ARK Research Updates

Below is a listing of all the ARK Research Updates dating from 1999, all of which are available in PDF format. Many of the Research Updates have been presented as seminars and where possible these seminars have been recorded onto video and can be viewed within your web browser here.image of Research Updates

However, if you require hard copy versions of these documents, please contact us by phone (+44 (0) 2871 675441) or send email us.

All work that refers to an ARK Research Update should acknowledge it using the appropriate bibliographic citation. For example:

Robinson, Gillian and Devine, Paula, 2017, Bonfires, flags, identity and cultural traditions, ARK Research Update 119, Belfast: ARK < >


There are over 100 ARK Research Updates available in PDF form for download. You can the search facility below with keywords, a year or month or a name to help find the ARK Research Updates you are interested in.


13th Jun 2018
Public Attitudes to UK Armed Forces
Professor Chérie Armour and Dr Bethany Waterhouse-Bradley (Ulster University)
update121.pdf271.82 KB
23rd May 2018
Young Peoples Experiences of "Stop and Search" Powers in Northern Ireland
by Dr John Topping (Lecturer of Criminology, QUB)
update120.pdf360.99 KB
25th Jan 2018
In their own words: Young People’s Attitudes to Community Relations in Northern Ireland
by Grace Kelly
update117.pdf394.52 KB
22nd Nov 2017
Bonfires, Flags, Identity and Cultural Traditions
Gillian Robinson and Paula Devine
update119.pdf436.26 KB
12th Sep 2017
Culture Matters: Young People’s Perspectives
Grace Kelly and Martina McKnight
28th Jun 2017
No Change: Northern Ireland Attitudes and Social Care Policy
by Ann Marie Gray and Paula Devine
update114.pdf213.92 KB
23rd Jun 2017
Waking up in a different country: Brexit and Northern Ireland
Cathy Gormley-Heenan, Arthur Aughey and Paula Devine
update116.pdf196.08 KB
19th Jun 2017
Raise the Age? Childrens attitudes towards the minimum age of criminal responsibility
Siobhan McAlister, Nicola Carr, Clare Dwyer and Katrina Lloyd
16th Jun 2017
Attitudes to abortion in Northern Ireland
Professor Ann Marie Gray (Ulster University).
update115.pdf324.46 KB
08th May 2017
Racism and intolerance towards minority ethnic groups in Northern Ireland
by Lucy Michael
update112.pdf700.69 KB