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

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...

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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

Dr Aisling O’Boyle receives British Council Award

Dr Aisling O’Boyle from the Centre for Shared Education has received a British Council English Language Teaching Research Award 2016 for the Project “Digital Data-Driven Learning and...

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South Dakota State University Visit

On 20 August, the Centre for Shared Education was host to 25 staff and students from South Dakota State University. The visit was part of a First Year Seminar for incoming freshmen students. It...

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Dr James Nelson is awarded SCoTENS grant

Dr James Nelson from the Centre for Shared Education has been awarded a small ScoTENS Grant for a project entitled ‘Sharing Beliefs, Sharing Education’ which will investigate current...

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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)