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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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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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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Seminar Series 2015

Seminar 12 March 2015 Seminar Series Schedule 2014

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