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Request Code Details Group Name Type Faculty
(18) 8.13What is the role of the community & voluntary sector in the wider social, economic and physical regeneration of Bangor? North Down Community NetworkManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(18) 8.15Carry out research to help create a method for recording and mapping unreported crime/anti-social and fear of crime across North Down.North Down Community NetworkCommunity and Social IssuesArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(18) 8.38Study current office management practices of small charities with limited resources in order to make best practice recommendations.AGE North Down and ArdsManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(18) 8.39In terms of AGENDA governance, carry out a review of the governing documents with particular focus on finances and overall policies and procedures.AGE North Down and ArdsPolicy and Statistics

Community and Social Issues

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(18) 8.50Examine levels of awareness amongst people of Northern Ireland of the European Code message on limiting alcohol intake to prevent cancer.Cancer Focus NIHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Community and Social Issues
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(18) 8.62Examine motivations to start up a business amongst people in the Lisburn Enterprise area by administering and analysing an existing questionnaire.Lisburn Enterprise OrganisationManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(18) 8.72How can the education system in Northern Ireland be developed to better incorporate social enterprise education?Social Enterprise NIPolicy and StatisticsArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(19) 5.3Carry out passenger satisfaction surveys with users of Fermanagh Community Transport and make recommendations for improvement in practicesFermanagh Community TransportManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(19) 5.4Use Customer Journey Mapping on rural Community Transport Passengers experience to identify service improvements and innovations.Fermanagh Community TransportPlanning, Architecture, and GeographyArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(19) 8.8Undertake research with people living with dementia and/or organisations supporting them to assist with developing a Dementia Friendly South Belfast.Forward South PartnershipCommunity and Social Issues

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(19) 9.36Compare the social enterprise sector in NI to other countries,examine the proportion of services driven vs product driven organisations. Is there an opportunity for NI social enterprises to look at starting new product driven social enterprise offerings?Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(19) 9.37Identify potential gaps in service provision in Northern Ireland that the social enterprise could potentially fill - e.g cleaning, general maintenance etc.Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(19) 9.38What are the barriers to social enterprises securing business investment to grow their businesses?Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 1.10Carry out survey work on burn sites and other sites in the Upper Mournes to examine the impact of burning on biodiversity.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.11Examine the health of the heathlands in the Mournes.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.13Monitor impact of large scale outdoor events on the Mournes and methods to mitigate impact in the longer term.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.14Monitor key flora and fauna in the Mournes.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.15Carry out vegetation survey of the high Mournes.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.16Monitor effectiveness of different grazing regimes in the Mournes - particularly as used in focused site management.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 1.17Identify the historical incidence of fire in the Mournes using aerial photography etc.Mourne Heritage TrustManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Planning, Architecture, and Geography

Community and Social Issues
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 1.18Help develop GIS records and analysis of data.Mourne Heritage TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 10.11Carry out research on the makeup of the current housing tenure in the Holyland area of Belfast. Investigate the changes over the last 10 years and determine if there's a trend towards flats, with a reduction in HMOs.Holyland Residents NetworkPolicy and Statistics

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 10.18Examine emergency food aid in Northern Ireland during the COVID pandemic. What issues arose in implementing this system and what would a better model look like?Nourish NIEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 10.2How can the GAA best support young people aged 17+ through the COVID 19 emergency and keep them engaged in sport? St John Bosco GACManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 10.3What temporary changes to sporting practices can the GAA make in order to keep young players involved and protected during the COVID-19 pandemic?St John Bosco GACHealth, Wellbeing, and SportArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 10.6How can sport respond effectively to social distancing and should urban/rural differences be taken into account? St John Bosco GACHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.1How can the social enterprises sector become more resilient especially following the impact of the recent pandemic? What do social enterprises need to do to be more sustainable?Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.19Consider the benefits of rural community transport to local population health in FermanaghFermanagh Community TransportPolicy and Statistics

Community and Social Issues
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.4Carry out research on attitudes to Minimum Standards for Childminders amongst childminders and NICMA staff to collate experiences for a forthcoming review of the standards. NICMACommunity and Social Issues

