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Key Information and Contacts

General Enquiries

David Piekaar, CESI (Tel. +44 (0)28 9097 5947; Email:


General Information

About Us

Innovation Zones (Our work with the Greater Shankill Children and Young People Zone and the Colin Neighbourhood Partnership)

Overview of Our Research

Campbell UK & Ireland


We will shortly be extending a call to invite applications to join the Centre as either:

  • Fellow
  • Associate Fellow
  • Student Member
  • Affiliate Member

Further details on each of these categories of membership and how to apply will be posted on this website shortly. If you would like to receive notification as soon as these details have been posted, please contact the CESI Administrator, David Piekaar (Tel. +44 (0)28 9097 5947; Email:

Key Contacts

Professor Kathryn Higgins, Interim Director (Professor of Social Science and Health)

Professor Kevin Brazil, Health and Wellbeing Thematic Lead (Professor of Palliative Care)

Dr Laura Dunne, Education Thematic Lead (Senior Lecturer in Education)

Professor Brendan Murtagh, Sustainable Cities and Communities Thematic Lead (Professor of Urban Planning)

Niki McKnight, Centre Manager

All Other Researchers and Support Staff