DIT College of Business Student Shines in World’s Ultimate Academic Award

15 September 2017

DIT College of Business are delighted to announce graduate Daragh Griffin as Regional Winner and Highly Commended in the Business category of The Undergraduate Awards Programme 2017.

Daragh, who completed his BSc Marketing this May from the School of Marketing was awarded Regional Winner and Highly Commended for his paper 'An exploration of recurring visual images on Instagram to examine the impact of networked technology on social norms'.  Commenting on his achievement Daragh stated "I've always been fascinated with how people interact with digital technology, my argument was that I could uncover aspects of contemporary society and digital culture by exploring images on various social platforms. I was lucky enough to have superb guidance along the way from Dr Ruth Casey and also constant support from Dr. Kevina Cody and Laura Cuddihy, all from the School of Marketing at DIT College of Business"

This year the Undergraduate Awards Programme received 6,432 submissions from students in 299 Institutions across 47 countries. As a Highly Commended Entrant of The Undergraduate Awards, Daragh's work was identified as among the best undergraduate coursework globally, ranked in the top 10% of all submissions to Business. 

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