Policy and Statistics
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.43Identify, collate and present demographic statistics for the Causeway Coast and Glen Heritage Trust operational area, which includes Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council and Mid and East Antrim Borough Council areas. Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage TrustCommunity and Social Issues

Policy and Statistics
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.45Within Causeway Coast and Glen Heritage Trust operational area collate and record all built heritage and in particular built heritage specific to Areas of Natural Beauty at Binevenagh, Causeway Coast and Antrim Coast and Glens. Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage TrustPlanning, Architecture, and GeographyEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 8.46Carryout scoping survey to assess the impact of seedling encroachment from forested lands into neighbouring grass and moorland within Antrim Coast and Glens AONB. Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(20) 8.6Develop a Communications strategy for the NI Childminding Association with a focus on digital communications to reflect the key role that Childminders have played post COVID 19 pandemic.NICMACreative Arts and History

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(20) 8.7Develop a Marketing strategy for the NI Childminding Association which reflects the critical role of Childminders in a Home from Home setting post COVID 19 pandemic.NICMAManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 10.11Examine models of good practice for the application of Community Planning (e.g. in Scotland) and make comparisons with Belfast and/or Northern Ireland.Belfast Hills PartnershipPlanning, Architecture, and GeographyEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.12Carry out research on factors contributing to hedgerow loss in uplands such as Belfast Hills.Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.13Investigate the broad range of mills and mill dams sites in the hills, looking at natural and built heritage conservation plans.Belfast Hills PartnershipPlanning, Architecture, and GeographyEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.14Using GIS (or even Google Maps Street View), predict the potential loss of Ash trees to Ash dieback and suggest new planting proposals to mitigate these losses.Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.15Examine the geological sites in the Belfast Hills and considers ways the public can find and interpret them.Belfast Hills PartnershipPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.18Design and deliver a franchise manual for a re-imagining of a tea retailing franchise in Belfast Holylands.Belfast Holylands Regeneration AssociationManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 10.22Through a freedom of information request PPR have been given access to an existing qualitative data set. The data set contains the responses to the Department of Health Mental Health Strategy consultation. Explore and analyse the data set Participation and the Practice of Rights (PPR)Health, Wellbeing, and Sport

Policy and Statistics
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(21) 10.24To raise the profile of the Northern Ireland’s Women’s Football team’s success in making it to the Euro in 2022; develop digital media content for a social campaign to celebrate their achievements and raise player profiles Irish Football AssociationManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 10.3Investigate the risks associated with climate change at the local level in the Belfast Hills and suggest possible adaptations to mitigate these.Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.6What measures should be undertaken to encourage proper waste disposal among deprived communities, particularly in relation to preventing littering and illegal dumping?Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Community and Social Issues
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 10.7How do we make upland farming in the Belfast Hills more sustainable?Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 10.8Investigate the data required to evaluate ecosystem services in the Belfast Hills.Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Policy and Statistics
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 10.9Identify barriers to increasing engagement with ‘hard to reach’ 16 – 24 year olds in the Belfast Hills environment and recommending innovative ways of overcoming these.Belfast Hills PartnershipManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 11.10Using GIS create a map of all the new Churches which have been built in Northern Ireland over the past 10 years to create a clear visual representation of where they are located.National Churches TrustEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 11.11Carry out research on the green spaces around Church buildings in Northern Ireland and how this might contribute to the sustainability of places of worship in communities.National Churches TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 11.3Use GIS to map churches in Northern Ireland, to include information on their grounds and green spaces and whether the churches have a defined geographical area ( or Parish) which they serve. National Churches TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 11.8Use GIS to create an easily searchable map of the location and distribution of Churches from different denominations across Northern Ireland and the dioceses to which they are attached. National Churches TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 11.9Carry out research on the community facilities attached to churches in Northern Ireland as an indication of the sustainability of church buildings in communities and use GIS to map these facilities.National Churches TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 12.1Carry out research on sales of sunscreen products and identify which level of SPF is most commonly purchased in N Ireland. Does age/gender influence which level of SPF is purchased? Cancer Focus NIManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 6.3Provide support and ideas to assist with the expansion of the Suicide Prevention Research and Impact Network (SPRIN).Suicide Prevention Research&Impact Network (SPRIN)Community and Social Issues

