 2017.
Title: College of Social Sciences and Law Teaching Excellence Award
Year: 2017.
Title: University Teaching Excellence Award
Year: 2016.
Title: International Geographical Congress 2024, Chair and lead of winning bid team
Year: 2017.
Title: Principal Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Year: 2016.
Title: IGU Urban Commission, Steering Committee
Year: 2012.
Title: Chair, IGU Young Scholars Committee
Year: 2009.
Title: Senior Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development
Year: 2007.
Title: Slovenian National Academy Visiting Fellow
Year: 2007.
Title: Presidents Teaching Grant (with Joe Brady et al.)
Year: 2007.
Title: University Fellow in Teaching and Academic Development
Year: 2006.
Title: Registrars Office, UCD
Year: 2006.
Title: UII Research Development Scheme
Year: 2006.
Title: UCD Seed Funding
Year: 2005.
Title: Instituto Italiano di Cultura Bursary for the Study of the Italian Language
Year: 2004.
Title: Presidents Teaching Grant (with M. Gilmartin)
Year: 2002.
Title: EU-HRDC Coastal Inquiries Visting Fellow (Memorial University, Newfoundland)
Year: 2001.
Title: IRCHSS Government of Ireland Post-doctoral Fellow
Year: 2001.
Title: EU-HRDC Coastal Inquiries Visiting Fellow (University of Ottawa)

Associations

Association: UCD Earth Institute, Function/Role: Member
Association: IGU Urban Commission, Function/Role: Elected member, Steering Committee
Association: Higher Education Academy, Function/Role: Principal Fellow
Association: Royal Geographical Society-IBG, Function/Role: Fellow
Association: Geographical Society of Ireland, Function/Role: President
Association: International Network for Learning and Teaching in Geography (INLT), Function/Role: Co-coordinator
Association: Geographical Society of Ireland, Function/Role: Vice-President
Association: Geographical Society of Ireland, Function/Role: Homorary Treasurer
Association: International Geographical Union Urban Commission, Function/Role: Member
Association: Association of American Geographers, Function/Role: Ordinary member
Association: EURA (European Urban Research Association), Function/Role: Member
     

