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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September 17, 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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June 24, 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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May 27, 2010

Second North South rail seminar

The Centre held the second seminar in Dublin on Thursday 27 May 2010 to discuss the Dublin-Belfast rail line and the Enterprise service between Ireland’s two main cities (the first was in Belfast on 11 March). The reason for holding these seminars is concern among regular users, and others who for business or research reasons […]

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