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If I Were a Dad Team

If I Were a Dad is produced and developed by Queen's University, Belfast in collaboration with partners from University of Sterling, University of Glasgow, Barnardos, the Northern Ireland Prison Service, and the Scottish Prison Service. The intervention video materials were produced by Morrow Communicatons.

The If I Were a Dad project is funded by the Medical Research Council [grant number: MR/RO14450/1].

 
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If I Were a Dad Team

Pictured (L-R): Dr Michelle Templeton, Mr David Grant, Prof Kate Hunt, Ms Alana Grant, Prof Maria Lohan, Dr Carmel Kelly, Ms Deidre Sloan, Dr Katie Buston, Dr Trisha Forbes

Pictured (L-R): Prof Kate Hunt, Dr Michelle Templeton, Ms Bronagh Malcomson, Ms Deidre Sloan, Dr Aisling Gough, Dr Katie Buston, Mr Martin Robinson, Prof Maria Lohan

Pictured (L-R): Ms Bronagh Malcomson, Ms Deidre Sloan, Dr Katie Buston, Prof Kate Hunt, Dr Aisling Gough, Prof Maria Lohan, Dr Michelle Templeton

 

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Chief Investigator
Professor Maria Lohan

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation

Queen's University Belfast

 

Email: m.lohan@qub.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 2839

Co-Investigator
Dr Michelle Templeton

School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work

Queen's University Belfast

 

Email: m.templeton@qub.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 5978

Co-Investigator
Mr David Grant

School of Arts, English and Languages

Queen's University Belfast

 

Email: d.grant@qub.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 3329

Co-Investigator
Dr Carmel Kelly

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Queen’s University Belfast

 

Email: carmel.kelly@qub.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 2801

Co-Investigator
Dr Katie Buston

Social & Public Health Sciences Unit

University of Glasgow

 

Email: katie.buston@glasgow.ac.uk

Phone: 01413537500

Co-Investigator
Professor Kate Hunt

Institute for Social Marketing

University of Stirling

 

Email: kate.hunt@stir.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)1786 466354

Research Fellow
Mr Martin Robinson

School of Nursing and Midwifery, Centre for Evidence and Social Innovation

Queen's University Belfast

 

Email: martin.robinson@qub.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 57

Delivery Partners
Barnardos

The If I Were a Dad programme is delivered by Barnardos staff at Hydebank Wood (Barnardos NI) and Polmont (Barnardos Scotland).

Barnardos partners are:

Deidre Sloan and Bronagh Malcomson in Hydebank Wood

Alana Grant and Lisa Hogg in Polmont

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Stakeholders
If I Were a Dad is supported by a number of organsiations and individuals

Barnardo’s (NI)

Deidre Sloan

Department of Health (NI)

Dr Michael McBride

Public Health Agency (NI)

Ms Barbara Porter

Mary Black

Northern Ireland Prison Service (NI)

Austin Tracey

Ms Julie Anderson

Rachel Gibbs

Mr Gary Milling

Mr Stevie Mann

Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI)

Dr Geraldine O Hare

Barnardo’s (Scotland)

Debbie Nobel

Scottish Prison Service (Scotland)

Ms Brenda Stewart

Mr George Ferguson

Ms Gill Robinson

Jim Carnie

Population Health Directorate (Scotland)

Dr Felicity Sung

Forensic Mental Health Services Managed Care Network (Scotland)

Mary Donaghy    

Fatherhood Institute (Scotland)

Adrienne Burgess

Families Outside (Scotland)

Prof Nancy Loucks

Community Justice Scotland (Scotland)

Ms Karyn Mc Cluskey

 

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Funders
Medical Research Council

The If I Were a Dad intervntion and research is supported by funding from the Medical Research Council  

[grant number: MR/RO14450/1].

The Medical Research Council (MRC) improves the health of people in the UK - and around the world - by supporting excellent science, and training the very best scientists.

The MRC’s mission is to:

  • encourage and support research to improve human health
  • produce skilled researchers
  • advance and disseminate knowledge and technology to improve the quality of life and economic competitiveness of the UK
  • promote dialogue with the public about medical research.

The work of the MRC ranges from laboratory research, for example on genes and molecules, right through to research with people, such as clinical trials and population studies. Our science is split into six broad areas of research: infections and immunitymolecular and cellular medicineneurosciences and mental healthpopulation and systems medicineglobal health and translational research.

 

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