Conference Contributions

Niamh Moore-Cherry (2015) [Conference (Sole) Organiser], IGU Urban Commission Conference, Dublin , 10-AUG-15 - 16-AUG-15.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and John Tomaney (2016) Dublin: The politics of spatial planning. [Oral Presentation], UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference, Cardiff University , 12-SEP-16 - 14-SEP-16.
Niamh Moore-Cherry (2016) Staff-student collaboration: Thinking through inclusionary/exclusionary practice(s). [Keynote Address], International Conference on Improving University Teaching, Durham , 13-JUL-16 - 15-JUL-16.
Niamh Moore-Cherry (2016) The Irish in London: Ireland¿s NAMA and the British property market. [Oral Presentation], Conference of Irish Geographers, DCU, Dublin , 05-MAY-16 - 07-MAY-16.
Niamh Moore-Cherry (2016) Reconstruction, renewal and revision: Irish urban policy in a post-crisis context. [Oral Presentation], IGU Urban Commission Conference, Shanghai , 22-AUG-16 - 26-AUG-16.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and John Tomaney (2017) Spatial planning,metropolitan governance and territorial politics in Europe: Dublin as a case of metro phobia. [Oral Presentation], RSA-Ireland Branch Conference, DIT Grangegorman , 01-SEP-17 - 01-SEP-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and John Tomaney (2017) Understanding planning in a metropolitan century. [Chaired Session], Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, Dublin , 05-JUN-17 - 05-JUN-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry (2017) Governance, Territoriality and ¿Fixing¿ Crisis: NAMA and Urban Development Beyond the Irish State. [Oral Presentation], Regional Studies Association Annual Conference, Dublin , 05-JUN-17 - 08-JUN-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and Christine Bonnin (2017) Playing for time in the neoliberal city: The temporal politics of redevelopment in Moore Street, Dublin. [Oral Presentation], AAG Annual Conference, Boston , 10-APR-17 - 14-APR-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and John Tomaney (2017) Urban Ireland 2040: Challenges to, and opportunities of, the National Planning Framework. [Invited Oral Presentation], ESPON URBACT: Urban Policies in support of Ireland 2040, Dublin , 14-MAR-17 - 14-MAR-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and Christine Bonnin (2017) Urban redevelopment, 'nation-building' and the challenges of curating the city Moore Street, Dublin. [Oral Presentation], UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference, Belfast , 11-SEP-17 - 13-SEP-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry (2017) Handbook of local urban and regional development: After a decade. [Roundtable Participant], AAG Annual Conference, Boston , 10-APR-17 - 14-APR-17.
Niamh Moore-Cherry and John Tomaney (2017) Metro phobia? The politics of spatial planning in Dublin. [Oral Presentation], AAG Annual Conference, Boston , 10-APR-17 - 14-APR-17.
Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) Revaluing the geographic tradition: Exploration and understanding. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], Conference of Irish Geographers, University College Dublin , 08-MAY-14 - 11-MAY-14.
Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) ¿Beyond art in ¿meanwhile spaces¿: The role of creatives in urban citizenship and sustainability¿. [Oral Presentation], IGU Regional Congress, Krakow , 18-AUG-14 - 21-AUG-14.
Moore-Cherry, N. (2015) De-homogenising vacancy: Opportunities for more flexible planning?. [Oral Presentation], Conference of Irish Geographers, Belfast , 21-MAY-15 - 23-MAY-15.
Moore-Cherry, N. and Ancien, D. (2013) The EU2020 Strategy: Growth or spatial strategy?. [Oral Presentation], Conference of Irish Geographers, NUI Galway , 23-MAY-13 - 26-MAY-13.
Moore, N.; (2010) From ships in the docks to financial boxes: Dublin Docklands transformed. [Invited Lecture], Department of Geography, St Patricks College, St Patricks College , 05-MAY-10 - 05-MAY-10.
Moore, N. and Gilmartin, M.; (2010) Moving beyond the individual in technological spaces. [Oral Presentation], AAG Annual Conference, Washington DC , 13-APR-10 - 17-APR-10.
Moore, N.; (2010) Valuing the city: Heritage and meaning. [International Refereed Conference], IGU Urban Commission, Tel Aviv, Israel , 11-JUL-10 - 17-JUL-10.
Moore, N.; (2009) Research Skills among Geography Undergraduates. [National Refereed Conference Paper], NAIRTL Conference, Trinity College Dublin , 10-NOV-09 - 10-NOV-09.
Gibney, A., Murphy, F., Moore, N. & O'Sullivan, S.; (2008) Won't they tell me all I need to know. [International Refereed Conference], Universitas 21 Teaching and Learning Conference, Glasgow , 21-FEB-08 - 24-FEB-08.
Moore, N.; (2008) Moving beyond the public-private dichotomy: Understanding the process of urban regeneration. [Oral Presentation], International Geographical Union Urban Commission Conference, Tunisia , 03-AUG-08 - 10-AUG-08.
Moore, N. ; (2007) The potential of fieldwork in the undergraduate curriculum. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Conference of Irish Geographers, St Patricks College, Drumcondra , 11-MAY-07 - 13-MAY-07.
Niamh Moore; (2006) Managing the economy-environment relationship: Changing perceptions of the urban waterfront. [International Refereed Conference], Annual Association of American Geographers Conference, Chicago , 01-MAR-06 - 01-MAR-06.
Niamh Moore; (2006) Conference of Irish Geographers. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Conference of Irish Geographers, UCD Dublin , 01-MAY-06.
Niamh Moore; (2006) The Opportunities and Challenges of Land Recycling for Urban Sustainability: The Gasworks, Dublin. [International Refereed Conference], IGU Urban Commission, Santiago de Compostela, Spain , 01-AUG-06 - 01-AUG-06.
Moore, N. ; (2005) Rhetoric or reality? Environment, citizenship and sustainability in urban Ireland. [Invited Lecture], Department of Geography Seminar, NUI Maynooth , 08-NOV-05 - 08-NOV-05.
Moore, N. ; (2005) Urban industrial heritage: Selling the past to shape the future. [Non Refereed Paper/Abstract Presented at Conference], Conference of Irish Geographers, NUI Galway , 08-MAY-05 - 10-MAY-05.
Moore, N.; (2004) Brownfields and urban sustaianability: Where we are and where we need to go. [Invited Lecture], Groundwater Challenges of the national Development Plan, Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland , 20-APR-04 - 21-APR-04.

Committees

Committee : Royal Irish Academy Social Sciences Committee
Committee : ALGALI - Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Committee : UCD First Year Experience Steering Group
Committee : Royal Irish Academy National Committee for Geography
Committee : Geographical Society of Ireland
Committee : Interreg IIIC - Dublin City Council BERI Project
Committee : UCD IT Services Teaching and Learning Steering Group
Committee : University Grade Approvals Process Working Group
Committee : UCD 150 Scholarships Interview Board
Committee : University First Year Committee
Committee : College of Human Sciences Executive Committee
Committee : College of Human Sciences T&L Committee
Committee : School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy Communications Committee
Committee : School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy Teaching and Learning Committee
 

Education

Year 2017 Institution: Higher Ed Training Awards Coun
Qualification: Fellowship, Higher Education Academy Subject: Certificate - Principal Fellow
Year 2001 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1996 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:

Languages

French:
Italian:

Consultancy

Client: UCD International Office
Client: Dublin City Council
Client: Groundwork Northern Ireland
 

Journals Edited

Journal Of Geography In Higher Education: Editorial Board member.
Irish Geography: Editorial Board member.
Geoforum: Reviewer.
Tijdschrift Voor Economische En Sociale Geografie: Reviewer.
Urban Studies: Reviewer.
Journal Of Urban Planning And Development: Reviewer.
Urban Geography: Reviewer.
Journal Of The Royal Anthropological Institute: Reviewer.
European Journal Of Housing Policy: Reviewer.
Social And Cultural Geography: Reviewer.

Other Activities

Commissioned by Registrar to review best practice in Pre-Masters programme design, provision and implementation (Oct 2009)

Commissioned by Director of International Office to coordinate development of a University-wide Pre-Masters programme for delivery in Sept 2010
Invited member of EU Sixth Framework BERI local area network, Dublin City Council 2004-2006
Consultant:Socio-economic and Demographic Structure of Dublin Households for Dublin City Council

Publications

Books

Moore, N.; (2008) Dublin Docklands Reinvented: the post industrial regeneration of a European City quarter. Dublin: Four Courts Press. Available Online [Details]

Book Chapters

Moore-Cherry, N. (2017) 'Beyond art in 'meanwhile spaces': Temporary parks, urban governance and the co-production of urban space' In: Murzyn-Kupisz, M. and Działek, J (eds). The Impact of Artists on Contemporary Urban Development in Europe. Netherlands: Springer. , pp.207-224 [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N., McHale, J. and Heffernan, E. (2017) 'Austerity in Ireland: A Debate' In: Heffernan, E.; McHale, J. and Moore-Cherry, N (eds). Debating Austerity in Ireland: crisis, experience and recovery. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. , pp.1-14 [Details]
McHale, J., Moore-Cherry, N. and Heffernan, E. (2017) 'Progressing Debates on Austerity in Ireland' In: Heffernan, E.; McHale, J. and Moore-Cherry, N (eds). Debating Austerity in Ireland: crisis, experience and recovery. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. , pp.270-280 [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2016) 'Irelands National Asset Management Agency (NAMA) and the British property market: Disposing of crisis' In: Raco, M. and Hackett, P (eds). Britain for Sale: Perspectives on the Costs and Benefits of Foreign Ownership. London: Smith Institute/RSA. , pp.60-67 [Details]
Moore, N. (2015) 'The Creative City' In: Davies, W.K.D (eds). Theme Cities: New trends in economies, design and lifestyles. New York: Springer. , pp.359-379 [DOI] [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Ancien, D. (2013) 'The Territorial Dimensions of Education' In: Gonzalez, Ruben and Carril, Valeria (eds). European Regions in the Strategy to Emerge from the Crisis: Territorial dimensions of the 'Europe 2020'. Spain: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. , pp.89-100 Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N., Ancien, D. and Comerford-Morris, R. (2013) 'Research, development and innovation across the European territories' In: Gonzalez, Ruben and Paul Carril, Valeria (eds). European Regions in the Strategy to Emerge from the Crisis: Territorial Dimensions of the 'Europe 2020'. Spain: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. , pp.75-88 Link to full text [Details]
Moore, N.; (2008) 'Dublin Docklands' In: Becker, A., Jung, K. and Schmal, P.C (eds). New Urbanity: Die europaische Stadt im 21. Jahrhundert. Salzburg, Austria: Verlag Anton Pustet. , pp.152-162 [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2007) 'Valorizing urban heritage? Redevelopment in a changing city' In: Moore, N. & Whelan, Y (eds). Heritage, Memory and the Politics of Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate. , pp.95-108 [Details]
Scott, M., Moore, N., Redmond, D. and Gkartzios, M.; (2006) 'Housing growth, land delivery and sustainable urban management' In: Scott, M., Moore, N., Redmond, D. and Gkartzios, M.; (eds). Dublin-Belfast Corridor: Ireland¿s Mega-City-Region. Aldershot: Algate. [Details]
Moore, N.; (2005) 'Regreening Brownfields: Land Recycling and Urban Sustainability' In: Moore, N.; (eds). Renewing Urban Communities: Environment, Citizenship and Sustainability in Ireland. Aldershot: Ashgate. Available Online [Details]
Moore, N. and Scott, M.; (2005) 'Towards a Sustainable Future?' In: Moore, N. and Scott, M.; (eds). Renewing Urban Communities: Environment, Citizenship and Sustainability in Ireland. Aldershot: Ashgate. Available Online [Details]
Moore, N. and Scott, M.; (2005) 'The Geographical and Policy Context' In: Moore, N. and Scott, M.; (eds). Renewing Urban Communities: Environment, Citizenship and Sustainability in Ireland. Aldershot: Ashgate. Available Online [Details]
Moore , N. & Sinnott, M. ; (2004) 'An emerging global urban form: processes and impacts of city-region development in Ireland' In: Pacione, M (eds). Changing cities. Glasgow: University of Strathclyde. , pp.107-117 [Details]
Moore, N & Davies, W.K.D.; (2002) 'Waterfront development and regeneration: The background to contemporary changes in Dublin and Cardiff' In: Davies, W.K.D. & Townshend, I.J (eds). Monitoring Cities: International Perspectives. Calgary: IGU Urban Commission. , pp.309-342 [Details]
Moore, N. (2002) 'The changing face of Dublin: Development priorities and challenges for the 21st century' In: Moore, N (eds). Towards Environmental Citizenship LA 21 and overcoming socio-cultural barriers in Belfast, Berlin and Dublin. Berlin: European Academy of the Urban Environment. , pp.50-56 [Details]

