Dr Marie Ryan

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Marie Ryan

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Economics
University College Cork
Cork University Business School
Cork University Business School

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Biography

Dr. Marie Ryan is Co-Program Director of the BSc in International Business with Languages and Co- Program Director of the BComm International at Cork University Business School, with 15 years HE experience lecturing economics, including a five year tenure overseas. Having received a PhD scholarship, she was awarded her Doctorate in Economics from University of Limerick, after completing her BA, Higher Diploma, Master’s degree, PG Certificate in Teaching and Learning at NUI Cork. She is also a NAIRTL recipient and an E-Learning award recipient.

 

Marie is an advocate for universal design, inclusive education, and intercultural awareness. Her research interests lie in tourism economics, education development and socioeconomics. Having taken leave from UCC 2016-2021, and during that time, Marie worked in the Middle East, with Dublin City [email protected],Riyadh KSA, Alasala College, KSA and Niagara College, KSA winning a bursary award for her contribution. Since returning, she has completed eight digital badges, and was invited to contribute to CIRTL Inclusive Assessment Digital Badge, UCC Digital Inclusion Forum and the Skills Centre Academic Integrity Digital Badge.In the past 7 months she has published three academic papers with one other in review. Additionally she has worked with Cork City Council on developing a comprehensive LECP policy review (86 policies). 

 

Marie continues to maintain her local and international collaborations working with academic colleagues and industry stakeholders in Saudi Arabia and France, where she supervises Masters students at Lille University, France and is an external examiner for Munster Technological University. She is a reviewer for UCC’s SREC committee and for the All-Ireland Journal of Higher Education. In addition, she is an active member of CUBS Student Engagement Group and CUBS Athena Swan self-assessment, and in her spare time is a Foróige Big Brothers Big Sisters youth mentor.

Grants and Honours

  • 01/09/2020 - Alasala Colleges, KSA Tourism Development Project, Alasala Colleges, KSA Tourism Development Project
  • 01/06/2020 - Niagara College, KSA Team Bursary Award, privately funded, Niagara College
  • 01/03/2013 - National Teaching and Learning Award, National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL)
  • 20/09/2009 - PhD Scholarship, Irish Hotels Federation (IHF), Shannon College of Hotel Management
  • 01/02/2008 - European E-Learning Award, Quality Promotion Unit (QPU) University College Cork, cd-rom E-learning initiative, Department/Research Centre, UCC
  • 20/03/2003 - Masters Scholarship, Eastern Regional Health Authority, Ireland, Department of Health
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Other Activities

