CESI continues to draw on over 25 years of experience in interdisciplinary research into finding solutions for key societal issues involving children, families and communities, by responding to the COVID-19 pandemic collaboratively.
The Sustainable Cities and Communities strand is currently involved in a number of funded projects and grant applications. Here is a digest of current activity which reflects the diversity and range of collaborative work within this theme.
Professor Gavin Davidson and Dr Claire McCartan have secured funding for a short Early Career Researcher secondment based with the Department of Health NI.
CESI is pleased to announce that Jonathan Breckon, Director of the Alliance for Useful Evidence at Nesta, has been appointed as CESI Visiting Fellow.
CESI Fellow Dr Karen Galway at Queen’s University Belfast and Professor Siobhan O’Neill at Ulster University have collaborated to establish a new Suicide Prevention Research Network for Northern Ireland.
CESI Associate Fellow Dr Olinda Santin has been awarded an ESRC Impact Accelerator Account award to develop a digital resource to support families affected by cancer in Vietnam.
CESI Fellows Dr Laura Dunne and Dr Sarah Miller have been invited to join the Behaviour Change Group (BCG), an Emergency Response co-ordinated by the Public Health Agency.
In this video series, Professor Emma Flynn, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Queen's, talks to academics and practitioners from within and beyond the University, in five Roundtable panel discussions.
Dr John Moriarty, CESI Fellow and Public Engagement Lead, has recently been interviewed for BBC News about the socio-economic inequalities present in deaths from COVID-19 throughout Northern Ireland.