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

6th September 2016: Submit your abstract by Friday 8th of July for our for PhD Symposium in conjunction with Maynooth University School of Education.

15th June 2016: Dr Liam O'Hare appointed as Network Chair.

2 June 2016: The latest edition of Early Childhood Research Bulletin is now available.

31st May 2016: Children's Research Digest Better Outcomes for Children: Are we there yet? Special conference edition is now available.

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

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.

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