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 6.4Provide assistance with marketing the Suicide Prevention Research and Impact Network (SPRIN).Suicide Prevention Research&Impact Network (SPRIN)Management, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 8.1Carry out research to understand how NI can improve its understanding of Social Value in procurement, noting that we lag behind other parts of the UK and rest of the world in how we view the relevance of this concept.Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 8.10Research and develop suggestions for promotion of sunbed risk messages to key target groups via social media building on a recent study on knowledge of and attitudes to skin cancer prevention in NI focussed on attitudes to sunbeds Cancer Focus NIHealth, Wellbeing, and SportArts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(21) 8.3How can social enterprises sell themselves better and convince private and public sector to join their supply chains to buy social?Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 8.4How can the social enterprise sector in NI be more relevant and encourage the public to buy social?Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.1Assess the knowledge/awareness of the European Code against Cancer in NI – as a whole, or the individual topics within the code.Cancer Focus NIPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.10Carry out research to identify green space and its use in south Belfast and ideas for future green space development Forward South PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.11Carry out research with residents in South Belfast to help develop a community-led health and wellbeing action plan Forward South PartnershipHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Community and Social Issues
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.12Develop a Software Solution for an alarm system for people in supported living that does not require the individual to be conscious or raise the alarm. Consider the feasibility of developing an add-on to Google’s Alexa or Apple’s Siri *Belfast Holylands Regeneration AssociationEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.13Survey genetically distinct Mourne juniper and help propagate and plant out. Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.14Survey and map recovery of sites on which prescribed/controlled burns have been undertaken.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.15Undertake visitor impact monitoring in key access corridors in the Mournes. Mourne Heritage TrustManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.16Survey and remove invasive rhododendron etc. in the high MournesMourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.17Biodiversity survey of lowland green lanes in the Mourne AONB.Mourne Heritage TrustEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.20Produce a podcast about the work of the NI Mental Health and Arts Festival to keep in touch with potential audiences during the year. NI Mental Health Arts FestivalHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Creative Arts and History
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.21Carry out research to support an evaluation of the impact of activities delivered by NI Mental Health and Arts Festival.NI Mental Health Arts FestivalPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.22Using existing data on Volunteering Activity from the NISRA Continuous Household Survey examine trends in Volunteering during the past 4 years. Volunteer NowPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.52Examine work-flow management for a new social enterprise, Harmony Corner, for Triangle Housing Association. Develop workflows sequencing outlining the tasks or steps that need to be undertaken to develop each of the products. Triangle Housing AssociationManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(21) 9.54Explore the benefits of physical activity for young people with Down syndrome. Identify how this can impact and affect other medical challenges and conditions as the young people may also have a heart condition, hyperthyroidism etc.Foyle Down Syndrome TrustHealth, Wellbeing, and SportMedicine, Health and Life Sciences
(21) 9.57Explore how the Share Village complex can identify and manage the local cause of flooding and the flood defence systems they have in place. How can they strategically manage and protect the wonderful natural habitat on Upper Lough Erne for the future? Share VillageEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(21) 9.7Carry out research on attitudes and perceptions of plant-based diet in relation to cancer prevention. Cancer Focus NIHealth, Wellbeing, and SportMedicine, Health and Life Sciences
(21) 9.8To undertake a complete review of the communications of this small charity and put in place a suggested 12 month PR campaign to raise awareness and support of their work in the local community. (See further details)AGE North Down and Ards
(22) 1.4Analyse the carbon costs and benefits of different modes of transport on rural routes using a case study approach and the potential for rural community transport to contribute to decarbonisation.Community Transport AssociationEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 12.1Building on The Alley Theatre’s existing virtual walking tour of Strabane, carry out research with key stakeholders, particularly businesses in the local area, to understand what they would want from the development of a Flann O’Brien Festival.Alley Theatre StrabaneManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 12.2The Alley Theatre plan to develop a festival based on the life and works of Flann O’Brien. Carry out research on other similar festivals and draw good practice lessons for developing this festival in Strabane. Alley Theatre StrabaneManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 12.3Carry out research with key stakeholders to examine potential funding opportunities for a Flann O’Brien Festival in Strabane, including cross-border and regional funders.Alley Theatre StrabaneManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 12.4Examine how a committee might support the development of a Flann O’Brien festival and walking tours. How have other organisations gone about developing such a committee and what role has it served from conception to completion? Alley Theatre StrabaneCreative Arts and History

