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Queen’s Awarded Grant to Develop Advance Care Planning Resource for Nursing Homes During COVID

A research team from the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Queen’s University Belfast has been awarded a £263,701 grant to create an online advance care planning resource for nursing homes during a COVID-19 outbreak.

John Moriarty interviewed about COVID-19 Inequalities on BBC News (July 2020)

Dr John Moriarty, CESI Fellow and Public Engagement Lead, has recently been interviewed for BBC News about the socio-economic inequalities present in deaths from COVID-19 throughout Northern Ireland.

COVID-19 Research Roundtable Video Series (July 2020)

In this video series, Professor Emma Flynn, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise at Queen's, talks to academics and practitioners from within and beyond the University, in five Roundtable panel discussions.

National COVID-19 Task Force (July 2020)

CESI Quality Education Theme Lead Dr Laura Dunne has been invited to represent Northern Ireland on a UK-wide COVID-19 Taskforce.

COVID-19 Emergency Response co-ordinated by the Public Health Agency (July 2020)

CESI Fellows Dr Laura Dunne and Dr Sarah Miller have been invited to join the Behaviour Change Group (BCG), an Emergency Response co-ordinated by the Public Health Agency.

Developing a Digital Resource to Support Families Affected by Cancer in Vietnam (June 2020)

CESI Associate Fellow Dr Olinda Santin has been awarded an ESRC Impact Accelerator Account award to develop a digital resource to support families affected by cancer in Vietnam.

New Suicide Prevention Research Network for Northern Ireland (June 2020)

CESI Fellow Dr Karen Galway at Queen’s University Belfast and Professor Siobhan O’Neill at Ulster University have collaborated to establish a new Suicide Prevention Research Network for Northern Ireland.

Jonathan Breckon, Alliance for Useful Evidence, appointed CESI Visiting Fellow (June 2020)

CESI is pleased to announce that Jonathan Breckon, Director of the Alliance for Useful Evidence at Nesta, has been appointed as CESI Visiting Fellow.

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account Success: Mental Health Researcher Secondment (June 2020)

Professor Gavin Davidson and Dr Claire McCartan have secured funding for a short Early Career Researcher secondment based with the Department of Health NI.

Sustainable Cities and Communities: Round-up (June 2020)

The Sustainable Cities and Communities strand is currently involved in a number of funded projects and grant applications. Here is a digest of current activity which reflects the diversity and range of collaborative work within this theme.

CESI Rapid Response to COVID-19 (May 2020)

CESI continues to draw on over 25 years of experience in interdisciplinary research into finding solutions for key societal issues involving children, families and communities, by responding to the COVID-19 pandemic collaboratively.