When? Monday 12th March 2018, 10.30 am to 1.30 pm
Where? Institute for Lifecourse and Society, NUI Galway
Why Student Volunteering Research?
The recent expansion of Irish HEI community engagement initiatives supporting student volunteering raises important questions and the Symposium will be a critical, safe place to build a scholarly layer of enquiry.
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Matt Baillie Smith, Professor of International Development at Northumbria University
Baillie Smith’s research interests are centred on international development, citizenship and civil society, with particular interests in volunteering and development, development education and NGOs in the Global North and South. He also has interests in qualitative research methodologies in development and in processes of co-production between scholars and practitioners.
Speakers from across Ireland came to share their research from across higher education, civil society organisations and national bodies- read their abstracts here.
Stuart Garland, Volunteer Ireland
Measuring and Evaluating the Impact of Volunteer Programmes Using the Volunteer Impact Assessment
Rhonda Wynne, UCD in the Community
Community, Volunteering and Leadership: An Evolving Module
Áine Lynch, Comhlámh
Striving for Standards in Volunteering
Up next we have Aine Lynch from @Comhlamh- "Striving for Standards in Volunteering."— studentvolunteer.ie (@StudentVol_IE) March 12, 2018
We are proud to support and endorse the @Comhlamh's Code of Good Practice for Sending Volunteering for ALL international opportunities student engage with on our platform. pic.twitter.com/UmDA9OYdVN
Dr Maura Farrell, School of Geography and Archaeology, NUI Galway
Project-Based Learning: Rural Volunteerism
Up next is @MFNUIG from @GeogNUIG to talk to us about her work on a project based initiative on Rural Volunteerism in collaboration with @voluntireland @volunteergalway and @etownz_ie. pic.twitter.com/Rg9LsoIyw6— studentvolunteer.ie (@StudentVol_IE) March 12, 2018
Lorraine Tansey, ALIVE Student Volunteering Programme, NUI Galway
Critical Reflections on Student Volunteering: A Practice Based Inquiry
Last up we had two talks from our very own WG members!@lorrainetansey from @ALIVEnuigalway speaking about her practice based inquiry on critical reflection for student volunteering.@hollydignam from @UCDCommunity closed us out with a presentation about @StudentVol_IE! pic.twitter.com/QWXoWA4dJu— studentvolunteer.ie (@StudentVol_IE) March 12, 2018
Holly Dignam, StudentVolunteer.ie
Thanks so much to all of the participants today. Great chance to share and develop our research skills. We are so impressed with the interactive and committed participants #engaged #studentvolunteer18 https://t.co/WkXPTAl3IW— NUI Galway ALIVE (@ALIVEnuigalway) March 12, 2018
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