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Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK) – 30th March 2020

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre is pleased to co-host, along with the UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, the second in a series of monthly lunchtime seminars.The March seminar will take place on Monday 30th March at 1200-1300 in … Continue reading

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Annual Research Conference on the 5th December 2018

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre (CHilD-RC) will hold its Annual Research Conference on the 5th December 2018. The theme of this year’s conference is Diversity in Children’s Research in UCD. The event is free and open to … Continue reading

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Triple P Seminars 24th October

The UCD CHiLD Research Centre will hold two Triple P parenting seminars on Wednesday 24th October 2018. Seminar 1: “Raising Resilient Children” – The seminar will address teaching young children how to express their feelings positively and cope with stressful … Continue reading

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UCD CHiLD Research Centre Seminar Series Summer 2018

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“Raising Confident and Competent Children” Seminar in UCD

Open to all UCD Students & Staff Date: May 10th, 2018 Time: 1-2PM Place: C005 Health Sciences Building, University College Dublin Register here: https://raising-confident-and-competent-children.eventbrite.ie This is the third in a series of seminars organised by the UCD CHilD Research Centre. … Continue reading

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Free “Parenting Teens” Seminar in UCD

“Raising Responsible Teenagers” Seminar Open to all UCD Students & Staff Date: March 12, 2018 Time: 1-2PM Place: Science Hub D-H.113SCH Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/raising-responsible-teenagers-tickets-43478179405 This is the second in a series of seminars based on the Triple P Positive Parenting Programme … Continue reading

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Free Parenting Seminar in UCD

“The Power of Positive Parenting” Seminar Open to all UCD Students & Staff Date: February 14, 2018 Time: 1-2PM Place: C006 UCD Health Sciences Building Tea and coffee included! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-power-of-positive-parenting-tickets-42676793438 This is the first in a series of parenting … Continue reading

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‘Co-production? Children and young people’s involvement in collective decision making’ Seminar

This lecture on child and youth participation will be led by Professor Kay Tisdall from the University of Edinburgh on Thursday February 8th from 1-2 pm in the Geary Institute, Geary Seminar Room, presented by the UCD CHilD-RC in association … Continue reading

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UCD CHilD Research Centre – Annual Research Meet 13th December 2017

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre (CHilD-RC) will hold its Annual Research Meet on the 13th December 2017. This annual meeting is an opportunity for Centre members to present and discuss their research with an interdisciplinary audience. The … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Silvia Bel-Serrat

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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Deirdre Coy

PhD Student in UCD School of Economics, Thesis topic: Essays on the Economics of Early Childhood Intervention; Description: This research looks at the economic impact of an early childhood intervention through investigating effects on hospital service use, cost-benefit analysis of … Continue reading

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Dympna Devine

UCD School of Education

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Danielle Douglas

PhD Student in UCD School of Education, Thesis topic: ‘Who am I when I am not with you?’ Identity construction of children and young people within and across their social worlds in foster care; Description: This thesis is focused on … Continue reading

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Michelle Downes

UCD School of Psychology

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Orla Doyle

UCD School of Economics

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Ilaria Esposito

PhD Student in UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Thesis topic: School Friends Study; Description: The School Friend Study will follow up a longitudinal cohort of twins (ESPRiT Study) at age 7-10 to explore adverse social experiences during primary … Continue reading

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Amanda Fitzgerald

UCD School of Psychology

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Eileen Furlong

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Lisa Garavin

PhD Student in UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice, Thesis topic: An exploration of the interface of the child protection social worker and the Guardian ad Litem service; Description: I am undertaking a qualitative research piece … Continue reading

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Aisling Geraghty

PhD Student in UCD School of Medicine, Thesis topic: The ROLO Kids from Pregnancy to Five Years: Insights into Maternal Nutrition, Epigenetics and Lifestyle Factors; Description: My PhD research focused on factors associated with child growth and body composition up … Continue reading

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Mirjam Heinen

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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Eilis Hennessy

UCD School of Psychology

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Rachel Howe

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Christopher Jepsen

UCD School of Economics

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Jennifer Keating

PhD Student in UCD School of Psychology, Thesis topic: The contribution of sensory processing to the relationship between sleep and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in at-risk infants; Description: This project aims to examine the impact of sleep problems and sensory … Continue reading

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Cliodhna Martin

PhD Student in UCD School of Education, Thesis topic: Dublin – a child friendly city? An interdisciplinary study of children and young peoples agency in, and lived experience of, the urban environment, 1997- 2017; Description: This interdisciplinary study draws on … Continue reading

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Claire McCafferty

PhD Student in UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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Aislinn McCourt

PhD Student in UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Thesis topic: Targeting improved vitamin D status for older adults (NutriPlus)

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