Our Programmes and Projects
We’ll bring our expertise and experience to innovate and transform through new knowledge and rigorous scientific investigation.
ENRICH (EvaluatioN of wRaparound in Ireland for CHildren and families) involves a five-year programme of research designed to help promote child health and family wellbeing early in life. The research is funded by the Health Research Board and is being conducted in collaboration with a team of senior academics from Queen’s University Belfast, York University and the University of Ulster.
Our new PRIMERA (Promoting Research and Innovation in Mental hEalth seRvices for fAmilies) research programme – funded by the HSE – is investigating family-focused services and supports for parents with a diagnosed mental illness and their children (0-18yrs).
The COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology (CONTEXT) is a three-year doctoral training programme funded by the European Commission. The goal of CONTEXT is to conduct high quality, innovative research, build capacity and expertise, and foster innovative practice in the area of global psychotraumatology. CONTEXT aims to advance scientific knowledge regarding psychological responses to trauma across varying populations and contexts.
Our other research covers a range of topics including: mental health and well-being in children and young people; disability; long-term unemployment and well-being; mathematical learning difficulties in school-aged children and young people; and communication skills for Health Care Professionals working in end-of-life care.