DCU's Higher Education Research Centre is Irish Partner in the UNIBILITY 'University Meets Social Responsibility' Project

In 2010 DCU's Higher Education Research Centre (HERC) became Ireland’s first university based research centre to focus explicitly on issues of higher education and lifelong learning. Located in the office of DCU’s Vice-President for Academic Affairs, HERC grew out of the interdisciplinary research network LEARN (Learning Education and Academic Research Network).

UCD introduces its newly established UCD in the Community Team!

As well as welcoming close to 5,000 new students in September, 2016, UCD is also excited to introduce its newly established UCD in the community team!

The team have been recently established to support UCD in its commitment to civic and community engagement strategy and the National Campus Engage Charter -  to create a space that is conducive to support students and staff to deliver social impact from their work. 

Campus Engage and IRC Engaged Research National Consultations coming to a location near you! 

During September and October 2016 the Campus Engage Engaged Research Working Group will be consulting as widely as possible with stakeholders, including academic staff, CSOs, funding agencies, policy officials and others, to gather information on engaged research challenges and enablers, case studies, impact, methods & techniques, and how to establish effective civic and civil society partnerships.

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement- New Issue Published

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement is delighted to announce the publication of its latest issue at https://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/ijcre. We invite you to review the Table of Contents here and then visit the website to review articles and items of interest.

Gateways: International Journal of Community Research and Engagement Vol 9, No 1 (2016) Table of Contents

ReelLIFE SCIENCE Schools Video Competition 2016

The ReelLIFE SCIENCE Schools Video Competition is back for 2016, with €3000 on offer for primary and post-primary students and teachers with a passion for Science. Schools are challenged to communicate a science topic (e.g How Things Work, The Heart, Irish Science Heroes) to the public via a short animated or live action video. Closing date is Friday October 14th. ReelLIFE SCIENCE is supported by Science Foundation Ireland and the CURAM Centre for Research in Medical Devices. More information at www.reellifescience.com.

Masters Research Scholarship Opportunities at IT Tralee

We would like to inform you about the Masters Research Scholarship Opportunities at IT Tralee, Ireland.

One of them is: "Designing and evaluating the impact of an inclusive aquatic training programme for aquatic tutors and teachers".

There is a bursary of €12,000 available as part of this research.

For further details and the other Master Research Scholarship Opportunities please follow this link:

Registration now open for NCCPE UK Engage 2016, Bristol 29th & 30th November

The NCCPE UK team are calling for contributions to Engage 2016, which will take place on the 29th & 30th November in Bristol. Encouraging new ways of thinking about engagement and how to support it, the conference will provide stimulation and challenge, inspiring us to develop high quality practice. The conference will also feature the finalists of this year’s Engage competition, which is now closed for applications.


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