Edited Books

Heffernan, Emma; McHale, John; Moore-Cherry, Niamh (Ed.). (2017) Debating Austerity in Ireland: Crisis, experience and recovery. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Pineira-Mantinan, M.J (Ed.). (2015) Addressing Complex Challenges: Social, Economic and Cultural Transformations in the City. Santiago de Compostela: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela / IGU Urban Commission. Available Online [Details]
Moore-Cherry, Niamh and Pineira-Mantinan, Maria-Jose (Ed.). (2013) Transforming Cities: Urban processes and structure. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: IDEGA / USC. Available Online Link to full text [Details]
Pineira Mantinan, M.J. and Moore-Cherry, N (Ed.). (2012) Changing Cities. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: IDEGA-University of Santiago de Compostela and IGU Urban Commission. Link to full text [Details]
Pineira Mantinan, M.J. and Moore-Cherry, N. (Eds.) (Ed.). (2011) New trends in the renewal of the city. Spain: IDEGA University of Santiago de Compostela. Link to full text [Details]
Moore, N. & Whelan, Y (Ed.). (2007) Heritage, Memory and the politics of Identity. Aldershot: Ashgate. [Details]
Moore, N. & Scott, M (Ed.). (2005) Renewing Urban Communities. Aldershot: Ashgate. Available Online [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Niamh Moore-Cherry and Ruth Healey (2018) 'Staff-student partnership: Inclusive/exclusive pedagogical practices'. Student Engagement in Higher Education, 2 (1). [Details]
Moore-Cherry, Niamh and Bonnin, Christine (2018) 'Playing with time in Moore Street, Dublin: Urban redevelopment, temporal politics and the governance of space-time'. Urban Geography, . [DOI] [Details]
Zhang, Z., Moore-Cherry, N. and Redmond, D. (2018) 'A crisis of crisis management? Evaluating post-2010 housing restructuring in Nanjing, China'. Housing Policy Debate, 28 (1):29-49. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2017) 'Review: Neoliberal urban policy and the transformation of the city: Reshaping Dublin'. Irish Geography, 50 (1):97-99. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and O'Corrain, D. (2016) 'Contextualising the urban legacies of the Easter 1916 Rising on Moore Street (Dublin): Destruction, reconstruction and the politics of planning'. Irish Geography, 49 (2):103-104. Link to full text [Details]
Bonnin, C., Moore-Cherry, N., Zhang, Z. and Traynor, N. (2016) 'The Centennial Legacy: Equal opportunities to all its citizens?'. Irish Geography, 49 (2):111-116. Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and O¿Corrain, D. (2016) '1916 then and now: reflections on the spatiality of the Rising¿s urban legacies'. Irish Geography, 49 (2):117-124. Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Tomaney, J. (2016) 'Fair City? Planning challenges in post-crisis Dublin'. Town and Country Planning, :239-243. Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and McCarthy, L. (2016) 'Debating Temporary Uses for Vacant Urban Sites: Insights for practice from a stakeholder workshop'. Planning Practice and Research, 31 (3):347-357. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Bovill, C., Cook-Sather, A., Felten, P., Millard, L. and Moore-Cherry, N. (2016) 'Addressing potential challenges in co-creating learning and teaching: overcoming resistance, navigating institutional norms and ensuring inclusivity in studentâ¿¿staff partnerships'. Higher Education, 71 :195-208. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. et al. (2016) 'Inclusive partnership: Enhancing undergraduate student engagement in geography'. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 40 (1):84-103. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2015) 'Re-thinking the post-crash city: vacant space, temporary use and new urban imaginaries?'. Irish Geography, 48 (1):4-13. Link to full text [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N., Crossa, V. and O'Donnell, G. (2015) 'Investigating urban transformations: GIS, photo-elicitation and the role of the state in regeneration'. Urban Studies, 52 (12):2134-2150. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2015) 'Geography in Ireland in transition: A retrospective'. Irish Geography, 47 (2):3-12. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) 'Review: Mobilities: new perspectives on transport and society'. International Planning Studies, 19 (2):210-212. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Vinci, I. (2012) 'Urban regeneration and economic crisis: Past development and future challenges in Dublin, Ireland'. Planum - The Journal of Urbanism, 25 (2):1-16. Link to full text [Details]
Connor, D., Mills, G., Moore-Cherry, N.; (2011) 'The 1911 Census and Dublin city: A spatial analysis'. Irish Geography, 44 (2). [DOI] [Details]
Gibney, A., Moore, N., Murphy, F. and O'Sullivan, S.; (2011) 'The First Semester of University Life; 'will I be able to manage it at all?'. Higher Education, 62 (3):351-366. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Moore, N., Fournier, E., Hardwick, S., Healey, M., MacLachlan, J., Seeman, J. ; (2011) 'Mapping the journey towards self-authorship in Geography'. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 35 (3):1-14. Link to full text [Details]
Moore, N. & Gilmartin, M.; (2010) 'Teaching for better learning: a blended learning pilot project with first year geography undergraduates'. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 34 (3):327-344. Link to full text [Details]
Crossa, V and Moore, N; (2009) 'Innovating to compete: Dublin as a smart and creative city'. Building Material, 18 :84-88. [Details]
Moore, N.; (2005) 'Transforming social and spatial structures in Celtic Tiger Ireland: Dublin in the 1990s'. Hommes et Terres du Nord, . [Details]
Moore, N. (2002) 'From Indigenous Industries to Foreign Finance: The Transformation of Dublin Docklands'. Land Use Policy, 19 (No. 4):325-331. [Details]
Moore, N.; (1999) 'Rejuvenating docklands: The Irish context'. Irish Geography, 32 (2):135-149. [Details]

