Irish Independent DIT Property Doctorate

a briefing event for the Irish Property Industry Excellence Awards 2017

Pictured at a briefing event for the Irish Property Industry Excellence Awards 2017 were, from left,
Paul Muldoon, INM,
Sean Twomey, EFC,
Jim Clery, KPMG,
Lorna Collley, DIT,
Michael Cosgrave, Cosgrave Builders,
Martin Reilly, Irish Life,
Professor Brian Norton, DIT.

a briefing event for the Irish Property Industry Excellence Awards 2017

Pictured at a briefing event for the Irish Property Industry Excellence Awards 2017 were, from left,
Paul Muldoon, INM,
Sean Twomey, EFC,
Jim Clery, KPMG,
Naomi Carroll, Linesight,
Professor Brian Norton, DIT.

The Property Doctorate is a four year full-time research programme validated at Dublin Institute of Technology. Applicants were invited to forward their own research proposals. The successful candidate was Lorna Colley. The title of the doctorate is Property Valuation Best Practice for Conflict.

Professor Brian Norton, President DIT

Professor Brian Norton,
President DIT

On September 1st 2015 Lorna commenced her PhD through the new DIT Structured PhD Programme. Now into her final year Lorna has been awarded first class honors for all assessments completed so far.

Other areas of study and work completed includes reviewing academic and professional literature in the area of the real estate landscape in Ireland.

  • Legal context in an Irish context of real estate.
  • Structure of the real estate profession in Ireland.
  • Conflicts of interest.
  • How conflicts of interest can impact on valuations.

The Doctorate has a total value of €90,000 which is funded by our generous patrons below and any profits from the awards programme.

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