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UCD CHiLD Annual Conference 2022 – Call for Abstracts

The UCD CHiLD – CRN Annual Conference will take place on Thursday 8 December 2022 in University College Dublin (UCD). The conference theme is ”Disrupted Lives: Inequalities and Disadvantages for Children and Youth on the island of Ireland”. The call for … Continue reading

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September 2022 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! NEW PUBLICATIONS •Hennessy, E., Heary, C., & Michail, M. (2022). Understanding Youth Mental Health: Perspectives from Theory and Practice. McGrawHill Open University Press, 1st Edition. •Kennedy, M., Loftus, M., Lafferty, … Continue reading

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Summer 2022 Monthly Memo

CONGRATULATIONS Well done to UCD CHiLD members Jenny Symonds, Laura Taylor, Seaneen Sloan, Eilis Hennessy and Niki Nearchou for organising a fantastic EARA (European Association for Research on Adolescence) conference in Dublin this August!!! Well done to the Children’s Research … Continue reading

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May 2002 Monthly Memo

COFFEE MORNING We held a UCD CHiLD coffee morning on May. It was lovely to catch up with members in person after so long! UPCOMING EVENTS UCD Open Day •The Helping Kids! lab will have a booth at UCD Open … Continue reading

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April 2022 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! NEW PUBLICATIONS Alexander D., Quirke M., Doyle C., Hill K., Masterson K. & Brenner M. (2022) The Meaning Given to Bioethics as a Source of Support by Physicians who Care for Children … Continue reading

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March 2022 Monthly Memo

UCD CHiLD FUNDING We are pleased to announce that the UCD CHiLD Centre has been awarded funding by the UCD School of Economics’ Research Funding Scheme. This grant will be used to fund a range of upcoming CHiLD events, so … Continue reading

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February 2022 Monthly Memo

NEW PUBLICATIONS •Shamoa-Nir, L., Razpurker-Apfeld, I., Dautel, J.B., & Taylor, L.K. (in press). Understanding intergroup conflict: How do children in a divided society perceive group differences? Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology. • • MEDIA ENGAGEMENT •Director of the CHiLD Centre, Dr. Orla … Continue reading

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January 2022 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! NEW PUBLICATIONS •Taylor, L. K., Tomašić Humer, J., & Dautel, J. B. (in press). Predictors of outgroup empathy among children in a conflict-affected society. Children & Society. •Browne, A., Stafford, O., Berry, A., … Continue reading

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October 2021 Monthly Memo

LAUNCH OF UCD RESILIENCE & HEALTH LAB Congratulations to CHiLD member, Dr Niki Nearchou, Assistant Professor with the School of Psychology, for establishing the UCD Resilience & Health Lab. •The Lab is a nexus of generating research on understanding the complex … Continue reading

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September Monthly Memo 2021

PUBLICATIONS ·Taylor, L.K., & McKeown, S. (in press). Adolescent outgroup helping, collective action, and political activism in a setting of protracted conflict. International Journal of Intercultural Relations. ·Motyer, G., Kiely, P. & Fitzgerald, A. (2021). Adolescents’ Experiences of Idiopathic Scoliosis in the Presurgical Period: A … Continue reading

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August 2021 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent publications! 1. Moran, D., & Taylor, L. K. (in press). Outgroup prosocial behaviour among children and adolescents in conflict settings. Current Opinion in Psychology. 2. O Reilly, A., McKenna, N., & Fitzgerald, A. (2021). Measuring goal … Continue reading

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July 2021 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! 1. Growing Up in Digital Europe (GUIDE) has been included in the 2021 European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) Roadmap – marking it among the highest quality and most … Continue reading

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June 2021 Monthly Memo

This month we welcome 2 new CHilD members from the UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science: Dr. Jenny Kavanagh & Ohood Alharbi Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! Rachel Farrell (School of Education) … Continue reading

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May 2021 Monthly Memo

This month we welcome 2 new CHilD student members: Katie Hill and Martina Kennedy from the UCD School of Nursing UCD School of Midwifery and Health Systems Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! FUNDING: •Dympna Devine … Continue reading

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April 2021 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements! FUNDING: 1. Three CHiLD members have been awared IRC Employment-Based Postgraduate Programme awards: Jennifer Symonds (UCD School of Education): €24,000 from Irish Research Council for project entitled An Irish National Study … Continue reading

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March 2021 Monthly Memo

This month we have welcomed 3 new CHilD members: Dr. Flavia Santos from the UCD School of Psychology Dr. Maebh Harding from the UCD Sutherland School of Law Dr. Joseph Mooney from the UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work … Continue reading

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Feb 2021 Monthly Memo

Welcome to the first UCD CHiLD ‘Monthly Memo’. Below we highlight some of the recent achievements of our members. Congratulations to the following  CHiLD members on their recent achievements: Chris Jepsen from the School of Economics whose paper on the … Continue reading

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2020 Conference Videos now available

The Annual UCD CHiLD conference took place on 11th December 2020. It was a fantastic morning attracting over 70 participants with talks across multiple disciplines. Video presentations from the webinar are now available here

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UCD CHiLD Conference 11th Dec 2020

The UCD CHiLD annual research conference takes place on Friday 11th December, 9.20-13.00. The theme of this year’s conference is ”The Impact of Covid-19 on Children’s Health and Development”. Please click here to register. 

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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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Parenting seminar on child nutrition – 27th Feb

As part of UCD’s UCD Healthy Eating Week – the UCD Nutrition Society, in partnership with the UCD CHilD-RC will be running a healthy eating workshop for parents. This workshop will take a practical look at the healthy eating guidelines for … Continue reading

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UCD CHilD Monthly Seminar – 17th Feb 2020

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre is pleased to host the first in a series of monthly lunchtime seminars. The first seminar will take place on Monday 17th February at 1pm in the UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy seminar room. … 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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