Other Journals

Moore-Cherry, N. (2015) 'Why students leave: Student non-completion in higher education in Ireland' Education Matters :270-274. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Vinci, I. (2013) 'Una finestra su Dublino (in Italian)' Urbanistica Informazioni 247 :55-63. Available Online [Details]
Moore, N. ; (1998) 'Docklands: The future for Dublin City?' Geographical Viewpoint :27-32. [Details]

Conference Publications

Zhang,Z; Moore-Cherry, N (2014) Drivers of grassroots resistance in China's neoliberal urban transformation: Insights on the urban renewal project in the historical inner city of Nanjing The 46th Conference of Irish Geography Dublin, Ireland, , 06-MAY-15 - 10-MAY-14 Available Online [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) Spaces of crisis or opportunity: Brownfields and planning in Dublin, Ireland International Geographical Union Urban Commission [Details]
Zhang, Z. and Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) Drivers of grassroots resistance in China¿s neoliberal urban transformation: Insights on the urban renewal project in the historical inner city of Nanjing Conference of Irish Geographers 2014 [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2013) Co-creating the curriculum in a mass education system: Challenges and insights QAA Scotland Enhancement Themes Conference [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Crossa, V. (2014) Competition, contestation and accidental governance? Investigating urban transformations in Dublin¿s inner city. c Conference of Irish Geographers 2014 [Details]
O'Sullivan, S., Moore, N. and Noonan, E. ( (2011) A Stimulus for Change? The impact of SoTL work at University College Dublin International Society for the scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2010) Learning by doing: Introducing research skills to Geography Undergraduates . In: Murphy, J., Griffin, C. and Higgs, B eds. NAIRTL Annual Conference: Research-teaching linkages , pp.73-78 [Details]
Moore, N., Gibney, A., Murphy, F. & O'Sullivan, S.; (2008) Policy and practice at third level European Association of Institutional Research Copenhagen, , 11-AUG-08 - 14-AUG-08 [Details]
Moore, N., Gibney, A., O'Sullivan, S., Murphy, F.; (2008) Channelling Innovation: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Academic Policy Formulation 30th Annual EAIR (The European Higher Education Society) Forum [Details]
Gibney, A., Moore, N., O'Sullivan, S. and Murphy, F.; (2008) 'Won't someone tell me all I need to know?':First Year Expectations of University Life Universitas 21 Teaching & Learning Conference, Does Teaching and Learning Translate? [Details]
Moore, N. and Gilmartin, M. ; (2008) Making it different: a blended learning pilot project with first year geography undergraduates Universitas 21 Teaching and Learning Conference Available Online [Details]
Moore, N., Gilmartin, M.,; (2007) Enquiry Based Learning Within Geography: A Pilot Study With Undergraduate Students Inaugural International Colloquium on University Teaching and Learning [Details]
Moore, N.; (2006) The Opportunities and Challenges of Land Recycling for Urban Sustainability: The Gasworks, Dublin International Geographical Union Urban Commission Conference [Details]
Moore, N.; (2004) Brownfields: the central government policy vacuum and implications for development Brownfields: Unlocking the potential, White Paper Conference Dublin, [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2004) Globalising Dublin: Indicators of an urban society in transition . In: Pak, M. & Rebernik, D eds. Cities in Transition, Ljubljana: IGU Urban Commission [Details]
Niamh Moore; (2002) Urban Regeneration: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Development Achievement and Challenge: Rio+ 10 and Ireland , pp.272-276 [Details]

Published Reports

Moore-Cherry, N., Quin, S. and Burroughs, E. (2015) Why students leave: Findings from qualitative research into student non-completion in higher education in Ireland. National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Dublin. Available Online [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Ancien, D. (2012) Smart Growth - Education. SIESTA FINAL REPORT. University of Santiago de Compostela / ESPON, Santiago de Compostela / Brussels. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Ancien, D. (2012) Smart Growth - Research and Innovation. SIESTA FINAL REPORT. University of Santiago de Compostela / ESPON, Santiago de Compostela, Spain and Brussels. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. and Ancien, D. (2012) Smart Growth - Draft final report. ESPON: ERDF, Luxembourg. [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2012) Mapping Geography in Ireland. Geographical Society of Ireland, Dublin. [Details]
Murphy, E., Redmond, D., McKnight, M., Crossa, V., Williams, B., Moore, N. (2008) The creative knowledge economy in Dublin: Understanding the attractiveness of the metropolitan region for creative knowledge workers. ACRE: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam. [Details]
Redmond, D., Crossa, V., Moore, N. & Williams, B., ; (2007) Dublin as Emergent Global Gateway: Pathways to creative and knowledge-based regions. ACRE Research Papers, Amsterdam. [Details]
Moore, N. (2006) A Profile of the Changing Socio-economic and Demographic Structure of Dublin Households. Dublin City Council, Dublin. [Details]
Moore, N. (2002) Addressing social exclusion and regeneration in the Republic of Ireland: The policy and legislative frameworks. Groundwork NI, Belfast. [Details]
                             

