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Every month, the School of Education hosts an enriching Research Seminar series, providing a platform for esteemed academics to share their cutting-edge research within the university. Our distinguished speakers comprise a diverse array of talents, including esteemed UCD faculty, postdoctoral researchers, PhD students, as well as distinguished guests from esteemed universities both nationally and internationally.

We invite you to take a glimpse at the schedule below, showcasing the upcoming speakers and their captivating presentation titles. If any of these events intrigue you and you wish to participate, or if you harbour an interest in presenting your own research, we encourage you to get in touch with our SoE Research Manager, Amalia Fenwick, via email at amalia.fenwick1@ucd.ie. Your active engagement will undoubtedly contribute to the vibrant intellectual discourse that defines our academic community.

Upcoming events: 

  • March 2024


March 2024: Dr Anita McKeown and Rebecca White

Muinín Catalyst Sustainable STEAM: developing a place-based STEAM learning programme for post-primary learners in Ireland

In this seminar, Dr. Anita McKeown FRSA FIPM & Rebecca White, Project Co-Leads, School of Materials and Mechanical Engineering will present their findings from Muinín Catalyst Sustainable STEAM (MCSS), a Science Foundation Ireland Dept. of Education co-funded Discover Programme. This 2-year funded regional project will work with 16 schools, beta-test an agile response to augmenting and transitioning the Irish senior cycle with 21st Century future-ready skills towards a curriculum for all. Building on prior research, MCSS has evolved through their work with close to 1500 learners and their teachers. 

Date: Thursday 14th March, 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Format: In-person, UCD School of Education, Roebuck Offices, Room 0.1)

February 2024: Professor Wendy Luttrell, CUNY 

Children Framing Childhoods: Revisioning care in education and society

September 2023: Assistant Professor, Dr Kate Carr-Fanning

ADHD Women and their Wins: Exploring experiences of empowerment in the educational journeys of females with ADHD

May 2023: Assistant Professor, Dr Huichao Xie
Resilience in COVID-19 Pandemic: Evaluating an Ecological Model of Support for Children and Families from Diverse Backgrounds in Singapore

April 2023: Dr Morten Greaves
A history of violence; exploring Lebanese university faculty mental health and professional lived experiences following the 4th of August 2020 port blast

March 2023: Assistant Professor, Despoina Georgiou, University of Utrecht 
Challenge-Based Learning in Educational Sciences: Mapping Student & Lecturers’ Experiences

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