1 - Jan/2023
Welcome to our first newsletter in 2023. Integral to our work is the ARK team, as well as collaborations within the universities and beyond. In this edition, we're pleased to welcome a new team member, as well as marking the passing of a friend and colleague.
Welcome to new ARK team member
The ARK team was saddened to hear of the passing of our friend and colleague, Professor Eileen Evason (Emeritus Professor of Social Policy and Administration at Ulster University). Eileen worked with ARK on numerous projects, including experiences and attitudes relating to pensions and retirement
. Her knowledge of pensions, benefits and social security legislation was encyclopaedic, and she will be greatly missed.
ARK is Northern Ireland's social policy hub. Established in 2000 by researchers at Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University, its primary goal is to increase the accessibility and use of academic data and research. Most of our dissemination is via our website at www.ark.ac.uk
, which is divided into five main areas:
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