Reports

Moore, N. ; (2002) Addressing social exclusion and regeneration in the Republic of Ireland: The policy and legislative frameworks. Reports [Details]
     

Presented Papers

Moore, N.; (2001) Achievement and Challenge: Rio+10 Conference. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N.; (2001) International Geographical Union Urban Commission Conference. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2000) Association of American Geographers conference. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. (2000) Conference of Irish Geographers. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. (1999) Dublin Docklands: A decade of change. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N.; (2001) LA21 and social exclusion: Considerations from Belfast, Berlin and Dublin - European Academy of the Urban Environment / Community Relations Council symposium. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2002) Towards environmental citizenship: Lessons from Berlin, Belfast and Dublin. Berlin: European Academy of the Urban Environment. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. (2003) European Academy of the Urban Environment / Urban Institute Ireland Conference. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N.; (2003) Conference of Irish Geographers. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N.; (2003) First Conference on Brownfield Development. Presented Papers [Details]
Scott, M., Moore, N. and Redmond, D. ; (2003) Harvard Graduate School of Design/Irish Universities Planning Conference 2003. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N. (2006) Annual Association of American Geographers Conference. Presented Papers [Details]
Moore, N.; (2007) Conference paper to Conference of Irish Geographers. Presented Papers [Details]
Murphy, F., Archbold, J. and Moore, N.; (2009) IUQB Workshop. Presented Papers [Details]
MacKeogh, Kay, Hegarty, Susan, Moore, Niamh, McManus, Ruth, & Waddington, Shelagh; (2011) Conference of Irish Geographers 2011. Presented Papers [Details]
 

Invited Lectures

Moore, N.; (2004) Brownfields European Regeneration Initiative (BERI) seminar. Invited Lectures [Details]
Moore, N. (2003) Globalisation, inequality and the environment. Invited Lectures [Details]
Moore, N.; (2003) Dublin: An historical and contemporary geographical perspective. Invited Lectures [Details]
Moore, N. ; (2002) Reality bytes: The social implications of heritage choice in the inner city. Invited Lectures [Details]
Moore, N.; (2002) Dockland regeneration in Dublin : Problems and Policy successes. Invited Lectures [Details]
Moore, N.; (2001) Waterfront rejuvenation: A political-economic comparison of Dublin and Cardiff. Invited Lectures [Details]
           

Presentation

Moore, N. (1999) International Seminar on Urban Form. Presentation [Details]
 

Research Papers

Redmond, D., Crossa, V., Moore, N. & Williams, B.; (2007) Dublin as Emergent Global Gateway: Pathways to creative and knowledge-based regions. Amsterdam: Research Papers Available Online [Details]
                                       

Invited Review Articles

Moore-Cherry, N. (2016) The Natural World and Governance. Invited Review Articles [Details]
Moore, N.; (2006) The road to renewal: The early development of the Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder Programme in England. Invited Review Articles [Details]
Moore, N.; (2006) Ireland's Heritages: Critical Perspectives on Memory and Identity. Invited Review Articles [Details]
Moore, N.; (2007) Globalisation and the Politics of Forgetting. Invited Review Articles [Details]
Moore, N; (2008) The Green City: Sustainable Homes, Sustainable Suburbs. Invited Review Articles [DOI] [Details]
Moore-Cherry, N. (2014) Creating Child-Friendly Cities: reinstating kids in the city. Invited Review Articles [Details]
Moore, N.; (2001) Waterfront regeneration in Dublin: International dimensions. Invited Review Articles [Details]
                             

Research

Research Interests

My area of research expertise is two-fold and my publication and funding profiles and strategy, as well as my domains of impact, reflect this bifurcation:

·      Governance and urban development: Urban Studies

·      Higher education research and practice

I have an outstanding sustained record of publication in leading international journals, books and conferences, and in particular my trajectory since my last promotion has been exceptionally strong.


My urban studies research has a specific focus on urban governance, its practices and impacts. From my PhD research on comparative waterfront redevelopment in Dublin and Cardiff, my work has evolved to focus on specific aspects of urban governance and development, particularly the role of state-led vis-a-vis more grassroots interventions in shaping particular urban spaces, and on the relationships between different agents of the state, and between the state/market in the urban environment. Recent work has focused on the activities of NAMA in a British urban context, metropolitan governance in an Irish context and the relationships between governance, regeneration, and the lived experience of the city. My work has recently informed the consultation for the National Planning Framework and other policy initiatives.

