Joseph Phelan

Joseph Phelan

PhD Researcher
University of Limerick


Teaching Interests

  • Design and Technology Education
  • Design and Communication Graphics

Research Interests

  • Enactive Approach to Designerly Thinking
  • Learning through Design
  • Modelling and Creativity


PhD University of Limerick, 2017 – present.

B. Tech. (Ed.) University of Limerick, 2012 – 2016

Peer Reviewed Conference Papers

Phelan, J., Buckley, J., Canty, D., and Seery, N. (2017) ‘A Proposed Research Agenda for Investigating the Nature of Designerly Thinking in Action’ PATT2017: Technology & Engineering Education – Fostering the Creativity of Youth Around The Globe, Philadelphia, USA: Millersville University of Pennsylvania.

Buckley, J., Phelan, J., Seery, N., & Canty, D. (2016). Assessing Visual Perception in Virtual Reality Environments. In P. Tiernan (Ed.), Proceedings of 33rd International Manufacturing Conference. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick.