Journal Articles

Lemarchand P, MacMahon C, McKeever M and Owende P (2023) An evaluation of a computational technique for measuring the embeddedness of sustainability in the curriculum aligned to AASHE-STARS and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Front. Sustain. 4:997509. doi: 10.3389/frsus.2023.997509

Lemarchand, Philippe, Mick McKeever, Cormac MacMahon, and Philip Owende, (2022). “A computational approach to evaluating curricular alignment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.” Frontiers in Sustainability, 74. 

Freeman, O., Hand, R., & Kennedy, A. (2021). Breaking Down Silos Through Authentic Assessment: A Live Case Analysis. Journal of Higher Education Theory & Practice, 21(4).   

Freeman, O., Duffy, D., McAlpine, A., Nolan Dr, C., McMahon, C. and Walsh, L., 2021. Exploring the impact of authentic assessment on sustainability literacy through reflective and action-oriented tasks: A roundtable podcast. Irish Journal of Academic Practice9(2), p.7.

Harvey, J., Dodd, D., Deegan, C., Freeman, O., MacMahon, C.H. and Williams, H., 2021. Cultivating a Community of Practice model to support and encourage innovative T&L practices to engage practitioners and enhance student success. Irish Journal of Academic Practice, 9(2), p.3.

Conference Preceedings

Behan, P., Ferns, S., Foley, S., Freeman, O., Gabaudan, O., McAlpine, A., McMahon, C. and Walsh, L., Using the Community of Practice model to shape approaches to Education for Sustainable Development across disciplines in a Technological University context: A Roundtable Podcast. PS2022 Conference.

Walsh, L., Freeman, O., MacMahon, C.H., McAlpine, A, MacMahon, C.H. (2022). Empowering responsible and sustainability-aware business graduates through digital authentic assessment. 10th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)

Freeman, O., Walsh, L., McMahon, C. and McAlpine, A., 2022. Grassroot Power of Communities of Practice – The Case of SDG Literacy. Presented at the International Conference on Sustainable Development, 20th September 2022.   

Nolan, C., MacMahon, C.H., Freeman, O., McAlpine, A., Walsh, L., Duffy, D. 2021. Education for Sustainable Development: Embedding Sustainability Literacy in Business School Curricula, Irish Academy of Management Annual Conference, August 2021.

Book Chapters

MacMahon, C., 2020. Using the UN Sustainability Literacy Test. Technology Tools for Teaching in Higher Education, The Practical Handbook Series. Press Books.

Presentations, Reports and Other Publications

Walsh, L., McAlpine, A., Freeman, O., MacMahon, C. (2022). Cross-disciplinary collaborations for embedding sustainability into teaching, learning & assessment at TU Dublin. Advance HE Conference, 25th May 2022.

Freeman, O. and MacMahon, C.H. (2022). Sustainability Literacy and the Sulitest. Presentation at Annual Learning and Teaching Conference, North-West Regional College, 25th January 2022.

Walsh, L., Freeman, O., McAlpine, A., Nolan, C., Duffy, D., MacMahon, C.H. 2021. Sustainability Literacy through Authentic Assessment. VIT&L Teaching & Learning Showcase, November 2021.

Webberley, MJ., McWeeney, L. 2021. Accounting for Climate Change. ACCA’s AB Magazine, August 2021. Available at: Accounting for climate change (

MacMahon, C.H. Freeman, O. 2021. Building a Community of Practice for Sustainability Literacy at TU Dublin. UN SDSN for the guide on Accelerating Education for the SDGs in Universities. Presented at International Conference for Sustainable Development ICSD21

Freeman, O., Maguire A., MacMahon, C.H. 2021. Using Reflection Practice to Promote Action – A TU Dublin Case-StudyAnnual Sulitest Report to UN High Level Political Forum for Sustainable Development, 7th July 2021.

Walsh, L., Duffy, D., Freeman, O., McAlpine, McAlpine, A., MacMahon, C.H., Nolan, C., 2021. Sustainability Literacy Focused Digital Authentic Assessment. Presentation at Academy of Marketing Conference, July 2021.

McKeever, M., Lemarchand, P., MacMahon, C.H., Owende, P., 2021. A Systematic Approach to Evaluating Sustainability in the Curriculum – Applications of Natural Language ProcessingPresentation at PS2021 Conference, 2nd June 2021.

Walsh, L., Freeman, O., McAlpine, A., MacMahon, C.OI. 2021. Promoting Sustainability Literacy among TU Dublin Business Students through the Sulitest Platform. Presentation to Advance HE Sustainability Symposium: Facing Forward with Sustainability: Principles, Progress and Partnership

McAlpine, A. (2021). 10 ways to become a sustainable fashion consumer. RTE Brainstorm 

Walsh, L., Freeman, O., McAlpine, A., Duffy, D., Nolan, C. & McMahon, C. Sustainability Literacy through Authentic Assessment. Presentation at the T&L National Forum ViTAL Gasta Event, 8th Nov 2021.    

Walsh, L., Freeman, O., McAlpine, A., Duffy, D., Nolan, C. & McMahon, C. Enhancing Sustainability Literacy at College of Business. Presentation at the College of Business ViTAL event,  12th Nov 2021.