Because of the rapidly changing nature of cities, they also provide a "real-world laboratory" within which to investigate geographical concepts and processes, of national and international relevance, with students. This has stimulated a significant interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning within Geography. Through an integrated approach to my academic practice, I have been engaging large groups of students with urban themes and ideas and building successful research-teaching linkages in a number of ways. My published and ongoing output provides a resource for students in all my modules; the engagement of undergraduate students in active research and fieldwork has fostered a sense of inquiry that has attracted them to undertake graduate research and co-author with me; and my attempts to develop innovative approaches to communicate the excitement of  the urban environment as a research space has resulted in a significant body of work on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning.   

 

Research Projects

Sponsor : European Commission FP6
Title : Accommodating Creative Knowledge - Competitiveness of European Metropolitan Regions with the Enlarged Union (ACRE)
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-06 / 30-SEP-10
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Markets, temporality, and diversity: The place of ethnic entrepreneurship in urban regeneration and governance
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-18 / 30-SEP-19
Sponsor : Baile Mhuire CLG
County Kerry Council
Title : Governing the local regeneration process: Lessons from practice in the Mitchells/Boherbee
Start Date / End Date : 08-JAN-18 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Domestic gardens and the city as socio-ecological system: Investigating the fragmentation, potential and sustainability of private urban green infrastructure in Dublin, Ireland
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-17 / 30-SEP-21
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Urban Improvements Projects in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Private Capital Financing and Street Vendor Livelihood Implications
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-17 / 30-SEP-20
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Living with the legacy of 1916: Urban governance, livelihoods and regeneration in Moore Street market (LIVING_1916)
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAR-16 / 30-NOV-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : OBRSS Research Support Scheme
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-16 / 31-OCT-19
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : "What is Governed?"
Start Date / End Date : 01-AUG-15 / 31-JAN-17
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Markets, Memory and Urban Identity
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 01-APR-16
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : IGU Urban Commission Conference
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-15 / 30-SEP-16
Sponsor : National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning
Title : Student Non-Completion
Start Date / End Date : 17-DEC-14 / 31-MAY-15
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Greening as spatial politics: Interrogating temporary urbanism in a chnaging neoliberal environment
Start Date / End Date : 24-MAR-14 / 30-NOV-14
Sponsor : EC - European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Title : ESPON SIESTA
Start Date / End Date : 23-JUN-11 / 30-JUL-13
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Shaping Urban Identity in a Globalising World
Start Date / End Date : 17-MAY-10 / 16-NOV-11
Sponsor : Dublin City Council
Title : Developing the Compact City: Infill housing in Dublin
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-05 / 30-SEP-05

Recent Postgraduates

Completed research students:
2015: Zhao Zhang (PhD)
2015: Maria Walsh (MLitt)
2012: Geraldine O'Donnell (MLitt)
2007: Robert Curran (MLItt) 

Taught Masters dissertations supervised (36):
2016-2017: Alexandria Pruden (MA Geography), Emma Curran (MSc Urban Env), David Lee (MSc Urban Env)
2015-2016: Jelle Jongbloed (MA Geopolitics and Global Economy)
2014-2015: Lara Joyce (MA Geography), Heloise Priou (MA Geopolitics and the Knowledge Economy)
2013-2014: Barbara Rubiell (MA Geography)
2012-2013: Conor Spratt, Louise Coyle, Aisling Murray, Paul Craven (MA Geography)
2011-2012: Amy McKenzie, Rory Sweeney, Daragh Glynn, Ruth Inglis (MA Geography)
2010-2011: Sarah-Louise Cahill, Erin Mattson, Sonja MacCurtain (MA Geography
2009-2010: Sheila Dempsey (MA Geography)
2008-2009: Ann Marie O'Regan (MA Geography) 
2007-2008: Sarah Begg, Mary Louise O'hagan (MA Geography)
2006-2007: Ruth Comerford, Sinead Kelleher, Angela McAdam, Aoife McGillicuddy (MA Geography); Jane Alice Carr (MA European Studies).
2005-2006: Brenda Lynch, Tony Gallagher, Padraic O'Halloran (MA Geography); Ciara McCarthy (MA European Studies).
2004-2005:Vivienne Boylan, Bronagh Minehane (MA Geography).
2003-2004:Derek Kirwan (MA Geography); Kate Halligan (MA European Studies)
2002-2003: Mark Sinnott (MA Geography)


Current Postgraduate Students

Cliodhna Martin, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Co-Supervisor
Maria Walsh, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Niall Traynor, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Co-Supervisor
JENAN ALDEHAN, Goverance (DGov)   -   Thesis Co-Supervisor
Awatif Aljahdali, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Co-Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

My primary teaching and learning goal is to lead students on a progressively more independent research journey over their life-cycle. Harnessing the energy of engaged students to encourage peer learning is critical and this is best achieved through conversational, reflective and experiential learning focused on developing and applying understanding.

