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Families and Poverty book informs Welfare Reform Mitigations report

The book Families and Poverty: Everyday life on a low income by Mary Daly (University of Oxford) and Grace Kelly (Queen’s University Belfast) is among the materials consulted and cited in the...

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Queen’s University and NSPCC hold seminar in Queen’s to contextualise the ‘Mind Your Health’ study findings

Queen’s University and the NSPCC held a seminar at Queen’s on Wednesday 18 November which focused on contextualising the ‘Mind Your Health’ study research findings.  This...

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Dr Dominic McSherry and Dr Montse Fargas speak at NSPCC event highlighting whole system approach to improve the emotional health of young people in care

The NPSCC in Foyle hosted an event on Tuesday 17 November at the Waterfoot Hotel, for professionals to share best practice regarding the emotional health and well-being of Looked After...

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New project launched in ICCR looking at Novel Psychoactive Substance use

We are delighted to launch another funded project by the Institute of Child Care Research (ICCR) team in collaboration with the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). This project will focus...

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New report (and article in The Conversation) highlights the physical and mental difficulties faced by looked after children and young people in Northern Ireland

The report, carried out by researchers from the Institute of Child Care Research, has been funded by the Office of the First Minister and the Deputy First Minister.  The three-year study looked...

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