Katie Baseman – A Split Stream: Uncovering the Interfaces between Western Classical and Traditional Irish Flute Playing. Supervisor: Dr. Niall Keegan.
Anthony Cahill – Caoineadh nó Ceiliúradh? Examining the Values of Song-Based Slow Airs Held by Irish Traditional Musicians. Supervisor: Dr Sandra Joyce.
Ana Camillo – Moving Festivallers: Gesturescapes and Embodied Identity in Festivals. Supervisor: Dr. Mats Melin.
Pamela Cotter – An Examination of Festivity and the Traditional Arts in Contemporary Practice. Supervisors: Dr. Niamh NicGhabhann and Dr. Niall Keegan.
Suzanne Chadwick – Contemporary Cultural Influences on Singing and Pedagogy in Ireland and their Impact on the Perception of Adolescent Voice Change. Supervisors: Dr Hannah Fahey and Professor Helen Phelan.
Pui Sze Cheung – Music and Perinatal Wellbeing: An investigation on the role of music and music therapy in supporting health and wellbeing during the perinatal period. Supervisors: Dr Triona McCaffrey and Dr Sylvia Murphy Tighe.
Katie Fitzpatrick – A mixed methods exploration of the use of individual and group music therapy for adults with chronic pain. Supervisors: Dr Hilary Moss and Professor Dominic Harmon.
Marie Glynn – An Exploration of the Experiences of Music Therapists and other Healthcare Professionals of Integrating Music Therapy Services into Organisations for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Supervisors: Dr. Triona McCaffrey and Dr Alison Ledger (University of Leeds).
Liz Helitzer – Singing on social prescription: An investigation of singing for health and wellbeing in Ireland. Supervisor: Dr Hilary Moss.
Boris Hunka – Can duo musical improvisation be positively enhanced by practices developed to foster relational connection in talk therapies? Supervisors Professor Orla Muldoon and Dr. Niall Keegan.
Colm Kelly – Musical Identity: Examining the formation and development of the identity of musicians from a social identity perspective. Supervisors: Dr Sandra Joyce and Dr Eleanor Giraud.
Svend Kjeldsen – Mancunian Irish: Musical Practices, Diasporic Identities and Resonifications. Supervisor: Dr Aileen Dillane.
Sophie Lee – An Investigation into the Effect of Group Singing and Group Drumming on the Wellbeing and Cognition of Persons with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Carers. Supervisor: Dr. Hilary Moss.
Rebeca Mateos Morante – Talking Body, Dancing Body: A Psychoanalytical Study of the Dancer in the Mirror. Supervisors: Dr. Catherine Foley and Professor José Miguel Marinas (Universidad Complutense de Madrid).
Megan Moran – Interrogating Activism in Community Music: an auto-ethnographic exploration of the identity and responsibilities of a citizen artist. Supervisors: Dr. Kathleen Turner and Dr. Helen Phelan.
Avril McLoughlin – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: teaching music theory to Irish traditional musicians. Supervisors: Dr. Niall Keegan and Dr Sandra Joyce.
Felix Morganstern – Class, Masculinities and Sideways Nostalgia: Encounters with Irish Traditional Music in Germany. Supervisors: Dr. Aileen Dillane and Professor Britta Sweers (University of Bern).
Fiana Ní Chonaill – How do Small and Medium Traditional Irish Music Festivals Act as a Catalyst for Tourism in Rural Areas? Supervisors: Dr. Sandra Joyce and Dr Felicity Kelliher.
Róisín Ní Ghallóglaigh – The Communication of Erotic Metaphor in two Irish Language Songs; An Binsín Luachra & An tSeanbhean Bhocht. Supervisors: Dr. Sandra Joyce and Dr. Niall Keegan.
Kara O’Brien – May She Live to Run Again: Perceptions of Gender and Class in Irish Traditional Hunting Songs Through the Long 19th Century to the Present. Supervisors: Dr. Sandra Joyce and Dr. Karol Mullaney-Dignam
Ian O’Connor – An Exploration of Current and Evolving Perceptions of Musical ‘Liveness’ within Competitive Irish Stepdance. Supervisor: Dr. Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain.
Morgan Senter – Irish Set Dancing for Parkinson’s Disease: Ethnochoreological Perspectives on Community-Based Programme Implementation and Sustainability. Supervisors; Dr. Orfhlaith Ni Bhriain and Dr. Amanda Clifford.
Colin Francis Slade – Military Drill in the United States and the Effects of Synchronized Performance. Supervisor : Dr. Mats Melin
Ciara Thompson – Mo Stór é Mo Leanbh: Story, Meaning and Relationship in Irish Traditional Lullabies. Supervisor: Dr. Sandra Joyce.
Chelsey Zimmerman – An Exploration of the Social, Technological, and Artistic Context of Irish Music in Early 20th Century New York City
Supervisor: Dr. Niall Keegan.