Researchers at UCD

Phyllis Murphy

Director of Access (Equality Studies)

School Of Social Justice
James Joyce Library Building
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7167683


BSc (NUI); M Equal St (NUI); PhD (NUI), HDip Ed. (NUI)
Outreach Programme Co-ordinator; Lecturer (Equality Studies Centre)

Co-ordinator of the Equality Studies Outreach programmes since 1997; worked colloboratively through partnerships between Equality Studies and a range of organisations and institions including Queen's University Belfast, Waterford IT, Blanchardstown IT; has worked with Government Departments and national statutory and NGO agencies such as the Health Service Executive, National Training and Development Institute, National Adult Literacy Association, Age and Opportunity, Traveller Organisations including Pavee Point, and a range of local development and community organisations and education providers including Co. Wicklow VEC; jointly managed the innovative Cross Border funded project,  LEIS (Literacy in Irish Society) from 2004-2006 (Equality Studies Centre, UCD and Queen's University Belfast) to develop teaching and learning resources for literacy tutors that focus on issues of equality




Year 1973 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 1974 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: H Dip in Education Subject:
Year 1996 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1986 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: Dip Cat Subject:




Research Interests

Equality issues relating to poverty, unemployment, educational disadvantage, ageing  and community development