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Dave graduated with  BSc Honours degree in Multimedia Applications Development from Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in 2007. Following this he graduated with MSc in Interactive Media in University College Cork (UCC) in 2009.

After completing his masters Dave worked as a freelance designer and developer, working on branding and web development for companies across Ireland and the UK.

He then qualified as an instructor through the Irish Institute of Training and Development and worked in the the Waterford ETB training centre as an instructor in web design and development until 2012.

Dave focuses on Design Thinking, Multi-actor approach and user experience

Research Interests

  • Design Thinking
  • Multi-actor Approach
  • User Experience


User Experience Design and Front end Development

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger

Education/Academic qualification

Masters Degree, Interaction Media, University College Cork

09 Sep 200701 Sep 2009

Award Date: 01 Apr 2009

Bachelors Degree, Multimedia

12 Sep 200301 May 2007

Award Date: 09 Apr 2008


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Multi-actor approach
  • user experience
  • Design thinking
  • Human centred design


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