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.

Total number of items - 118


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.

Slides
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.

Slides
12th Feb 2013
The Here and There of Things. The Critical making of an Irish/English Diasporic identity
John Given (www.narrativeworks.co.uk)

ARK Seminar Series 2013/14

In this seminar, John Given (www.narrativeworks.co.uk) will explore one Irish family's experience of emigration using biographical narrative. Through a digital collage of family photographs, music, video and poetry, the project creates a unique storytrack through which memories of their own family's story are evoked.

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

29th Jan 2013
Cultures of worklessness: popular myth or miserable reality?
Professor Tracy Shildrick (Teeside University)

ARK Seminars Series 2013/14

In this seminar, Professor Tracy Shildrick (Teeside University) will examine the idea that intergenerational 'cultures of worklessness' exist in some families, influencing patterns of worklessness in the UK.

This Seminar was presented at NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast on 29th January 2013.

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13th Nov 2012
Public attitudes to Peace Walls
Jonny Byrne, Cathy Gormley-Heenan and Gillian Robinson

ARK Seminar Series 2012/13

This seminar by Dr. Jonny Byrne, Dr Cathy Gormley-Heenan and Professor Gillian Robinson presents findings from new research examining the publics attitudes and awareness of peace walls.

This Seminar was presented at NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast on 13th November 2012.

Slides
30th May 2012
Loneliness in Northern Ireland Adolescents (Launched at YLT 2011 preview seminar)
Siobhan Murphy and Mark Shevlin

2011 YLT Survey - Preview of Results Seminar

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.

This Seminar was held at Queens University (Room OG074, Lanyon Building) on 15th May 2012, 12.30-14.15.

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Slides
13th Mar 2012
Progressing Reconciliation: Setting future priorities for Northern Ireland
Gráinne Kelly, INCORE

ARK Seminar Series 2011/12

Gráinne Kelly (International Conflict Research Institute, University of Ulster) will present the findings of qualitative research undertaken in 2010 which set out to document the outstanding challenges and key priorities for progressing reconciliation and good relations in Northern Ireland, as identified by key political and community leaders.

This Seminar was presented on the 13th March 2012 at NICVA Headquarters, Duncairn Gdns, Belfast

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14th Feb 2012
Facing the challenge: The impact of the recession and unemployment on mens health in Ireland
Owen Metcalfe (Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland)

ARK Seminar Series 2011/12:

In this presentation, Owen Metcalfe (Director, Institute of Public Health in Ireland) will focus on recent research exploring the adverse effects of the economic recession, and the accompanying rise in unemployment, on men's mental health.

This Seminar was presented on the 14th February 2012 at NICVA Headquarters, Duncairn Gdns, Belfast

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22nd Nov 2011
Developing social care policy: the public voice
Ann Marie Gray, Lizanne Dowds and Paula Devine

ARK Seminars Series 2011/12

This Seminar was presented on the 20th November 2011 at NICVA Headquarters, Duncairn Gdns, Belfast

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