Previous Events

Event Date: 9th September 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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Event Date: 7th December 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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Event Date: 25th November 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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Event Date: 17th November 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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Event Date: 28th October 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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Event Date: 14th October 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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Event Date: 13th October 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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Event Date: 29th September 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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Event Date: 23rd September 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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Event Date: 17th September 2010

Malcolm Skilbeck addresses Universities Ireland council meeting

The internationally eminent Australian educationalist, Professor Malcolm Skilbeck, was the speaker at the autumn Universities Ireland council meeting on 17th September 2010 in Dublin. Professor Skilbeck was Professor and Dean of Education at the University of Ulster from 1971 to 1975. In 1976 he took on the leadership of the newly founded Australian Curriculum Development […]

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Event Date: 24th June 2010

Second North/South Research Forum meeting

Cross Border Creativity & Innovation Thursday 24 June 2010, 10am-1pm Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The second meeting of the North/South Research Forum (NSRF), organised by the Centre with EU INTERREG funding, took place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk at 10 am on Thursday 24 June 2010. The NSRF brings together researchers, policy-makers and […]

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Event Date: 20th May 2010

Border People User Group(3) – The Frontier Worker

The Frontier or Cross Border Worker was the topic of discussion at Border People’s third seminar which took place on the 20th May 2010 in Derry. The event brought together cross border workers and organisations in the North West region that have a vested interest in the provision of cross-border information and cross-border employment. Guest […]

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