Online Research Seminars


Photograph of Research UpdatesBelow is a listing of all the ARK research seminars that have been recorded for online viewing. Included are any documentation and press releases associated with each seminar where applicable. However, if you require hard copy versions of these documents, please contact us by phone (+44 (0) 2871 375513) or send an email to our secretary.

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

Lloyd, Katrina and Devine, Paula, 2006, To stay or not to stay: that is the question, ARK Research Update 45, Belfast: ARK <http:www.ark.ac.uk/publications/updates/update45.pdf>

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We are now on YouTube and intend to place all of our seminars there over time. We will still stream our versions but if you have a problem with them then you can use the YouTube channel.

12th Jun 2014
(2286)
Flying the Flag: An update on attitudes to markers of identity in public space
by Grainne Kelly.
  Research Update 92     Link to video of seminar

16th May 2014
(2285)
Preview of the 2013 Young Life & Times survey results
by Dirk Schubotz and Paula Devine
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

28th Jan 2014
(2275)
Sexual risks experienced by 16-year olds. Using research evidence to influence policy and practice.
by Dirk Schubotz and Meabh Bermingham.
        Link to video of seminar

25th Nov 2013
(2272)
A Truly Shared Future? Attitudes towards migrant communities and minority ethnic people in Northern Ireland
by Dr Philip McDermott
  Research Update 86 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

6th Jun 2013
(2266)
What next? Public attitudes to the long term future for Northern Ireland
by Duncan Morrow (UU) and Rick Wilford (QUB)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

4th Jun 2013
(2265)
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Public awareness and attitudes
by Karola Dillenburger, Julie-Ann Jordan and Lyn McKerr
  Research Update 84 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

23rd May 2013
(2264)
2012 YLT Survey - Preview of Results Seminar
by Dirk Schubotz and Paula Devine (QUB), and Gillian Robinson (University of Ulster)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

23rd Apr 2013
(2261)
Taking Boys Seriously: A 5 year longitudinal study of adolescent male school-life experiences.
by Ken Harland and Sam McCready (University of Ulster) and Michael McKenna (YouthAction)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

12th Mar 2013
(2259)
The Role of Heritage in Post-conflict Reconstruction
by Marie Louise Stig Sřrensen (University of Cambridge)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

12th Feb 2013
(2257)
The Here and There of Things. The Critical making of an Irish/English Diasporic identity
by John Given (www.narrativeworks.co.uk)
        Link to video of seminar

29th Jan 2013
(2258)
Cultures of worklessness: popular myth or miserable reality?
by Professor Tracy Shildrick (Teeside University)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

13th Nov 2012
(2255)
Public attitudes to Peace Walls
by Jonny Byrne, Cathy Gormley-Heenan and Gillian Robinson
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

15th May 2012
(2251)
Preview of Young Life and Times Survey 2011 results
by Dirk Schubotz, Paula Devine and Mark Shevlin
Research Update 79
Research Update 81
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

13th Mar 2012
(2248)
Progressing Reconciliation: Setting future priorities for Northern Ireland
by Gráinne Kelly, INCORE
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

14th Feb 2012
(2247)
Facing the challenge: The impact of the recession and unemployment on mens health in Ireland
by Owen Metcalfe (Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

22nd Nov 2011
(2246)
Developing social care policy: the public voice
by Ann Marie Gray, Lizanne Dowds and Paula Devine
  Research Update 78     Link to video of seminar

18th Oct 2011
(2241)
Dementia: public knowledge and attitudes
by Maria McManus and Paula Devine
  Research Update 77 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

13th Jun 2011
(2238)
Launch of the 2010 Life and Times Survey results
by Paula Devine, Katrina Lloyd, Helen Ferguson and Laura Collins
Research Update 75
Research Update 76
      Press Release Link to video of seminar

14th Apr 2011
(2233)
YLT Preview 2010: Playscapes at 16
by Jacqueline OLoughlin, Brenda Stevenson and Dirk Schubotz
  Research Update 74 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

5th Apr 2011
(2229)
The Evolution of European Identity: Agency and structure depicted by sound and image
by Professor Robert Miller
        Link to video of seminar

15th Mar 2011
(2228)
Attitudes to Disability in Northern Ireland
by Goretti Horgan
        Link to video of seminar

19th Jan 2011
(2225)
Biographical stories of transition to adulthood: Growing up in Northern Ireland 1997- 2010
by Sheena McGrellis (Senior Research Fellow at London South Bank University/University of Ulster)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

16th Nov 2010
(2223)
Protecting the Vunerable
by Professor Chris Whelan
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

19th Oct 2010
(2222)
Get up and go!
by Katie Liston and Paula Devine.
  Research Update 70 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

27th Apr 2010
(2204)
Can we yet deal with the past?
by Dr. Denis Bradley
        Link to video of seminar

26th Apr 2010
(2205)
Preview of the 2009 Young Life and Times Survey Results
by Dr. Dirk Schubotz (QUB), Wendy Osborne (OBE), (Director of the Volunteer Development Agency) and Meave Hully, (Chief Officer of the Patient and Client Council)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

23rd Mar 2010
(2202)
Bullies and Victims at School: How many are involved, what are the health effects, and what are the issues for schools?
by Dr. Conor McGuckin, Trinity College Dublin
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

10th Feb 2010
(2201)
Vacant Seats and Empty Pews
by Bernadette C. Hayes and Lizanne Dowds
  Research Update 65 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

4th Feb 2010
(2200)
CAIN Seminar: Beyond Repair - Using Reparations to Further Gender Justice
by Nahla Valji
        Link to video of seminar

19th Jan 2010
(2199)
Should we worry about Child Poverty in Northern Ireland?
by Goretti Horgan
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

26th Nov 2009
(2196)
CAIN Seminar: Theatre of Witness in Northern Ireland - Bringing People Together
by Teya Sepinuck,TOVA (Artistic Projects for Social Change)
        Link to video of seminar

17th Nov 2009
(2195)
Prejudice and Tolerance in Northern Ireland
by Dr. Neil Jarman, Institute for Conflict Research
  Research Update 63 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

19th Oct 2009
(2142)
The school starting age - too much too soon for four year olds?
by Sue Palmer, Professor Peter Tymms, Mark Langhammer, Dr Liz Fawcett,
      Press Release Link to video of seminar

8th Oct 2009
(2134)
CAIN Seminar Series: Repairing the Irreparable: Challenges facing compensation and reparations in societies in transition.
by Dr. Brandon Hamber, INCORE Director
        Link to video of seminar

25th Jun 2009
(2147)
All our Futures: attitudes to age and ageing in Northern Ireland
by Ann Marie Gray and Eileen Evason
  Research Update 61 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

29th May 2009
(2148)
Getting away from the hurt?
by Dirk Schubotz
  Research Update 60 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

31st Mar 2009
(2133)
CAIN Seminar Series: Commemoration and Peace-making: Reconciling difference or exacerbating conflict?
by Dr. Sara McDowell, University of Ulster
        Link to video of seminar

24th Mar 2009
(2130)
Disconnected Youth? Young people, transitions and social exclusion
by Professor Rob MacDonald, University of Teeside
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

24th Feb 2009
(2129)
Language, Values, Networks and Community Cohesion: Results from Research with Polish people
by Professor Bogusia Temple, University of Central Lancashire
        Link to video of seminar

3rd Feb 2009
(2128)
Childcare Matters
by Dr. Liz Fawcett, Liz Fawcett Consulting
  Research Update 59 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

18th Nov 2008
(2126)
Timescapes: Temporal research through the life course
by Professor Bren Neale, Leeds University
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

13th Nov 2008
(2131)
CAIN Seminar Series: Would a truth recovery process/ a truth commission destabilise the political settlement in Northern Ireland?
by Dr Marie Breen-Smyth, University of Aberystwyth
        Link to video of seminar

16th Oct 2008
(2125)
CAIN Seminar: Stories on Conflict
by Maureen Hetherington
        Link to video of seminar

11th Jun 2008
(2149)
Can Northern Ireland become normal? Attitudes to the role of government in Northern Ireland
by Robin Wilson and Elizabeth Meehan
  Research Update 57 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

13th May 2008
(2121)
Intimate mixing - bridging the gap? Catholic-Protestant relationships in Northern Ireland
by Dr Katrina lloyd (ARK, Queens University Belfast) and Professor Gillian Robinson (ARK, University of Ulster)
  Research Update 54 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

9th Apr 2008
(2124)
Comparing Child Well-being across Nations
by Professor Jonathan Bradshaw, University of York.
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

13th Mar 2008
(2146)
CAIN Seminar: Sewing Memories Through Quilt Making: An International Perspective
by Ms Roberta Bacic
        Link to video of seminar

11th Mar 2008
(2120)
Migration and migrant workers in Northern Ireland.
by Dr Chris Gilligan (Aston University)
(Research updates available in
  Research Update 53 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

6th Mar 2008
(2145)
CAIN Seminar: Ten Years of Working with Victims
by Sir Kenneth Bloomfield KCB
        Link to video of seminar

21st Feb 2008
(2144)
CAIN Seminar: Victims, Survivors or Political Pawns
by Katy Radford and Sara Templer
        Link to video of seminar

12th Feb 2008
(2119)
Persistent child poverty in Northern Ireland: Evidence from the Northern Ireland Household Panel Survey
by Dr Katrina Lloyd (ARK, Queens University Belfast) and Marina Monteith (Save the Children).
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

22nd Jan 2008
(2118)
What difference does a decade make? Satisfaction with the NHS in Northern Ireland in 1996 and 2006
by Dr. Ann Marie Gray
  Research Update 52 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

11th Dec 2007
(2117)
A Deliberative Poll on Education: What provision do informed parents in Northern Ireland want?
by Dr David Russell (Queens University Belfast) and Dr Ian OFlynn (Newcastle University)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

5th Dec 2007
(2152)
Different Age, Different Attitude to Community Relations: Is this the case in Northern Ireland
by Professor Gillian Robinson (Director of INCORE and ARK), Professorial Lecture.
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

24th Oct 2007
(2116)
Flags: Who wants them up, who puts them up and how long do they stay up?
by Dr. Dominic Bryan (Queens University Belfast)
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

18th Oct 2007
(2115)
CAIN Seminar: Accessing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Archive: Possible Lessons for Northern Ireland
by Mr Piers Pigou (Director of the South African History Archive)
        Link to video of seminar

19th Jun 2007
(2114)
Who Cares Now? Changes in Informal Caring 1994 to 2006
by Eileen Evason
  Research Update 51 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

2nd May 2007
(2111)
Understanding childrens pathways through care
by Emma Larkin, Queens University
    Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar

14th Mar 2007
(2110)
Tactical voting and ticket splitting: how rigidly defined are 'nationalist' and 'unionist' voters in Northern Ireland?
by Nicholas Whyte
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

21st Feb 2007
(2109)
Attitudes to and experience of complementary medicine in Northern Ireland
by Professor Suzanne McDonough
  Research Update 50 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

17th Jan 2007
(2112)
Qualitative data on the Northern Ireland Conflict
by Prof Robert Miller, Dr Peter McLoughlin, Dr Mark McNally from Queens University
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

13th Dec 2006
(2108)
Young Women in Northern Ireland - Key finding and policy and practice implications from a qualitative study
by Dr Anne Marie Gray (University of Ulster) and Siobhan McAllister (Youth Action)
    Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

29th Nov 2006
(2107)
A 'green and pleasant land'? Attitudes to the countryside in Northern Ireland
by Dr Sally Shortall (Queens University Belfast)
  Research Update 47 Presentation Slides Press Release Link to video of seminar

7th Nov 2006
(2101)
Should Northern Ireland have a Truth Commission
by Dr Patricia Lundy (University of Ulster) and Mark McGovern (Edgehill College)
  Research Update 46 Presentation Slides   Link to video of seminar


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