Dr. Muireann McMahon
Dr. Muireann McMahon's Projects
PDT is the largest Product Design undergraduate program in the country. It provides the foundation for much of the research originating from the Design Factors group.
The Gray Legacy Projects aims to help shape a future where barriers to access into Product/Industrial Design are dismantled and gender takes a secondary role to merit, ability and creativity.
Exploring opportunities to improve clinical outcome in laparoscopic abdominal surgery using human factors methods to identify specific design needs.
E-waste is one of the world's fastest growing waste streams and contains valuable precious and critical materials. Repurposing facilitates material recovery and creates a second life for products.
6 week sponsored industry collaborations – with the aim of exploring and making sense of multiple diverse and challenging 'real world' design briefs.
Circular Design focuses on learning for innovative projects to enhance the creation and consumption of sustainable products and services, aligned with European Circular Economy policies.
The DRS (Design Research Society) Conference is one of the leading international conferences on Design Research. UL is collaborating with our partners in LSAD to host the 2018 conference in Limerick.
Congratulations to Dr. Fiona Wixted and Dr. Eoin White from their Design Factors friends and from the School of Design, who have graduated with their PhDs at the August 2017 UL Conferrings.
Johnson & Johnson & The School of Design, University of Limerick Postgraduate PhD Scholarships
Work and co-design with stakeholders right across health care, from hospitals, to mental health services, to public health, to well-being of consumers in society.
ShareRepair aims to decrease WEEE from consumer products by scaling up citizen repair initiatives through the design and development of innovative open-source digital tools.
Design for Policy research explores how the Irish government can create better outcomes in terms of sustainable behaviour and practices.