Our Students

Graduands

Ms Yao Han

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Thesis Title: Beyond dependence: trade and conflict

 

Ms Purity Mwendwa

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Thesis Title: Implementation of m-Health for Community Health workers: Lessons from Two Rural Districts in Rwanda

Current Students

Mr Samuel Almeida

Supervisors: Dr Alexander Dukalskis (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: Securing peace? Institutional reforms and transitional justice in Latin America

 

Mr Mohammed H. Al Rizeiqi

mohammed-al-rizeiqiSupervisors: Prof Patrick Paul Walsh (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: Development of a Process Strategy for Seafood Industries

 

Mr Nyamulinda Birasa

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Supervisors: Prof Patrick Paul Walsh (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations), Prof Herman Mushara (National University of Rwanda)

Thesis Title: Essays on agricultural growth in Rwanda: The role of state policies

Mr Jack Bwalya

Supervisors: Dr Andy Storey (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: How to assess Chinese FDI influence on political governance in Zambia: addressing why political parties change their behaviour towards Chinese FDI

Mr Ayano B. Hula

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Supervisors: Prof Patrick Paul Walsh (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations), Prof Nigatu Regassa Geda (Hawassa University, Ethiopia)

Thesis Title: The levels and determinants of household poverty, survival strategies and responses: A Case Study of Sidama zone, Ethiopia

Ms Yuanxin Li

Supervisors: Dr Samuel Brazys (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations),

Thesis Title: China's foreign aid in Southeast Asia

 

Ms Valesca Lima Holanda

Supervisors: Dr Melanie Hoewer (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations),

Thesis Title: Local housing councils and participative democracy: an analysis of local power in Brazil

Mr Sebastien Manzi

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Supervisors: Dr Frank Walsh (UCD School of Economics) Dr Thomas Rusuhuzwa Kigabo (National University of Rwanda)

Thesis Title: Understanding commercial bank credit to the private sector and non-performing loans in Rwanda

Mr Ally T. Masabo

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Supervisors: Dr Samuel Brazys (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations), Dr Lupa Ramadhani (University of Dar es Salaam)

Theis Title: A Study on Challenges and Politics of Natural Gas Governance in Tanzania

Mr Fredrick A. Mashingia

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Supervisors: Prof Michael Bruen (UCD School of Civil Engineering)

Thesis Title: Investigating the Effects of Land Use/Cover on the Hydrological Response of East Usambara Mountain Forest in Tanzania

 

Ms Emma Mathias

Supervisors: Dr Andy Storey (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: An investigation of the impacts of food insecurity on the mental health of populations in rural Lesotho

 

Ms Sinead McGrath

Supervisors: Dr Melanie Hoewer (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations),

Thesis Title: Internally displaced women: through a lens? A look at the transitional justice mechanisms that deal with internally displaced women in Colombia through discourse analysis

Mr George Lupakisyo Mwalwiba

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Supervisors: Prof Michael Bruen (UCD School of Civil Engineering)

Thesis Title: Efficiency use of Natural Wetlands in Sediment trapping and Nutrient Removal in the Mara River Wetlands in Mara River Basin, Tanzania

 

Mr Rodrick Ndomba

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Supervisors: Prof Jamal Ouhalla (UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics)

Thesis Title: A Cartography of the Functional Structure in Swahili Determiner Phrase

Ms Orla Ni Cheallachain

Supervisors: Professor Jennifer Todd (UCD School of Agriculture and Food Sciences)

Thesis Title: Countering the threat: An exploration of British counter-terrorism before and after the 'war on terror'

Ms Sadhbh O'Neill

Supervisors: Dr Tobias Theiler (UCD School of Agriculture and Food Sciences)

Thesis Title: Institutional barriers to effective climate governance: the case of the Paris Agreement

 

Ms Arya Pillai

arya-pillaiSupervisors: Dr Deirdre O'Connor  (UCD School of Agriculture and Food Sciences)

Thesis Title: Essays on Financial and Rural Development in India

 

Mr Bernard N. Rutikanga

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Supervisors: Professor Jennifer Todd (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: Denial as the last stage of genocide, the case of Rwanda, 1994-2013

 

Mr Sam Van Damme

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Supervisors: Prof Lizbeth Goodman (UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering), Dr Conor Galvin (UCD School of Education)

Thesis Title: Chinese higher education and soft power: A longitudinal study of Western returnee students and Chinese “ambassadorship”

 

Mr Wei Zheng

wei_zhengSupervisors: Prof Patrick Paul Walsh (UCD School of Politics & Intl Relations)

Thesis Title: Study on the transmission mechanism and that quantitive meas urement of the welfare effect of price fluctuations of primary products