Modules Coordinated

201700   GEOG40750     Geography: Redrawing Dublin
201700   GEOG10110     Geography: Geographical Pers:Soc&Env
201700   GEOG40840     Geography: Research Design
201700   GEOG40790     Geography: Redrawing Dublin

Enhancement of Teaching

Harnessing the potential of new technologies to promote engagement has been at the heart of my teaching since my first Presidents Teaching Grant (2004) to develop digital video skills with 2nd year students. In 2006, my focus moved to examining blended learning as an enhancement tool in large groups driven by personal reflection on the Level 1 Human Geography module (enrolment 400). This had revealed a disjuncture between the desired learning outcomes (integrative) and module structure (segmented). With support from the University Large Class Teaching Project, the module was re-designed to adopt a blended approach with Moodle as the linchpin for every activity. Structured through enquiry, the focus shifted from my "teaching" activities to student-led lecture, tutorial and online work. Structured groupwork facilitated conversational learning while independent research facilitated integrative learning by applying geographical concepts to familiar contexts. The experience, independently evaluated and validated, demonstrated the effectiveness of technology as an engagement tool, and became a "good-practice" model for enhancing first year teaching and learning within the University (see O'Neill & Galvin, 2011) and internationally. This experience led to a reconsideration of other modules, including my Level 3 specialist module, but in particular has re-shaped the School approach to Level 2.

Review and Enhancement of Curriculum

Arising from the University Module Enhancement Project (in which I had a leadership role), I led undergraduate Geography through a curriculum review in 2010. Issues of concern including progression and coherency have been addressed through the development of programme pathways to better align module content, skills and student interests. While this is critical within the programme, it is also crucial that learning outcomes, assessment and content are aligned within modules to maximize learning. In my modules, desired learning outcomes have a dual focus at all levels: to develop subject-specific knowledge and understanding but also to develop transferable teamwork, communication and problem-solving skills. I use assessment to shape learning behaviour as much as test competency.

Developing as a Teacher

Academic development is an ongoing process articulated through a combination of personal learning and professional practice. In 2003-04, I completed the 4 modules of the CTL Induction Programme and regularly benefit from internal developmental opportunities. Nationally I have twice participated at the NAIRTL Annual Conference. Internationally, my work has been presented at teaching and learning events including the Universitas 21 Conference (Glasgow, 2008) as well as the International Network for Learning and Teaching in Geography (INLT) Workshops in Washington DC (2010) and London (2014), events from which I also drew new ideas that have informed and help interrogate my practice. Review work for the Journal of Geography in Higher Education as well as Higher Education, and membership of the SRHE has provided access to cutting-edge research, for example on the challenges of higher education massification, that has shaped my approach to large-group and other forms of teaching. Informally, I have mentored staff on issues related to teaching and learning and more formally, I have been project supervisor for the UCD Fellows in Teaching and Academic Development (2013-2015) and part of the team that supported the DRHEA Fellows in their work.

Innovation & Leadership

Innovation is the hallmark of a reflective and responsive practitioner, as our changing context requires new thinking to enhance learning. To create relevant and engaging learning environments, I have actively embraced the potential of new technologies for learning and assessment. Underpinned by collegiality, it has been important to share these experiences and encourage others to innovate. This is exemplified through my work as University Fellow, as joint leader of GEOGSIG (Ireland) and as joint network coordinator of the INLT.

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

With Dr Christine Bonnin and research assistants, we are examining the interactions between urban regeneration, heritage discourses, markets and livelihoods in Moore Street (Dublin) funded by the Irish Research Council and UCD.

In recent years I have worked with Prof Bairbre Redmond (Provost, Universitas 21), a team of academics from the Social Sciences including Dr Aogan Mulcahy (Sociology), Dr Gerald Mills and Dr Joe Brady (Geography) and a team from IT Services led by Trish Mountjoy on the development of a new Student Online Course for the Universitas 21 network. This has become UCD's first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

From 2007-2009,  I led a team of University Fellows examining the First Year Student Experience of Teaching and learning at UCD. I have also supervised the projects of the most recent team of Fellows (2013-2015) examining the student and staff experiences of research-teaching linkages in a research intensive university. From October 2006 to 2010, I was a member of the EU Sixth Framework Project, ACRE, and worked with Declan Redmond and Brendan Williams (Planning and Environmental Policy), Veronica Crossa and Enda Murphy.

External Collaborators

I am currently working with Prof John Tomaney (University College London) on a project entitled "What is Governed in Dublin?" with a particular focus on processes of metropolitanisation.

I am also working with colleagues from across the UK and North America, via the International Network of Learning and Teaching in Geography, on issues of student partnership and transition. 

Through my role as Chair of the IGU Urban Commission Young Scholars Committee, I have recently co-edited four working paper collections with Dr Maria Jose Pineira Mantinan, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain. I have also participated in a consortium led by USC with partners in Greece, Poland, Romania and France working on an ESPON funded project assessing the Europe2020 Strategy. We have recently submitted a tender for another project to ESPON.

I have had extensive previous involvement with Dublin City Council on a number of projects.