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| Opting Out of Religious Education: The Views of Young People from Minority Belief Backgrounds

Dr Yuko Chiba
Title: Research Fellow
Email address: y.chiba@qub.ac.uk
Telephone: +44(0)28 9097 3961
Room: G033, Institute of Governance

Biography 
Yuko holds a BA in International Relations from University of Tsukuba, Japan. She also has an MA in Comparative Ethnic Conflict (QUB) and an MRes in Political Science (LSE). Her doctoral dissertation explored everyday experiences of visible minorities in Northern Ireland and assessed their modes of incorporation into the society. Yuko earned a PhD from the University of Ulster in 2009. She is currently working on the AHRC/ESRC funded project on freedom of religion in schools and the experience of minority belief youth in Northern Ireland. The project started in October 2009 and will be completed in September 2010.