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Ethical Issues in Research with Children

This seminar will consider the ethical issues that are raised in doing research with children of all ages and give some practical guidance on filling in forms and writing age appropriate information leaflets. Date: Thursday, 16th November 2017 Time: 14:00

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UCD CHilD Research Centre celebrates Universal Children’s Day

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre is holding a coffee morning on Monday 20th November to mark Universal Children’s Day https://www.childrensday.ie/ Please join us for coffee and treats in the UCD Global Lounge, downstairs in the Gerard Manley

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Dympna Devine

UCD School of Education

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Orla Doyle

UCD School of Economics

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Eilis Hennessy

UCD School of Psychology

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Centre Launch

Dr Emily Logan, Irish Human Rights commissioner, launched the UCD Centre for Childhood and Human Development on December 12th 2016. The launch showcased the on-going research in relation to children and young people across the bio-psycho-social sciences in UCD. Below

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Preparing for Life – The Results

Preparing for Life: The Results This conference, organised by the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy, brings together 8 years of data from mothers, fathers, teachers and children, and offers strong evidence from Ireland on the effectiveness of early intervention.

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Pregnancy, nutrition, health and health services (School of Public Health)

This cluster studies the bio-psycho-social mechanisms which impact the development of physical and mental health. The long term goal is to create effective services to prevent health problems. The research projects use longitudinal, intergenerational and experimental designs with singletons and

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Complex Care and Health and Child Well-being (School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems)

This cluster focuses on children with complex care needs, children who have multiple care needs who require access to multiple health support services as a result of a congenital, chronic or acquired illness. Grounded in a rights-based approach research in

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Children’s rights and citizenship and well-being (School of Law, Education, Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice)

This cluster explores children’s rights as these relate to their everyday lives across a range of social, cultural and institutional contexts.  Drawing on national and international human rights laws, norms and standards, including domestic legislation, the Irish Constitution, the European

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Economics of child well-being (School of Economics)

This cluster focuses on understanding how a child’s environment influences their life course. Research in this cluster explores the role of socioeconomics inequalities in childhood and their consequences for later labour market outcomes such as employment and wages. Growing up

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Learning, development and educational well-being (School of Education)

This cluster focuses on exploring the impact of education on children’s rights and well-being across all sectors from early years through to secondary schooling. Research on issues related to the experience of equalities/inequalities across different groups (e.g minority ethnic and

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Psycho-social health and well-being (School of Psychology)

This cluster focuses on the risk and protective factors influencing mental health and well-being from early years through to adolescence and youth. Research on issues of stress, depression, alcohol consumption, self esteem and social support are explored. Suicide is considered

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CHD-RC panel at the Garret Fitzgerald Autumn School

CHD-RC will be holding a panel at the Garret Fitzgerald Autumn School further details are available here

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Seminar Series on child/youth related research

Seminar Series on child/youth related research Over the coming weeks, the School of Education in association with the Centre for Childhood and Human Development, Geary Institute, continues its seminar series  on large scale/quantitative studies in relation to children and young

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Seminar Series 2015

Seminar 12 March 2015 Seminar Series Schedule 2014

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