School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

  • 69-71 University Street

    BT7 1HL Belfast

    United Kingdom

Student theses

"A different kind of girl" : young women's experiences of growing up and "coming out" in Northern Ireland

Author: Neill, G., Jul 2016

Supervisor: Smyth, L. (Supervisor) & Schubotz, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A Feasibility Study and a Pilot Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial of the PAX ‘Good Behaviour Game’ in Disadvantaged Schools

Author: O'Keeffe, J., Jul 2019

Supervisor: Thurston, A. (Supervisor), Kee, F. (Supervisor) & O'Hare, L. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A Mixed Methods Feasibility Study Exploring the Impact of Introducing Mindfulness to Adolescents Referred for Anxiety Based School Refusal

Author: Shine, T., Dec 2016

Supervisor: Duffy, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An analytical study of word frequency for pedagogical purposes based on a corpus derived from the business news sections of locally published English language newspapers in Taiwan

Author: Lin, L., Jul 2012

Supervisor: McKendry, E. (Supervisor) & Jarman, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An exploration of a new heroin outbreak

Author: Higgins, K., Jul 2007

Supervisor: Kilpatrick, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An exploration of rhetorical structure and interactional metadiscourse in architecture research articles (EdD TESOL)

Author: Chang, P., 20 Oct 2015

Supervisor: O'Boyle, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

An Investigation into the Potential Role of a Virtual Learning Environment for Visually Impaired Adults

Author: Lynch, P., Dec 2008

Supervisor: Gallagher, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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An investigation of incidental vocabulary learning using English online consumer electronics review with undergraduates of Computer Science (EdD TESOL)

Author: Chuo, C., Jul 2017

Supervisor: O'Boyle, A. (Supervisor) & Cowan, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Applying Theory-Based Interventions to Encourage Successful Intergroup Contact Through Shared Education Programme in Northern Ireland

Author: Kinghan, D., 2019

Supervisor: Turner, R. (Supervisor), Hughes, J. (Supervisor) & McKeown, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A psycho-social study of the experiences of young people leaving care in Romania : lessons for service development

Author: Dima, G., 2009

Supervisor: Skehill, C. (Supervisor) & Pinkerton, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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A Social Network Analysis of Interschool Collaboration: Staff Relationships in a Shared Education Partnership

Author: Robinson, G., Jun 2016

Supervisor: Gallagher, A. (Supervisor) & McAneney, H. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Attitudes to sexting amongst post-primary pupils in Northern Ireland : a liberal feminist approach

Author: York, L., Dec 2019

Supervisor: MacKenzie, A. (Supervisor) & Purdy, N. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Challenging Behaviours (CB): Training and content knowledge of teachers in the Republic of Ireland

Author: Fennell, B., Apr 2014

Supervisor: Dillenburger, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Behavioural parent training: The development of a high intensity programme for children diagnosed with conduct disorder.

Author: O'Reilly, D., 2000

Supervisor: Dillenburger, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Behind the Door: A Study of Cell-Sharing, Wellbeing and Coping in Prison

Author: Muirhead, A., Dec 2019

Supervisor: Butler, M. (Supervisor) & Davidson, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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"Being" and "doing" - adoptive parents' experience of parenthood in the context of open adoption : an interpretative phenomenological analysis

Author: MacDonald, A. J., Jul 2014

Supervisor: McSherry, D. (Supervisor) & Kelly, G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Being settled and unsettled : an IPA study exploring residential social workers' perceptions of relationships with young people in one children's home

Author: Mullan-Jensen, C., Jul 2010

Supervisor: Houston, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Blades, Blood and Bandages: A Qualitative Investigation of Self-Injury

Author: McShane, T., 15 Sep 2008

Supervisor: Prior, P. (Supervisor) & McElrath, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Caring for women with eating disorders – Aspects of the church as part of the problem and part of the solution

Author: Blair, C., 2019

Supervisor: Gibson, A. (Supervisor) & Campbell, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Childhood and asylum : the legal protection of unaccompanied asylum seeking children and young people in the United Kingdom asylum and social care systems / Ibidunni Francisca Idowu-Eberendu

Author: Ibidunni Francisca, I., Dec 2014

Supervisor: Allain, J. (Supervisor) & Hayes, D. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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Childhood maltreatment: Developing a child protection training programme for student educators

Author: McKee, B., 2009

Supervisor: Dillenburger, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

Children drawing their own conclusions: Trans-generational transmission of experiences of war and peace

Author: Fargas, M., Nov 2011

Supervisor: Dillenburger, K. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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