December 9, 2010

The Future of Public Sector Cross Border Co-operation in a Difficult Financial Climate

Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast Thursday 9 December 2010 10.00am – 1.00pm The North South Research Forum, which meets twice a year, offers an opportunity for academics and other professional researchers, public officials, funders, policy makers and other interested parties to meet in a semi-formal setting to discuss research, policy and practice of particular relevance to […]

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December 7, 2010

Universities Ireland-Joint Business Council North/South Scholarships award ceremony

7 December 2010 Stormont Hotel, Belfast The Permanent Secretary of the NI Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, David Sterling (standing in for the Minister, Arlene Foster MLA, who was taken ill) presented the 2010 Universities Ireland/IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council North/South postgraduate scholarships to five students at a ceremony in the Stormont Hotel in Belfast on […]

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November 25, 2010

First Pilot Impact Assessment Toolkit Workshop

Thursday 25 November 2010 Canal Court Hotel, Newry, 9.30am –  4.30pm The Centre for Cross Border Studies is working in partnership with the Euro Institute in Germany to develop a Toolkit for the Impact Assessment of Cross Border Co-operation programmes and projects. This project is funded under the Interreg IVA programme through the Special EU […]

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November 17, 2010

Conference: The Agreement Generation: An Opportunity for Change?

The Agreement Generation is a conference co-sponsored by the John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies at UCD and Universities Ireland.  Its theme is the opportunity for change in Northern Ireland and all-island politics, and the role in this change of the younger generation who have come of age during the peace process period of […]

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October 28, 2010

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)

28-29 October 2010 Hilton Hotel, Belfast The 2010 conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) took place in the Hilton Hotel in Belfast on 28-29 October. The conference, entitled ‘Teacher Education for Inclusion’, will mark the 10th anniversary of the highly successful 2000 cross-border conference of people involved in teacher […]

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October 14, 2010

Planning for Cross-Border Hospital Services Seminar

Emerging Findings Seminar Thursday 14 October 2010 Fairways Hotel, Dundalk 11am – 3pm The Centre for Cross Border Studies, in partnership with the Institute of Public Health in Ireland, has appointed Horwath Bastow Charleton (HBC) to undertake the development of a prototype modelling tool for hospital planning on a border region and all-island basis. This […]

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October 13, 2010

1st North South student debate at TCD

Universities Ireland sponsored the first debate at Trinity College Dublin’s ‘The Hist’ in what was hoped would become a regular debate series in all Irish universities on aspects of the future of the island of Ireland. The title of this first debate was ‘What should Ireland look like in 20 years time?‘ The speakers were: […]

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October 6, 2010

Research articles sought for The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The Centre is seeking high quality research articles on issues of practical cross-border co-operation to include in the 2011 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland. The subject matter of such articles can cover a wide range of areas, including education, training, health, business and the economy, public administration, transport and communications, […]

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September 29, 2010

Mary Robinson addresses 5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Over 100 senior academics and researchers from Northern Ireland, Ireland, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa met for three days in Queen’s University Belfast on 29 September-1 October for the fifth workshop and conference of the Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building. Among the keynote speakers were Dr Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, […]

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September 29, 2010

5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Wednesday 29 September – Friday 1 October 2010 Queen’s University Belfast The fifth and final Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAP) conference and workshop took place at Queen’s University Belfast on Wednesday 29 September-Friday 1 October 2010. Among the keynote speakers will be the former Irish President Dr Mary Robinson; the former head of […]

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September 28, 2010

Centre launches Pilot Impact Assessment Toolkit project

The Centre for Cross Border Studies announced today the beginning of an action research project to develop and pilot an Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross Border Cooperation in Ireland. The Toolkit will be a practical tool to demonstrate the added value of cross border cooperation for those involved in cross border programmes and projects on […]

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September 23, 2010

Border People User Group(4) – The Cross Border Worker

Thursday 23 September 2010 at 10.30am Fairways Hotel, Dundalk The Centre for Cross Border Studies in partnership with the North South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat manages the Border People website –  Border People provides an online signposting service for people who wish to move across the Irish border to live, work or study.  This website […]

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