Report 4 - Trinity College Dublin & Marino Institute of Education

PGR - Qualitative Data Analysis Report

Report 4 in our series of 5 research projects to analyse the and PGR qualitative data is written by Dr Michelle Share (TCD), Dr Caitríona Delaney (TCD) and Dr Rory Mc Daid (MIE).

We invite you to read the report on the analysis of the PGR data, and then engage with the author as the research team takes over the social media to explain their objectives, research methods, and the richness of the results they present in their report.

Download their report HERE.

Michelle Share headshot

Dr. Michelle Share

Senior Research Fellow

School of Education, Trinity College Dublin

Caitríona Delaney Headshot

Dr. Caitríona Delaney


School of Education, Trinity College Dublin

Rory McDaid Headshot

Dr. Rory McDaid

Director of Research and Lecturer in Sociology of Education and Research Methods

Marino Institute of Education

Social media takeover!

The TCD MIE research team will be taking over the Twitter and Instagram on Wednesday 30 June. We hope you will engage with the research team, ask lots of questions and share your thoughts with Dr Share, Dr Delaney and Dr McDaid, the followers of the Twitter and Instagram and your own followers. 

Download the report and give it a read. On Wednesday 30 June from 10am to 3pm, you have the opportunity to ask your questions directly to the researchers who did the analysis and wrote the report. Twitter Instagram

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PLUS! To mark this being our LAST Social Media Takeover, EVERY student who engages with the report writers during the takeover will win a €20 Me2You card or a €20 Gifty card!

The research series so far

The Steering Group is pleased to publish the results of five research projects analysing the qualitative data generated by the free-text response questions in and PGR 

These results are the first of their kind for and PGR and we hope they are the first of many research projects involving the qualitative results of these surveys.


Download and read Project 1, authored by Insight Statistical Consulting, HERE

Download and read Project 2, authored by Dr Darragh McCashin and Christine Boyd of DCU School of Psychology, HERE.

You can also read all about the first social media takeover, by Dr Darragh McCashin and Christine Boyd, HERE

Download and read Project 3, authored by Dr Seán Lacey of Munster Technological University, HERE

You can also read all about the second social media takeover, by Dr Seán Lacey, HERE