February 7, 2014

CCBS/ICLRD Joint Conference 2014: “Towards a Border Development Zone”

7th February 2014 The 2014 Centre for Cross Border Studies  / International Centre for Local and Regional Development  Annual Joint Conference was held in the Cavan Crystal Hotel on the 30th and 31st of January, bringing together policy makers, academics, and practitioners to discuss the latest developments in cross-border cooperation. This year’s conference focused on […]

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February 6, 2014

CCBS Visit Leinster House

On 5th February2014, the Centre for Cross Border Studies gave an informal information session in Leinster House to members of the Oireachtas, facilitated by the Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement. The following Briefing Papers and Presentations from the session are available to download: (Higher) Education: crossing the border [PDF 119Kb] Presentation […]

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February 5, 2014

Universities Ireland: 2014 Bursary & Scholarships Applications now open

Universities Ireland are now accepting applications for the following awards: 2014 PhD History Bursary Universities Ireland is offering one bursary to a student taking a PhD on a topic relating to the 1912-1923 period in Ireland, the decade of the First World War and the division of the island into the states of Ireland (Irish […]

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February 4, 2014

Border Development Zone can deliver on many fronts

Published in the Irish News 4 February 2014 Author: Philip McDonagh, an independent economist based in Northern Ireland. “It will really require the input of the private sector and its representatives from the region to make things happen. The next task will be to harness some of this energy in support of the initiative.” It […]

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January 13, 2014

CCBS responds to UK Govt. review of EU Competences

The Centre for Cross Border Studies has submitted a response to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills in relation to the UK Government’s review of the balance of EU Competences in the area of Social Cohesion. The response is available to download in PDF format below. Summary: In the view of The Centre for […]

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January 10, 2014

PAT-TEIN Project members visit Belfast

Members of the Transfrontier Euro Institute Network (TEIN) from France, Poland, Slovenia, Austria, Germany and the Czech Republic, visited Belfast on 5 and 6 November 2013 for the fourth meeting of the PAT-TEIN project, funded under the EU Leonardo Transfer of Innovation Programme. Partners are working together to adapting a Toolkit for Cross-border project management […]

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December 18, 2013

EMR2020 project: Maastricht, 13 December 2013

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was in Maastricht on 13 December to participate in an ‘Expert Panel’ on Instruments and capacity building for territorial monitoring and impact assessment, hosted by the Euregio Meuse-Rhine. This was the closing event of the EMR2020 project, funded under the EU INTERREG IVA programme, which has been developing a future strategy […]

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December 16, 2013

Seasons greetings

From all the staff and Board Members of The Centre for Cross Border Studies. Note: We will be closed from Tuesday 24th December 2013 to Friday 3rd January 2013.

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December 3, 2013

Matching Service for SCoTENS North/South Research Projects launched

In line with its objective of providing a supportive framework for collaborative research and professional activities in teacher education in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the Standing Conference on Teacher Education North and South (SCoTENS) provides SEED FUNDING for projects such as research, conferences and exchanges which further this objective. The purpose of […]

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November 4, 2013

BORDER-ZINE – November issue published

Issue 5 of BORDER-ZINE was published today. Sign up to receive your copy or use the handy form on the right hand side of this page. In this issue: FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Call for SCoTENS North/South Research Projects, January 2014 – 2015 New EU Law allows for cross-border healthcare Border Roads to Memories & Reconciliation Project […]

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October 31, 2013

Feedback report on the BCT event – 18 Oct 2013, Newry

The Building Change Trust commissioned an opinion piece by Andy Pollak and Brian Harvey of the Centre for Cross Border Studies: “The Potential for Cross Border Exchange and Learning in respect of change in the Community and Voluntary Sector.” [PDF 4068 KB] A well attended open seminar and debate was held in support of the report […]

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