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

Atlantic Philanthropies PhD Studentship open for applications

Applications are now open for a full-time PhD (research) Atlantic Philanthropies (AP) sponsored studentship at the Queen’s University Belfast School of Education

The studentship will...

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Methodologies for researching with the most disadvantaged in situations of conflict

BERA and the Centre for Shared Education hosted a seminar on 12 May on research with disadvantaged groups in conflict settings. The event considered the range of methodological concerns and...

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Centre for Shared Education announces EdD Scholarships (2016 entry)

The Centre for Shared Education at Queen’s University Belfast is offering bursaries of £2000 each to five students...

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Professor Joanne Hughes presents at Institute of Education, London

Professor Joanne Hughes presented  a seminar on Shared Education at the Institute of Education in London. Her talk focused on the shared education model and research evidence relating to its...

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Collaboration and impact activities in the USA

Tony Gallagher, Gavin Duffy and Gareth Robinson from the Centre for Shared Education attended the AERA (American Educational Research Association) conference in Washington DC in April.  While...

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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)