Community Engaged Research – Experiences of CARL at University College, Cork Dr. Kenneth Burns, CARL (Community-Academic Research Links), University College Cork

Venue
The Moore Institute Seminar Room

Date & Time
17th April, 2013 @ 10:00:00

Community Engaged Research - Experiences of CARL at University College, Cork

Dr. Kenneth Burns, CARL (Community-Academic Research Links), University College Cork

Event 1: Meeting with members of academic staff

Time: 10.00am - 11.30am

Venue: Moore Institute Seminar Room, NUI Galway

Event Details

This meeting will provide an opportunity for members of academic staff to have informal conversations with Dr. Burns on community engaged research with regard to students doing dissertations on topics related to research needs of civil society and third sector organisations. It will include discussion of administrative aspects such as creating and managing research partnerships, the establishment/membership of an Advisory Board, Ethical Approval, issues relating to intellectual property.

To book a place please email Mary Bernard on or before Monday 15th April

Event 2: Lunch-time Seminar

Time: 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Venue: Moore Institute Seminar Room, NUI Galway

Event Details

This lunch-time seminar will provide an overview of CARL at UCC and examine particular aspects of community engaged research, including issues relating to ethics, the selection of students and community partners and the lessons learned about community engaged research in CARL. This event should be of interest to community partners and staff and students of the university.

To book a place please email Mary Bernard on or before Monday 15th April

Dr. Kenneth Burns is a college lecturer and Deputy Director of the Master of Social Work course at University College Cork. He has worked as a social worker and social work team leader in child protection and welfare and continues to support practice in this area. He is also a founding member of Community-Academic Research Links. Through CARL Community-Academic Research Links, he is participating in a European Commission Seventh Framework Programme (EU FP7) project called Public Engagement with Research and Research Engagement with Society (PERARES). His main research and teaching interests are in child protection policy and practice, staff retention, career pathways for newly-qualified social workers, child care proceedings in the District Court, professional supervision and community-based research (Science Shops).