Hazel Farrell

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Hazel Farrell has been an educator and academic for almost 30 years. She is the programme leader of the BA (Hons) Music course at WIT. Coming from a background in analytical musicology, her research expanded into the area of technology enhanced learning, and most recently focused on student engagement initiatives.

She is currently leading a research project on 'e-Portfolio Practice in Creative Disciplines', and is also the WIT lead on the European Culture YONXT project (Youth Orchestra of the Next Generation).

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 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Aspects of pitch Structure and Pitch Selection in Pot-War Irish Composition: An Analytical Study of Tonal nad Post-tonal Referential Collections in Selected Works by Irish Composers, Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick


Award Date: 20 May 2002

External positions

Part Time Lecturer, Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick


Freelance Researcher, Lyric FM


Graduate Teaching Assistant, Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick



  • L Education (General)
  • M Music