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

Imagine Festival of Ideas and Politics: Debate on Citizenship Education and Young People’s Participation

During the Imagine Festival (14-20 March), Ulster University and Concern hosted an event chaired by Cathy Gormley-Heenan to debate the motion “Global citizenship education is a distraction:...

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Appointment to NICIE Board

The Department of Education has announced that Michael Arlow (Centre for Shared Education) is to be one of four new members appointed to the Board of the Northern Ireland Council for Integrated...

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Presentations at British Psychological Society – Northern Ireland Branch conference

The 60th Anniversary Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society Northern Ireland Branch took place on 3-5 March 2016 in Dundalk.  Stephanie Burns from the Centre for...

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BERA poverty and attainment nexus event

The BERA Research Commission series on Poverty and Policy Advocacy aims to improve the life chances of children and youth living in poverty through seminars that provide spaces for academics,...

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South London Simulation Network inaugural conference

On 26 February Professor Joanne Hughes and Michael Arlow presented a keynote at the South London Simulation Network inaugural conference, “Harmonised Concepts; what if? We connect, we share...

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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)