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(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 NICommunity and Social Issues

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Medicine, Health and Life 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) 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 TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
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) 1.14Monitor 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 TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Community and Social Issues

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
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) 10.2How 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 changes to sporting practices can the GAA make in order to keep young players involved and protected from 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) 8.4Carry out research on attitudes to Minimum Standards for Childminders amongst childminders and NICMA staff to collate experiences for a forthcoming review of the standards. NI Childminding AssociationPolicy and Statistics

Community and Social Issues
Arts, Humanities and Social 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.NI Childminding AssociationManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
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.NI Childminding AssociationManagement, 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) 10.14Using 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 PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
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) 10.3Investigate 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 PartnershipCommunity and Social Issues

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Engineering and Physical 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 TrustPlanning, Architecture, and Geography

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering 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) 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)Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Community and Social Issues
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 NIManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Policy and Statistics

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
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) 9.15Undertake 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) 9.52Examine 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 Sport

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

Arts, 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) 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
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life 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
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life 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 Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social 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) 9.4Review 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
(23) 6.1Make recommendations for a marketing campaign highlighting the value of social enterprise. What is the best way to demonstrate the value of ‘buying social’ to the general public? Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 6.2Examine the potential for SENI to deliver marketing support to and/or on behalf of the sectorSocial Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 6.3How can the Social Enterprise sector implement strategies to attract and retain highly skilled staff? Social Enterprise NIManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 6.4Measure the impact of a Pick Me Up choir project on the mental/physical health of the participants within the context of social prescribing. Glenlough Community ChoirCreative Arts and History

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Community and Social Issues
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 7.4Lisburn Enterprise Organisation currently has 150 businesses as licencees (with premises at LEO). What is the most effective mechanism for maintaining communication with these licencees?Lisburn Enterprise OrganisationEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 7.6LEO is offering a new programme targeting people who are economically inactive(ie not on benefits). Carry out research to examine who is economically inactive in the Lisburn area & factors LEO should take into account when offering support to this group.Lisburn Enterprise OrganisationManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.1Carry out research with staff, parents and carers and/or service users to examine the impact of Access Employment’s Transitions programmeAccess Employment LimitedManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.10Conduct a comprehensive study and propose effective marketing strategies for The Alley Theatre to connect with potential local audiences, with a specific focus on age groups under 44 and over 60, using digital platforms.Alley Theatre StrabaneManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.12Examine how social media could best be used to build awareness of a potential Museum of the Troubles in Belfast.Museum of the TroublesManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.15How can agricultural subsidies be implemented to help the successful delivery of a just transition and green recovery for Northern Ireland?Nourish NIEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 8.16How much food does NI import? Could NI's export driven agri market be restructured to strengthen local supply chains and get more locally produced food on hospital, prison and care home plates?Nourish NIHealth, Wellbeing, and Sport

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 8.17What factors might encourage tenants in Ormeau Business Park to engage in cross-border initiatives (for example with Guinness Enterprise Centre).Ormeau Business ParkManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.18Evaluate the potential for spin-out companies in South Belfast to establish collaborations through the Dublin corridor - which approach holds more promise: clustering or a more wide-ranging strategy?Ormeau Business ParkManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.19What are the most effective ways for Ormeau Business Park to foster connections with QUB Spinout companies?Ormeau Business ParkManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.2Carry out research with people who use Access Employment’s Community Shed – what has been the impact of participation for them?Access Employment LimitedManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.21Carry out a comparative assessment of investment into sport and recreation across UK Home Country nations and Ireland over the last 10 years.Ulster RugbyManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.23Examine trends in coverage and viewership of women’s sport in Northern Ireland – how does this relate to trends in the UK, Europe and US?NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.24Examine policy for, and levels of investment in, physical education in schools in Northern Ireland. How does NI compare to either other UK nations, Ireland or other nations such as France and New Zealand?NI Sports ForumPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.25Examine how schools and local community sports clubs are engaging to develop shared use of spaces across Northern Ireland. What potential does this have to generate income for schools?NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.26Are trends changing in volunteer recruitment and retention in sports clubs in terms of types of volunteers, certification and training offered, and the expectations of volunteers? NI Sports ForumPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.27Are policies such as US Title IX, Section 75 and the UN Sports for Gender Equality Framework increasing diversity in sports for those mentioned in the policies, particularly women?NI Sports ForumPolicy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.28How are women’s sports marketed? Make recommendations for how best to tell these stories.NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.29How are participants in sports using their sports skills in career development, for example in work and leadership roles?NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.30Carry out research on ‘virtual’ sports clubs (e.g. for cycling, rowing). What does this mean for the sporting sector?NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.31Examine the tourism, financial and community aspect of sporting events in Northern Ireland (student will agree a relevant event with NI Sports Forum at the time the project is chosen).NI Sports ForumManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.32Help to develop videos for sports in Northern Ireland.NI Sports ForumCreative Arts and History

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.37Carry 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
(23) 8.38What 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
(23) 8.40In 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 ArdsCommunity and Social Issues

Policy and Statistics

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.41Study 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
(23) 8.42To 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
(23) 8.5How could community wildfire initiatives, for example Fire-wise, be used in urban fringe areas such as the Belfast Hills to involve local communities in wildfire prevention?Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 8.6Examine how habitat connectivity could work in a landscape such as Belfast Hills in the context of Nature Recovery Networks – how can the level of variation of habitats be factored into decision making?Belfast Hills PartnershipEnvironmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 8.7Carry out research to examine whether Artificial Intelligence (AI) generated content is perceived and detected differently by people from different backgrounds (e.g factors such as age, sex, ethnicity)?Lisburn Writers GroupManagement, Business Planning, and Marketing

Policy and Statistics

Creative Arts and History

Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences
(23) 8.8Examine the implications of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for human writers.Lisburn Writers GroupEnvironmental Sciences and Engineering

Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Creative Arts and History
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 8.9Develop a marketing plan for Women's Aid Armagh & Down with a focus on connecting with corporate donors, segmentation and messaging through existing and new communication platforms.Womens Aid Armagh DownManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 9.1Research and evaluate good practice in how siblings of children experiencing a serious illness can be nurtured and protected. Childrens Heartbeat TrustCommunity and Social Issues

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport

Policy and Statistics
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(23) 9.2What lessons can be drawn from existing literature and good practices about supporting young people with congenital heart issues through their teenage years?Childrens Heartbeat TrustPolicy and Statistics

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport
Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Medicine, Health and Life Sciences
(24) 1.1Focusing on Fermanagh, carry out research to examine factors affecting recruitment and retention of volunteers, particularly from rural and/or under-represented areas.Fermanagh Community TransportManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(24) 1.2Examine the appetite for a rural car-sharing scheme in Northern Ireland.Fermanagh Community TransportManagement, Business Planning, and MarketingArts, Humanities and Social Sciences
(24) 2.1Carry out research to examine air quality in Mallusk across three pre-identified sites.Mallusk Community Action Group Environmental Sciences and EngineeringEngineering and Physical Sciences
(24) 2.2Carry out a scoping exercise in Mallusk (which has a complex mix of industrial, residential and rural land use) to examine how the wellbeing of residents is considered alongside competing needs for infrastructure and development, for example in terms of pMallusk Community Action Group Management, Business Planning, and Marketing

Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Planning, Architecture, and Geography

Health, Wellbeing, and Sport

Policy and Statistics

Community and Social Issues
Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

Engineering and Physical Sciences

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences