Frontiers in Poverty Research: Summer School 26th - 30th September 2011


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The UCD Schools of Applied Social Science & Sociology & the Geary Institute hosted the Summer School on ‘Frontiers in Poverty Research’. The course introduced participants to cutting edge conceptual, methodological and policy debates. The school was intended for doctoral students, Masters students with previous research and other early career researchers as well as those involved in evaluating and monitoring research on the area of poverty and social inclusion.

Lecturers for the course are leading experts in the field from both Ireland and the UK, including David Gordon (University of Bristol), Brian Nolan, David Madden & Christopher T. Whelan (UCD), Bertrand Maître & Richard Layte (ESRI), Mike Tomlinson & Madeleine Leonard (QUB), Alan Barrett (TCD) & Thomas Scharf (NUIG). The Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection, Joan Burton, TD, spoke at the School.

 

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