The Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland supported by Atlantic Philanthropies, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister aims to:


Support the research community in Ireland and Northern Ireland to better understand and improve the lives of children and young people, by creating and maintaining an inclusive, independent, non-profit network through which information, knowledge, experience, learning and skills can be shared.

Our objectives are:

  • To create opportunities
  • To support research skill development
  • To develop structures and mechanisms for members

Latest News

22nd June 2016: Register now for our Anonymising Research Data workshop in conjunction with the Irish Social Science Data Archive (ISSDA)

Three save the dates for your diaries! 15th June 2016 Network Annual General Meeting, Dublin . 6th September 2016 PhD Symposium at Maynooth University. 6th December 2016, Annual Conference.

The call for submissions for the next issue of the Children's Research Digest Transitions in the lives of children and young people has been issued. The deadline for submission is 31st August 2016.:

14th March 2016: Introduction to MAXQDA course details are now available.

21st January 2016: Introduction to Data Management and Data Analysis using SPSS course details are now available.

16th December 2015: Conference 2015 Better Outcome for Children: Are we there yet? presentations are now available.

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