Ongoing Research Projects

Ongoing CARL Projects


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Eating Disorder Clinic Dental Education and Eating Disorders 2016/17 Marcia Morgado Domingos Bachelor of Dental Surgery Professor Anthony Roberts and Dr Martina Hayes
MITO Families Ireland Parents' fear of allegations of fabricated/induced illnesses in their children: Exploring the voices of MITO Families Ireland  2017/18 Phil O'Sullivan MA Social Work Dr. Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin
Churchfield Community Trust An international review on the needs of people who have offending behaviours and/or substance misuse issues  2017/18 Niamh Condron MA Social Work Dr. Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin
Togher Family Centre Exploring the experiences of families from new communities accessing early intervention  2017/18 Helen Devery MA Social Work Pearl Doyle
Douglas Matters Exploring data and community stakeholders’ views on the needs of young people in the area 2017/18 John Daunt, Stephanie Tips & Cara McCarthy MA Social Work Dr. Fiachra Ó Súilleabháin
Aspect Evaluating intervention strategies to promote mental health wellbeing among individuals (aged 18-21) with ASD non-ID: The experiences of professionals in Cork/Kerry  2017/18 Lynn Brosnan BA Social Science Nicola Maxwell
NASC A qualitative case study exploring the transition of aged out unaccompanied minors (UAM’s) from foster care into Direct Provision (DP)  2017/18 Denise Healy MA Social Work Caroline Shore
Breaking the Silence Profiling community lead multilevel intervention for suicide prevention  2017/18 Rebecca Donnachie MA Social Work Dr. Eleanor Bantry White
Eating Disorder Centre Cork What can prevent GPs from identifying early stages of an eating disorder in their patients? A small scale qualitative study of Munster GP’s experiences  2017/18 Cadhla O’Sullivan BA Social Science Robert Bolton
Cork Deaf Association The effects of acquired hearing loss on older people in Cork  2017/18 Amy Walsh MSc Audiology Dr. Siobhan Laoide-Kemp
European Headache Alliance/Migraine Association of Ireland What is best practice of patient support among European Headache Alliance organisation? An overview of existing resources from members’ websites  2017/18 Carrie O’Brien Master in Public Health Dr. Zubair Kabir
Age Action Exploring the views of downsizing among older people: A small scale qualitative research project focusing on the attitudes of older homeowners to downsizing 2017/18 Niamh Connery BA Social Science Rebecca Jeffers
Westgate Foundation Exploring the impact of technology on the lives of older people 2017/18 Bernard O’Sullivan Bachelor of Social Work Lydia Sapouna
Mayfield Integrated Community Development The Role of Community Development Projects in promoting Social Inclusion: A Needs Analysis of Mayfield Integrated Community Development Project CLG 2017/18 Sarah Conroy Bachelor of Social Work  Edel Clancy
Leave No Trace Ireland The impact of disturbance to wildlife caused by dogs not under effective control (i.e. on or off a lead) 2017/18 Muireann Tierney BSc Zoology Dr. Thomas Quirke
Cork Nature Network What protection and conservation measures are there that can be adopted for otters given that there will be future pressures on flood control measures 2017/18 Grace Walsh BSc Zoology Dr. Thomas Quirke
Ballybrannigan Community Group A historical investigation into the management of coastal erosion and the interaction between people and sea at Ballybrannigan 2017/18 Fiachra McKermott & Catherine Rooney MA History Dr. Malgorzata D'Aughton
S.H.A.R.E. Understanding intergenerational activity – exploring the experiences of service users and volunteers involved in S.H.A.R.E. 2017/18 Miranda Russell Masters in Voluntary & Community Sector Management Margaret Buckley
Meitheal Mara The meaning and experience of engaging in the Meitheal Mara Project for adults with mental health problems 2017/18 Akintola Adebisi Masters in Public Health  Dr Colette Cunningham
CESCA Understanding collaboration in the context of a social inclusion, equality and human rights multi-agency alliance 2017/18 Claire Kenealy Masters in Voluntary/Community Sector Management Dr. Martin Galvin

Community-Academic Research Links

School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland