ARK Research Seminar Videos


Below is a listing of all the ARK research seminars that have been recorded for online viewing since 2004. 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 >

 

There are over 100 ARK Research Seminar Videos with associated documents. You can the search facility below with keywords or names to help find the ARK Research Seminars you are interested in.

 

05th Feb 2015
LGB adults in residential care environments in Wales
Paul Willis - (Swansea University)

ARK Ageing Programme.

There could be someone in here that's gay...?:

The Provision of Inclusive services to older lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) Adults in Residential Care Environments in Wales.

In this seminar, Paul Willis (Swansea University) discusses his recent research on LGB adults in residential care environments in Wales.

The seminar took place on the 5 Feb 2015 at 2.30pm in the Old Staff Common Room, Queens University.

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willis.pdf1.78 MB
12th Jun 2014
Flying the Flag: An update on attitudes to markers of identity in public space
Grainne Kelly (University of Ulster) followed by a response from Peter Osbourne(CRC)

2013 NILT Survey - Preview of Results Seminar

To mark the launch of the 2013 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey, Gráinne Kelly gave a short presentation of some of the survey results on the theme of Flying the Flag: An update on attitudes to markers of identity in public space.

Peter Osborne, chair of the Community Relations Council (CRC), will respond.

This Seminar was presented at Queen's University Belfast on 12th June 2014.

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16th May 2014
Preview of the 2013 Young Life & Times survey results
Dirk Schubotz and Paula Devine

Preview of the 2013 Young Life & Times survey results

Every year, ARK offers policy makers, researchers and anyone concerned with young people's issues the opportunity to get an overview of the key results of the most recent YLT survey, before the full survey results are being released to the general public.

The 2013 YLT survey focused on questions on mental health (including self-harm) and community relations. We will also launch the newest YLT book, celebrating 10 years of the YLT survey.

This Seminar was presented at Queens University Belfast on 16th May 2014.

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24th Feb 2014
Queering the Family: Attitudes towards Lesbian and Gay Relationships and Families in Northern Ireland
Siobhán McAlister, Nicola Carr and Gail Neill

ARK Seminars 2014/15

This seminar will report on 2012 NILT data relating to attitudes towards Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender issues. Given recent policy debates and legislative moves regarding 'gay marriage' and same-sex adoption it will focus specifically on attitudes towards lesbian and gay family and relationships. In so doing, it will consider public attitudes within the context of broader discourses that often underpin policy discussions on 'the family'.

  • Nicola Carr is a lecturer in the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work at Queens University Belfast.
  • Siobhán McAlister is a lecturer in the School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work at Queens University Belfast.
  • Gail Neill is a freelance Youth Worker and Trainer. Over the last 10 years she has worked on LGB youth projects within YouthAction Northern Ireland.

This Seminar was presented at NICVA, 61 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast, on 25th Feb 2014.

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28th Jan 2014
Sexual risks experienced by 16-year olds. Using research evidence to influence policy and practice.
Dirk Schubotz and Meabh Bermingham.

ARK Seminar 2014

This seminar shows how data from ARK's Young Life and Times (YLT) survey on sexual grooming and exploitation of young people informed a participatory Knowledge Exchange project with the aim of influencing policy and practice in this field. The seminar will be presented by Dirk Schubotz (ARK), along with a participant of the project.

This Seminar was presented at NICVA in Belfast on 28th February 2014.

19th Jun 2013
What next? Public attitudes to the long term future for Northern Ireland
Duncan Morrow (UU) and Rick Wilford (QUB)

ARK Seminars: 2013/14

Launch of the 2012 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey data on Political attitudes

This seminar will mark the launch of the 2012 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey data on Political attitudes. In particular the seminar will examine public attitudes towards the long term future for Northern Ireland and how these attitudes have changed over time. The 2012 survey results will be analysed and presented by Dr Morrow. Professor Wilford will respond and discuss the findings in the light of the current political situation.

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04th Jun 2013
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Public awareness and attitudes
Karola Dillenburger, Julie-Ann Jordan and Lyn McKerr

Autism Awareness and Attitudes:
Launch of 2012 Life and Times results

Karola Dillenburger, Julie-Ann Jordan and Lynne McKerr (School of Education, Queens University Belfast) will use 2012 NILT data to explore knowledge and public attitudes to the social, employment, educational and housing issues facing people with autism, as well as highlighting personal experiences.

This Seminar was presented at Queen's University Belfast on 4th June 2013.

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23rd May 2013
2012 YLT Survey - Preview of Results Seminar
Dirk Schubotz and Paula Devine (QUB), and Gillian Robinson (UU)
followed by a response from John O'Dowd, MLA (Minister for Education)

The 2012 YLT Survey Results Preview

This Seminar was presented on 23th May 2013 at Queen's University Belfast

Every year, ARK offers policy makers, researchers and anyone concerned with young people's issues the opportunity to get an overview of the key results of the most recent YLT survey, before the full survey results are being released to the general public.

The event will be held as part of Community Relations Week, and we will consequently focus on YLT survey findings related to community relations, CRED as well as shared education.

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

ARK Seminars 2013/2014

In this seminar, Ken Harland and Sam McCready (University of Ulster) and Michael McKenna (YouthAction) will discuss how results of a longitudinal study of boys aged 11-16 in Northern Ireland can help us understand and appreciate reasons why certain boys may not achieve more successful educational outcomes.

Seminar was presented on 23th April 2013 at NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast

12th Mar 2013
The Role of Heritage in Post-conflict Reconstruction
Marie Louise Stig Sørensen (University of Cambridge)

Joint ARK and INCORE Seminar

Marie Louise Stig Sørensen (University of Cambridge) will outline the role of heritage in post-conflict reconstruction efforts, and identify the challenges encountered when attempting to translate research into policy statements and recommendations.

This Seminar was presented on 12th March 2013 at NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast.

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