• York Street, Belfast Campus

    BT15 1ED Belfast

    United Kingdom

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Personal profile


Louise is Associate Head of School at Belfast School of Art. Her research interests include; investigating the role of the artist as social commentator and supporting teaching and learning in art and design tertiary level education. Louise is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, elected Executive Committee Member & Secretary for the Group for Learning in Art and Design in Higher Education (GLADHE) and a full member of Centre for Higher Education and Research Practice, Ulster University.

Louise has exhibited work and presented her research both nationally and internationally. She has been commissioned by both private and public bodies to create a number of public artworks, complete research, feasibility studies, education, training and manage arts projects. She has worked extensively in the community and schools sectors on a wide variety of projects and initiatives. Louise has received a number of awards both for her arts practice and pedagogic research. She is currently undertaking doctoral research in education. For more information see http://louiseoboyle.com

External positions

Treasurer, Board Member and Trustee, New Life Counselling Service

1 Oct 2017 → …

External Examiner, Limerick Institute of Technology

1 Sep 20141 Jun 2018

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learning Social Sciences
student Social Sciences
art Social Sciences
education Social Sciences
academy Social Sciences
staff Social Sciences
learning environment Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2018

‘Once upon a TEF….’: uncovering staff and student insights into teaching excellence with higher education

O'Boyle, L., 16 Jun 2018, 10th All Ireland Doctoral Conference: Agents of change in Social Sciences, Education and Social Work . p. 11 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Damnum versus Quaestus: images of healing and learning

O'Boyle, L., 1 Jul 2017, In : AMA Journal of Ethics. 19, 7, p. 720-731

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
decision maker
Open Access
human rights
human being
Open Access
suicide rate

Recording Circles

O'Boyle, L., 1 Aug 2017

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Lived Experience
Clifford Geertz
Personal Narratives

Activities 2013 2019


Association for Learning Technology (External organisation)

Louise O'Boyle (Member)
8 Mar 20188 Mar 2023

Activity: MembershipMembership of network

SAGE Publications (Publisher)

Louise O'Boyle (Reviewer)
20 Jan 20188 Apr 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication Peer-review

New Life Counselling Service (External organisation)

Louise O'Boyle (Member)
1 Oct 20171 Oct 2022

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education (Journal)

Louise O'Boyle (Reviewer)
1 Nov 201431 Jan 2022

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work