Centre for Shared Education


Prof Joanne Hughes
Professor of Education

Other Staff Members:

Dr Danielle Blaylock
Miss Stephanie Burns
Dr Caitlin Donnelly
Dr Gavin Duffy
Prof Tony Gallagher
Dr Marina Stefania-Giannakaki
Prof Ruth Leitch
Dr Cathal McManus
Dr Aisling O'Boyle
Dr Paddy Walsh

Research Students:

Ms Barbara Curran
Ms Carol Day
Ms Erika Frank
Ms Helen Hanna
Ms Rebecca Loader
Ms Jeanette McKevitt
Mr Gareth Robinson

News from the Centre for Shared Education

Prof Tony Gallagher to give public seminar in Oxford on shared education

Prof Tony Gallagher from the Centre for Shared Education will be giving a public seminar at the University of Oxford on the 24th October entitled ‘Education in divided societies:...

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CSE Seminar: Leadership, Trust and School Improvement

On Friday 7th October 2016, the Centre for Shared Education hosted a half-day seminar focusing on how collaborative communities (within and between schools and between schools and local...

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Education for political generosity: Lesley Emerson’s keynote lecture at the British Educational Research Association Annual Conference

Lesley Emerson was invited to give a...

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Centre for Shared Education researchers present at British Educational Research Association (BERA) conference 2016

Researchers from the Centre of Shared Education attended the British Educational Research Association’s annual conference in Leeds from 13th to 15th September, where...

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Professor Joanne Hughes discusses UNESCO Chair for Globalising Shared Education

Professor Joanne Hughes discusses her recently established UNESCO Chair for Globalising Shared Education with UK National Commission for UNESCO’s Shannon McNaught in read more


Hughes, J. and Loader, R. (2016) '‘Plugging the Gap’: Shared Education and the promotion of community relations through schools in Northern Ireland', British Educational Research Journal  (in press).

Hewstone, M. and Hughes, J. (2015) ‘Reconciliation in Northern Ireland: The value of intergroup contact’, BJPsych International (in press)

Kenworthy, J. B., Voci, A., Al Ramiah, A., Tausch, N., Hughes, J., and Hewstone, M. (2015) ‘Building trust in a post-conflict society: An integrative model of intergroup contact and intergroup emotions’, The Journal of Conflict Resolution (in press)