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 12.5Examine the potential for increasing sales through the Ten Foundations’ online shop, particularly in the UK and Ireland. Ten FoundationsManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 3.2Collate quantitative data from a range of sources on the number of parents in Northern Ireland who need support around their mental health; where possible include parents’ experiences of accessing support *(see below)The Parent RoomsPolicy and Statistics

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 3.3Collate data from a range of sources on the total number of parents in Northern Ireland who have children with additional needs.The Parent RoomsPolicy and StatisticsArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 3.4Replicate research carried out on behalf of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance in England on the costs of lack of provision of peri natal mental health services for women in NI. https://maternalmentalhealthalliance.org/campaign/counting-the-costs/The Parent RoomsHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Policy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 5.1Consider how best to record, collate and analyse data generated by a tool designed to assess outcomes of counselling sessions delivered by CFNI.Cancer Focus NIHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 5.4Create and implement a social media strategy for Sólás that will target a range of audiences.SolasManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 6.1Assess the extent of potential rural transport poverty in Fermanagh in relation to ‘out of area’ hospital out-patient appointments.Fermanagh Community TransportManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Community and Social Issues

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.1How can Ormeau Table Tennis Club get better and more accurate feedback from members with options for their ideas and inputs to keep improving the club?Ormeau Table Tennis ClubManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.12Carry out research to establish the number of people with disabilities that impede their mobility in Malawi. Examine whether international NGOs active locally are involved in developing or distributing mobility aids or might be interestedTools for SolidarityCommunity and Social Issues

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.13Design a form of transport to support people with mobility issues in Malawi to live more independently - ideally something simple, cost effective and made of local materials.Tools for SolidarityEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 8.14Scope and do a cost/benefit analysis of mobility aids being produced in Africa, particularly in countries neighbouring Malawi.Tools for SolidarityManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.2Examine ways that Ormeau Table Tennis Club can develop more automated tournaments and events – e.g. allowing players to input scores, working out draws and setting schedules.Ormeau Table Tennis ClubManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.3Provide support to develop an accurate club ranking system/handicap system for Ormeau Table Tennis Club (like they have in golf).Ormeau Table Tennis ClubHealth, Wellbeing, and SportArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(22) 8.5Examine how best to use technology to track player progress through testing and sports science.Ormeau Table Tennis ClubEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Engineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 8.7Consider how motorcycles can contribute to aspects of any one of the following: sustainable development, sustainable travel, mitigating environmental and/or infrastructure impact, societal benefits and total resource consumption. Motorcycle Action GroupManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 9.1Scope and make recommendations for the reduction of single use plastics in food and catering in the Boy’s Brigade Ganaway Centre. Boys BrigadeEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 9.2Can Boy’s Brigade enhance their ecological and environmental footprint by improving the management of wastewater flows at their Ganaway site?Boys BrigadeEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(22) 9.3How could Boy’s Brigade best make use of currently undeveloped land at their Ganaway Centre to enhance their environmental impact and make a positive contribution to the local area in terms of health and wellbeing and/or the rural economy?Boys BrigadeEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(22) 9.4Review and make suggestions for improving the design of minibus vehicles to manage down the risk of covid and other potential virus spread and infection, including retrofitting and new design aspects.Fermanagh Community TransportEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences