Researchers and research students


Visiting Professors and Associate Researchers

  • Professor Alice Friedman
  • Professor Charles Rice
  • Catherine Ince, Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  • Ana María Fernández García, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Dr Emma Ferry
  • Dr Lisa Hockemeyer
  • Dr Rebecca Preston
  • Dr Sabine Wieber

Research students

Current research students

  • Tracey Dalton – Design principles in Irish pub design (1950 to 2000). An indigenous and international study (PhD).
  • Neville Knott – TV Interior Design and Irish Domestic Interiors
  • Donna Loveday – The Design Museum: Theory and Practice
  • Kerry Meakin – Pioneers of Department Store Display, Design and Practice in the UK and Ireland (1909-1959)
  • Lucia Savi – Commerce and craftsmanship: Italy's textile production
  • Catherine Sidwell – The significance of nature and the representation of birds in C.F.A. Voysey's decorative designs for the English domestic interior (1890-1910)
  • Rachel Van Greuning – A History in the Footnotes: Re‐Contextualizing British Architectural Modernism in the Inter‐War Period
  • Vanessa Vanden Berghe – Oliver Hill: Mediation in Interior Design and Architecture during the Interwar Period