Centre for Shared Education


Prof Joanne Hughes
Professor of Education

Other Staff Members:

Dr Danielle Blaylock
Miss Stephanie Burns
Dr Caitlin Donnelly
Dr Gavin Duffy
Prof Tony Gallagher
Dr Marina Stefania-Giannakaki
Prof Ruth Leitch
Dr Cathal McManus
Dr Aisling O'Boyle
Dr Paddy Walsh

Research Students:

Ms Barbara Curran
Ms Carol Day
Ms Erika Frank
Ms Helen Hanna
Ms Rebecca Loader
Ms Jeanette McKevitt
Mr Gareth Robinson

News from the Centre for Shared Education

Centre input to Peace and Beyond conference

Centre Director Joanne Hughes chaired a session on the inter-generational impact of conflict at the ‘Peace and Beyond’ conference this week, organised by the British...

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Centre for Shared Education hosts UNESCO event

Representatives from UNESCO sites and projects across the UK gathered at Queen’s University on 31 January to mark Northern Ireland's connection with the UN body.  Events opened with a...

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‘Respect for Diversity’ initiative in Macedonia

As part of a UNICEF project 'Respect for Diversity and Multiculturalism in Early Childhood', a team from the Centre of Shared Education visited Macedonia in 2014 to lead a workshop on respect...

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Centre’s work showcased at the IADA Conference, Bologna

Research by staff in our Centre for Shared Education was presented at the 2017 conference of the International Association for Dialogue Analysis, at the University of Bologna on 11-14...

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Centre colleagues present new work at major education conferences

Colleagues from the Centre for Shared Education presented new research at two large education conferences. In August, Joanne Hughes, Director of the Centre, and Andrea Furey from Ulster University...

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Donnelly, C. and Burns, S. (2017) ‘Teaching citizenship in the faith school: qualitative evidence from separate schools in Northern Ireland’, Irish Educational Studies. Advance online publication, pp. 1–17.

Woelfer, A., Jaspers, E., Blayblock, D., Wigoder, C., Hughes, J. and Hewstone, M. (2017) ‘Studying positive and negative direct and extended contact: complementing self-reports with social network analysis’, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Advance online publication, pp. 1–16.

Furey, A., Donnelly, C., Hughes, J. and Blaylock, D. (2017) ‘Interpretations of national identity in post-conflict Northern Ireland: a comparison of different school settings’, Research Papers in Education, 32 (2), pp. 137–150.