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Research Projects


Current Research Projects:

Researchers
Project Title
Sponser/Duration
Véronique Altglas
Globalisation and New Religious Movements. Kabbalah Centres in Britain, France, Israel and Brazil
ESRC, 2007-11
Janet Carter Anand
A cross-national study of how expert social workers respond to cases of elder abuse in the community
SPARC, TCD, 2009-10
Janet Carter Anand
Older People’s Views of Supports and Services in Response to Elder Abuse in Communities across Ireland: What do Older People Want?
CARDI, 2010-11
Janet Carter Anand
Practitioner research in the ROI
Care  & Connect, TCD, 2008-11
Jim Campbell, Stephen Coulter, Joe Duffy, John Pinkerton, Isobel Reilly, Ciaran Traynor
An evaluation of PEACE III funded project on preparing social work students to work with victims and survivors of the conflict in Northern Ireland
European Union, 2008-11

John Devaney, Trevor Spratt, David Hayes

An international study of decision making in child welfare

Haruv Institute, Israel, 2010-11

John Devaney, Anne Lazenbatt, David Hayes

Translating Learning into Action: An overview of how the learning arising from case management reviews can influence practice

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, 2010

John Devaney, Trevor Spratt, Gavin Davidson, Nicola Carr, David Hayes, Stan Houston, Geraldine Macdonald, Azrini Wahidin

An exploratory study of the impact of multiple adverse childhood experiences on health & social well-being throughout the life course

Unfunded, 2009-10

Paula Devine

Public Attitudes to Community Relations 2007-2009 (Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey)

OFMDFM, 2007-10

Paula Devine

Public Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People 2007-2009 (Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey)

OFMDFM, 2007-10

Paula Devine

Public Attitudes to Community Relations 2010 (Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey)

OFMDFM, 2010-11

Paula Devine

Public Attitudes to Minority Ethnic People 2010 (Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey)

OFMDFM, 2010-11

Paula Devine

Attitudes to Disability (2009 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey)

Office for Disability Issues, Department of Work and Pensions, 2009-10

Paula Devine, Nicholas Whyte

Accessibility to Northern Ireland Election results

McDougall Trust, 2010-11

David Hayes, Lisa Bunting (NSPCC), Nicola Carr, Joe Duffy, Anne Lazenbatt

Making Their Evidence Count: The Experiences of Young Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings in Northern Ireland

Department of Justice, 2010

Katrina Lloyd

Kids’ Life and Times (KLT) – Annual survey of P7 children carried out by ARK

Various, 2008 Ongoing

Kathy Higgins, Clive Robinson, John Devaney, Geraldine Macdonal

Mobile phones and contact arrangements for children in care

Public Health Agency Northern Ireland, 2009-11

Geraldine Macdonald, Clive Robinson, John Devaney, Stan Houston

Mobile Phones & Young People in Care

R & D office, 2009-11

Geraldine MacDonald, Kerrylee Weatherall, Stan Houston

Guilty as Charged

R & D office, 2009-11

Dr Dominic McSherry, Ms Montse Fargas Malet, Prof John Pinkerton

Drifting at home?  Children living with their birth parents on Care Order

Public Health Agency, 2009-12

Bob Miller,Dirk Schobutz, Markieta Domecka

The Evolution of European Identity: Using biographical methods to study the development of European identity

Framework 7, 2008-11

Liam O’Dowd, James Anderson, Katy Hayward, Martina McKnight, Milena Komarova, Madeleine Leonard, Claire Mitchell, Lisa Smyth

"Conflict in Cities in the Contested State: Everyday Life and the Possibilities of Transformation in Belfast, Jerusalem and Other Divided Cities"

ESRC, 2007-12

John Pinkerton, John Devaney, Trevor Spratt, Andrew Percy

A study of the feasibility of combining the Northern Ireland Longitudinal Survey and Social Services Care Administrative and Records Environment (SOSCARE) data to identify and profile children and families with long term and complex needs

ESRC and the Public Health Agency Northern Ireland, 2008-11

John Pinkerton, John Devaney, Trevor Spratt, Andrew Percy

A study of the feasibility of combining NILS and Social Services Care Administrative and Records Environment (SOSCARE) data to identify and profile children and families with long term and complex needs

ESRC and the Research & Development Office, 2009-11

Pauline Prior

Mental health services in Ireland: historical study of inspection regimes

unfunded, 2009-11

Pauline Prior

Gender, crime and mental disorder

unfunded, 2008-12

Katy Radford

O4O Older People for Older People

Northern Periphery Programme EU, 2009-11

Dirk Schubotz

Young Life and Times (YLT)  - as part of ARK – A Social and Political Archive for Northern Ireland

Various, 2003 Ongoing

Dirk Schubotz (with Bob Miller as PI)

The Evolution of European Identity: Using biographical methods to study the development of European identity

Framework 7, 2008-11

Margrit Shildrick, H. Ross, P. McKeever, S. Abbey

The Process of Incorporating a Transplanted Heart

Advanced Heart Failure Fund, University Hospital Network, Toronto; Academic Enhancement Grant, UHN, Toronto, 2007-12

Margrit Shildrick, H. Ross, P. McKeever, S. Abbey

Retheorising Women’s Health

ESRC, 2009-11

Margrit Shildrick, Noreen Giffney

Book project: Theory on the Edge: Irish Studies and the Politics of Sexual Difference

Unfunded, 2009-11

Trevor Spratt, John Devaney, David Hayes, Davidson & Houston

MACE study

unfunded, 2009-10

Sirin Sung

Gender and Welfare state in the UK and US: Work-family balance issues

The Leverhulme Trust (Leverhulme Study Abroad Fellowship), 2010

Mike Tomlinson, Mary Daly, Paddy Hillyard and Grace Kelly, and partners across the UK

Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK

ESRC, 2010-13

George Wilson, Anne Campbell

Developing Social Work Education: Academic Perspectives

Higher Education Authority (SWAP), 2009-10

Matt Wood

Social changes in London Methodist congregations

School research support, 2007-10



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