Research Profile

Eimear Moroney


Eimear Moroney is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law. Her thesis, under the supervision of Professor Caroline Fennell, is entitled “Science, Law and the Administration of Justice in Irish Criminal Process: Expectations, Role and Disconnect”.

Eimear is a graduate of University College Cork, achieving First Class Honours in both BCL and LLM (Criminal Justice) degrees. Having been awarded a Law Graduate School Fellowship in 2012, she commenced an LLM by Research in January 2013. Subsequently, Eimear transferred to the PhD (track), progresssing to the PhD programme in January 2015. Eimear was awarded the President James Slattery Medal and Prize in Law and a Faculty of Law PhD Scholarship, before receiving an Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship to fund her doctoral studies.                   
Concurrent with her doctoral research, Eimear has tutored in the Law of Property, whilst through her employment as a Research Assistant, Eimear's research horizons have expanded to encompass Property Law, Equity & Trusts and Narrative Theory. 

Research Interests

Research Interests: Criminal Justice, Criminal Law, Evidence, Law and Society, Law relating to Prostitution and Sex Trafficking.

Additionally, stemming from her work both as a Research Assistant and lecturing/tutoring, Eimear takes an academic interest in recent developments and the inherent complexities surrounding the Law of Property and Equity & Trusts.

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2013Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Irish Research Council
2013Faculty of Law PhD Scholarship Faculty of Law, UCC
2013Slattery Medal and Prize in Law Faculty of Law, UCC
2012Law Graduate School Fellowship Faculty of Law, UCC
2008Undergraduate College Scholarship UCC
2007College Scholar UCC


 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
9th Annual CCJHR PhD Symposium Committee Member2015 / 2015
9th Annual North South Criminology Conference, incorporating the 7th Annual Centre for Criminal Justice and Human Rights Postgraduate Conference 2013 Organising Committee Comittee Member2013 /


2013UCC LLMLLM (Criminal Justice)
2009UCC BCL - UCCLaw

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Eimear commenced tutoring Law of Property modules in 2013, additionally delivering lectures during the 2015-2016 academic term. 

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School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences

An Scoil Eolaíochtaí Bitheolaíocha, Domhaneolaíocha agus Comhshaoil

University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork, Ireland T23 N73K