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Eileen Cahill

Research Officer, Funding

Eileen is the Research Officer for Film & Animation, Art, Design, Psychology, Creative Technology, Humanities, and Entrepreneurship. She works in the Directorate of Creativity, Innovation + Research at IADT.
Her role involves managing the day to day operation of the Research Office, where she is responsible for assisting in funding programme requirements, budgetary activity, planning, development, administration, communication, event co-ordination, project management, and compliance with policy objectives. She is involved with advancing engagement and collaboration of research and innovation, between multiple internal and external stakeholders. Ranging from students and academic staff, through to faculty and institute administration, to external funding agencies and industry, both nationally, and internationally.
Eileen completed a Masters in Design for Change at IADT in 2022. She is a member of the XR Research Group. They are involved in virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality projects. Eileen has a special interest in research in the area of sustainable Digital Fashion in the Metaverse.
Under the leadership and guidance of the Head of Research, Eileen is a key part of the team that is responsible for driving IADT’s Centre of Excellence in Research.