Powerful Conversations for Change 7th National Social Marketing Conference NUI Galway, December 10th 2015


Building upon the success of individual level behaviour change interventions, Powerful Conversations for Change looks at the broadening body of systems-thinking and innovative insights which recognises the need to integrate individual interventions with community and policy level campaigns. A systems approach to social change recognises “society-wide involvement in and engagement with health and wellbeing promotion and improvement” (HI, 2014, p.9).

IRC New Foundations Scheme for Civic and Community Engagement

The Irish Research Council is delighted to announce that the New Foundations scheme is now open for applications. The deadline for submission of applications is: 12.00 noon, Tuesday 22nd December 2015. Further details can be found here: www.research.ie

New Foundations 2015

This year, the scheme will include three distinct strands:

Scholarship for Service Learning Opportunity in Uganda (ISLA)

The International Service Learning Alliance in association with Foundation for Community Development and Empowerment, based in the United States are now offering scholarships for our service-learning internship in Uganda. Scholarships are available for a Winter or Spring start date and applications are due October 21. 

Students can learn about the internships in Uganda via  www.-isla-serve.org

Read full Press Release Here

Seeking Applications for visiting U.S. Fullbright Specialists

The Fulbright Commission of Ireland is seeking applications from Irish institutions until 13th November 2015 to bring a U.S. Fulbright Specialist to their institution for two to six weeks from March 2016.  It is a creative and cost-effective way of accessing U.S. academics and professionals who might not be free to come for longer periods. The program enables Irish colleges, research centers, and educational and cultural institutions to invite U.S.

Ireland Canada Research Exchange Scholarship Programme

The Irish Canada University Foundation ( ICUF) are developing research links between Ireland and Canada through the provision of scholarships and fellowships available for mobility between Ireland and Canada for PhD students/postdocs and established researchers.

European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation. Apply Now!

Europe introduced its first award for scientific research to find appropriate responses to social challenges. The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research and Innovation is launched with the aim of celebrating excellent research practices by actively exploring, articulating and sharing promising innovative responsible research practices across Europe.

Call for Proposals: European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation

New Call for proposals

Have you successfully incorporated innovative methods to align your research with the needs of society? Do you contribute responsibly to the development of a smart, inclusive and sustainable society?

The European Foundations Award for Responsible Research & Innovation invites you to share your responsible research project and receive €20.000!


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