Researchers at UCD


Feargal Murphy


School Of Irish, Celtic, Folklore & Ling
Newman Building
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168221


Since 1996: Lecturer in Linguistics, UCD

1994 - 1996: Research Fellow, Linguistics, UCD
Previously lectured in KUL, Lublin, Poland and JPte, Pécs, Hungary



Conference Contributions

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., Gibney, A., Murphy, F. & O'Sullivan, S.; (2008) Policy and practice at third level. [International Refereed Conference], European Association of Institutional Research, Copenhagen , 11-AUG-08 - 14-AUG-08.


Committee : Academic Council
Committee : Academic Council Executive Committee
Committee : Vice-Principals for Teaching and Learning Committee
Committee : University Undergraduate Programme Board
Committee : College of Arts and Celtic Studies College Executive
Committee : School Executive Committee
Committee : Module Descriptor Review Group


Year 1987 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:
Year 1989 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MPhil Subject:



Peer Reviewed Journals

Gibney, A,Moore, N,Murphy, F,O'Sullivan, S; (2011) 'The first semester of university life; 'will I be able to manage it at all?''. Higher Education, 62 :351-366. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

O'Sullivan, S., Gibney, A., Moore, N. & Murphy, F.; (2010) The First Year Experience at University College Dublin 29th Annual Conference of the First Year Experience, Denver Colorado [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]


Research Interests

  • Semantics
  • Language Impairment
  • Philosophy of Language