Past Projects

May 1, 2003


Visit and discover what it can do for you The Centre has developed Border Ireland an on-line information signposting system to direct people to existing points of cross-border information in the public domain. The website acts as a one-stop shop for researchers, policy makers, community development workers, businesses and the general public providing, for the first […]

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April 1, 2003

Ireland as a Centre of Excellence in Third Level Education

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 1 10 – 11 October 2002 Armagh City Hotel This conference is the first of a series of six higher education conferences which are being organised by the Department for Employment and Learning in Belfast and the Department of Education and Science in Dublin, together with representatives of the university, […]

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March 1, 2003

Citizenship and Science Exchange (CaSE) Schools Project

The purpose of this 30-month study, which was run in partnership with Dublin City University, was to enable students to critically evaluate the inter-related roles of science and citizenship. It also aimed to develop an awareness of the interdependencies that exist between communities in the border region. The project centred on a shared web resource […]

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December 1, 2002

Pride of Our Place: Phase II

2002 – 2006 This is a three-year project to bring together a group of primary schools in border areas in both jurisdictions which have suffered from the Northern Ireland conflict so that they can study a key feature or area in their locality by looking at it historically and geographically, and then explore it in […]

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March 1, 2002

Towards a Green Isle? Local Sustainable Development on the Island of Ireland

This report represents the outcome of a one-year research project on local sustainable development and the implementation of Local Agenda 21 on the island of Ireland. The project was commissioned by the Centre for Cross Border Studies from a cross-border team of researchers: Geraint Ellis, Dr Bill Neill and Una Hand of the School of Environmental Planning at […]

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February 1, 2002

Towards a Strategic Economic and Business Research Agenda for the Island of Ireland

A preliminary study for IntertradeIreland to assist in their evolution of a strategic economic and business policy research agenda needed for the development of cross-border trade and business development and an efficient island economy over the next five-ten years. This work was completed by D’Arcy Smyth Associates in Dublin on behalf of the Centre. The study’s […]

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July 1, 2001


In 2000 University for Industry commissioned the Centre to undertake a study to examine the feasability and appropriateness of UfI developing its learndirect initiative in the Republic of Ireland, and how its operation in Northern Ireland might impact on the Republic. This study, carried out by Paul McGill and Mark Morgan, found a positive attitude to […]

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