  • 01/09/2022 - Co Program Director BSc International Business with Languages, Cork University Business School
  • 01/09/2022 - Reviewer SREC Social Research Ethics Committee, University College Cork Social Research Ethics Committee
  • 24/01/2022 - Danielle Kennedy: An Analysis of the Economic Costs of the Factors Affecting the Physical and Mental Wellbeing of Young Irish Adults Danielle Kennedy, Cork Institute of Technology
  • 01/09/2021 - Patcharida Phumphuang: Study on how the culture fit interview helps the company and candidates. Work-study report submitted for the Master 2 « International Management . PHUMPHUANG Patcharida, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Lille, France
  • 01/09/2021 - Alice Scipho: THE GENERATION Z IN THE WORKPLACE The integration of Generation in the working environment Master 2 International Management - 2022 Sripho Alice, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Lille, France
  • 01/09/2021 - Marie Roselle: CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR IN THE LUXURY SECTOR MASTER INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT 2022, Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Lille, France
  • 05/01/2021 - Ryan, M (2021) “Course Development and Benchmarking” Alasala Senior Management and staff, Alasala Colleges, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alasala Colleges, KSA Tourism Development Project
  • 01/08/2020 - Ryan, M (2021) Structure, implementation, and development of Alasala Colleges’ Tourism School (ACTS), Alasala Colleges, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (submitted for licensing Approval 2023)., Alasala Colleges, KSA Tourism Development Project
  • 02/02/2020 - Ryan, M (2020) “Proposed Development: Alasala Tourism School” presentation to Alasala College Board of Directors, Alasala Colleges, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Alasala Colleges, KSA Tourism Development Project
  • 17/06/2015 - Ryan, M (2015) Centre for Policy Studies Research Quality Review for External Examination.17- JUN-15 [Oral Presentation] Ireland., University College Cork
  • 01/07/2014 - Lynch, B M. Kenneally, B. Jeffers and M. Ryan (2014) Lone Parenting and Poverty in Ireland. [Invited Oral Presentation], Coping with Recession in the Regions, University College Cork, University College Cork
  • 01/06/2014 - Ryan, M, Deegan, J., Moloney, R., Sjostrom, W (2014) Niche Markets in Irish Tourism: The Case of North American Coach Tourists [Oral Presentation], The 10th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC), Cork Institute of Technology, Cork Institute of Technology
  • 13/11/2013 - Conway, A., Kenneally M., Thummell A., Woods N., Ryan M. (2013) Implications of Demographic Changes for GMS Costs in Ireland through to 2026. ISPOR 16th Annual European Congress, Dublin, NOV-13
  • 09/08/2013 - Ryan, M, Moloney, R and M. Kenneally (2013) An Economic Assessment of the Value of Food Tourism to the Irish Economy [Oral Presentation], 42nd Regional Science (UK and Irish) Annual Conference, University of Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, 08-AUG-13 - 09-AUG-13, Cambridge University
  • 01/06/2013 - An assessment of the Economic Value of Food Tourism to the Irish Economy, Failte Ireland, Dublin., Failte Ireland
  • 01/06/2013 - Economic Contribution of Tourism to the Cork City Region - An Update, Cork City Council, Cork., Cork City Council
  • 02/11/2012 - Ryan, M., Moloney, R and Deegan, J; (2012) Third Annual Tourism Policy Workshop. [Invited Oral Presentation], A Segmentation Analysis of the North American Coach Tour Market to Ireland, Dromoland, Co. Clare, 02-NOV-12 - 04-NOV-12, University of Limerick
  • 19/07/2010 - Ryan, M. Moloney, R and Deegan, J; (2010) Use of A Factor Analysis Approach to Segment the North American Coach Tourists into niche markets [Oral Presentation], Business & Economics Society International (B&ESI), Athens, Greece, 15- 19-JUL-10, University of Athens
  • 03/09/2009 - Ryan, M and Deegan, J; (2009) Factor Analysis and the North American tourist. [Oral Presentation], Irish Academy of Management (IAM) 12th Annual Conference, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT), 02-SEP-09 - 03-SEP-09, Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
  • 01/06/2009 - Ryan M and Deegan, J; (2009) North American coach tourist to Ireland: A Factor Analysis approach. [Oral Presentation], 5th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC), Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) , 16-JUN-09 - 18-JUN-09, Dublin Institute of Technology
  • 20/08/2008 - The Evaluation of Contributions of Cork City Council to the Arts, Cork City Council, Cork., Cork City Council
  • 20/08/2008 - An Economic Value of Developing the Butter Museum for Cork City, Cork City Council, Cork., Cork City Council
  • 02/06/2008 - Ryan, M; (2008) Consumer Behaviour of Older tourists: An analysis of North American Visitors to Ireland. [Oral Presentation], 4th Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland conference (THRIC), Tralee, Co. Kerry, Ireland, 02-JUN-08, Institute of Technology Tralee
  • 01/08/2007 - Ryan; M (2007) The Implications of Demographic Change for Ireland's Inbound Tourist Market [Oral Presentation], Annual Conference of the Regional Science Association International: British & Irish Section, Bangor, Northern Ireland 01-AUG-07, Bangor University
  • 01/06/2007 - Ryan; M (2007) North American Baby Boomer Tourists to Ireland: A Secondary Analysis Approach. [Oral Presentation], 3rd Annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland conference (THRIC), Dundalk, 01-JUN-07, Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • 20/06/2006 - An Economic Assessment of the Contribution of Tourism to the Cork City Metropolitan Area 2005, report commissioned by Cork Council., Cork City Council
  • 20/06/2006 - The Economic Implications of the Potential Loss of Ted Russell Docks, Limerick on its Hinterland, report commissioned by Limerick Port Users Association., University of Limerick
  • 20/06/2006 - The Economic Implications of the Potential Loss of Ted Russell Docks, Limerick on its Hinterland [Invited Oral Presentation], Shannon Foynes Company and the Limerick Port Users Association, Limerick, 20-JUN-06
  • 01/06/2006 - Moloney, R and M. Ryan (2006) Surviving Thesis Supervision, Seminar Paper [Invited Oral Presentation], Cork Institute of Technology Teaching Development Forum, Cork Institute of Technology Cork, 24-MAY-06, Cork Institute of Technology
  • 20/04/2004 - An Economic Assessment of Contribution of Tourism to Cork City and its Hinterland, Cork City Council, Cork., Cork City Council
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Research Domains

  • Teaching of economics  
  • Tourism  
  • Skills, Education, and Training Policies
  • Economic Education  
  • Transformational and integrative learning in Economics
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Publications

Journal article

Year Publication
2014 CONWAY, A., KENNEALLY, M., WOODS, N., THUMMEL, A. (2014). The Implications of Regional and National Demographic Projections for Future GMS costs in Ireland through to 2026. BMC Health Services Research, 14 (447), 1-10.
2014 DEEGAN, J., MOLONEY, R., RYAN, D. M., SJOSTROM, W. (2014). Niche Markets in Irish Tourism: The Case of North American Coach Tourists. Irish Business Journal, 9 (1).
2013 RYAN, D. M., KENNEALLY, M. (2013). An assessment of the Economic Value of Food Tourism to the Irish Economy. Global Business & Economics Anthology, II.
2011 DEEGAN, J., MOLONEY, R., RYAN, D. M. (2011). A Factor Analysis of the North American Coach Tour Sector in Ireland.. Global Business & Economics Anthology, 1, 75-89.
2022 RYAN, D. M., O'SULLIVAN, K. (2022). Students’ Motives and Preparedness for University: A First Year Social Science Student Perspective.. International Journal of Education & Social Sciences, 3 (7), 459-468.
2022 RYAN, D. M., O'SULLIVAN, K. (2022). An Examination of How Universal Design for Learning Can Satisfy Student Expectations. International Journal of Education & Social Sciences, 3 (8), 495-499.
2023 RYAN, M. (2023). Higher Education in Saudi Arabia: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Directions. Research in Higher Education, Volume 43 (http://www.aabri.com/manuscripts/223571.pdf), 1-15.
2014 CONWAY, A., WOODS, N., THUMMEL, A., RYAN, M. (2014). The implications of regional and national demographic projections for future GMS costs in Ireland through to 2026. BMC Health Services Research, 14 (1), 1-10. doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-477. Details

Book chapter

Year Publication
2010 DEEGAN, J., MOLONEY, R., RYAN, D. M. (2010). A factor analysis of the North American coach tour sector in Ireland. Contemporary Issues in Irish and Global Tourism and Hospitality by Gorham, G and Mottiar, Z , Dublin: Dublin Institute of Technology. (pp. 150-165). Dublin Institute of Technology.
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