Niamh Cashell

Niamh Cashell


Personal profile


Niamh is a PhD student on the Digital Campaigning in Electoral Democracies project, supervised by Prof Rachel Gibson and Dr Jon Mellon. Her PhD research investigates the use of visuals in election campaigns by comparing social media and television adverts. 

Education/Academic qualification

Master in Science, MSc Political Communication (Distinction), University of Glasgow

1 Sept 20181 Sept 2019

Award Date: 16 Sept 2019

Bachelor of Social Science, BA Social Science (Politics, First Class Honours), The University of Manchester

1 Sept 201418 Jul 2017

Award Date: 18 Jul 2017


  • Visual politics
  • Election campaigns
  • Political communication
  • New media