This page has links to download the most recent National Reports.

Where results of and PGR have been published in academic journals, links to the articles/ chapters, and/or the papers themselves, can be found here. 

Finally, this page has links to download all reports since 2013.

Current Year's Reports

The Interim Results Bulletin 2021 contains data from almost 50,000 student survey responses, which outline the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on students in higher education.

Click here to read more. Interim Results Bulletin 2021 cover

Qualitative Data Analysis Projects

The Steering Group funded five research bursaries in October 2020 to analyse the qualitative data generated by and PGR The aim of the bursary awards was to promote greater ownership and encourage wider use of the and PGR data. Proposals for the analysis of the qualitative data were invited from members of the research community within the participating institutions, as well as commercial data analysis companies. The projects were completed in May 2021.

Each project is an independent project undertaken by qualified and experienced researchers on behalf of Each project took a unique approach. The commonalities between all five projects are that they all utilised well-grounded methodologies, offer mechanisms for replication of the analysis in future years, and are innovative and authentic.

Journal articles and book chapters

In progress:

Guigui, D., Faas, D., Darmody, M. & Nic Fhlannchadha, S. (under review). An Exploratory Study into the Factors Predicting the Engagement of Postgraduate Research Students in Ireland. Higher Education. National Reports Archive