Katie Baseman – (on leave) 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.
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 (on leave)– Mancunian Irish: Musical Practices, Diasporic Identities and Resonifications. Supervisor: Dr Aileen Dillane.
Avril McLoughlin – Bridging the Gap Between Theory and Practice: teaching music theory to Irish traditional musicians. Supervisors: Dr. Niall Keegan and Dr Sandra Joyce.
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
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.
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
Janine Magnin – Locating Vocal Agency: Investigating Adolescent Girls’ Experiences within Singing Lessons. Supervisors: Dr Hannah Fahey and Dr Sandra Joyce
Marianna Panourgia – An Ethnochoreological Investigation of Cultural Traits and Oral Traditions of Contemporary Dance Transmission withing Higher Education in Greece. Supervisor: Dr Jenny Roche.
Charlotte O’Donoghue – An Ethnographic Study Mapping Youth Orchestra Participation in Ireland: Education, Community and Wellbeing. Supervisors: Dr Kathleen Turner and Dr Orfhlaith Ní Bhriain.