Funders, Partnerships and Oversight

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the jack trial

Research Partners

The development of the resource is led by a research team at Queen’s University Belfast. The project involves partnerships with key health and educational stakeholders from across the United Kingdom.

Lead Institution


THE JACK TRIAL CORE MANAGEMENT


 

 THE TRIAL IS IS LED BY OUR TEAM EMPLOYED IN THE SCHOOL OF NURSING AD MIDWIFERY, SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AT QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY BELFAST. OUR TEAM ARE ALSO FELLOWS OF THE CESI, CENTRE FOR EVIDENCE AND SOCIAL INNOVATION

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Funders


Phase I, II and II funding organisations


 

During its development, the Jack project has received support from the following organistions:

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Jack Funders

 

 

 

PARTNERSHIPS


PHASE I, II and III partner institutions


 

Partner Institutions


Our current partners at the Phase III Effectiveness Trial include representatives from the following organisations

    • Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland
    • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust 
    • Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Northern Ireland
    • Population Health Improvement Directorate in the Scottish Government
    • NHS, Greater Glasgow and Clyde
    • Education Scotland
    • Public Health Wales

During the Northern Ireland-based phase of the project, Phase II, we worked with the collaboration of

    • Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment, Northern Ireland
    • Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland
    • The Department of Health, Northern Ireland

Over the previous stages of the project, Phase I, we have worked in collaboration with the  following organisations:

    • The Department of Health, Northern Ireland
    • Public Health Agency, Northern Ireland
    • The Economic & Social Research Council, Ireland
    • The Crisis Pregnacy Progamme of the HSE, Ireland
    • The Department of Education and Skills in the Irish government
    • Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment Northern Ireland

Oversight and Advisory groups


TRIAL STEERING COMMITTEE - STUDY STAKEHOLDERS & YOUNG PERSONS' ADVISORY GROUPS


 

The Jack trial's oversight and advisory groups

THE JACK TRIAL STEERING COMMITTEE

The Committee's role is to provide oversight and obtain advice from users of this research such as teachers, parents, pupils and principals as well as advice from academic researchers

 

Full membership

 

Prof Vivien Coates, Florence Nightingale Foundation, UU - Independent Chair
Darrin Barr, School Principal - Public Member
Ms Maire Thompson, School Principal - Public Member
Mrs Grace McCarthy, Teacher - Public Member
Ms Dylan O'Neill - Parent Public Member
Ms Iman Zatari - Pupil Public Member
Mr Luke Monaghan - Pupil Public Member
Ms Alison Hadley, University of Bedfordshire - Independent Member
Dr Cary Roseth, Associate Professor, Michigan State University - Independent Member 
Dr Michele McKinley, Reader in Nutrition and Public Health, QUB - Member 
Dr Sarah Miller, Lecturer, QUB - Member 
Professor Maria Lohan, JACK Trial Chief Investigator - Member
Dr Aine Aventin, JACK Trial Project Manager - Observer
Dr Rhonda Curran, JACK Trial Manager - Observer
Ms Cliona McDowell, JACK Trial Statistician (NICTU) - Observer
 Sorcha Toase (NICTU)

Jack Trial Steering Group March 2017 Meeting

Steering Jack

Pictured L-R: Dylan O'Neill (Parent), Grace McCarthy (Teacher), Prof Maria Lohan (Chief Investigator QUB), Maire Thompson (Principal), Prof Vivien Coates (Chair), Darrin Barr (Principal), Dr Sarah Miller (QUB), Dr Aine Aventin (Project Manager QUB), Iman Zatari (Pupil), Cliona McDowell (NICTU), Dr Rhonda Curran (Trail Manager QUB), Sorcha Toase (NICTU)

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