Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Enabling Society through Interaction

New evidence and new approaches for shared education

Prof Roger Austin (Ulster) and Prof Rhiannon Turner (QUB) – This presentation focuses on how new research evidence can be used to make shared education more sustainable and more accessible for more children. Shared education has been adopted as policy by the Northern Ireland Assembly and Executive. It is based on the hope that the sharing of resources and expertise

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Hidden barriers and divisive architecture: the case of Belfast

Mr David Coyles, Prof Brandon Hamber and Dr Adrian Grant (Ulster) – The “peace-walls” are particularly symbolic of the role that architecture plays in separating residential communities and a comprehensive scholarship continues to assess their effects. This presentation outlines original findings from a three-year multi-disciplinary academic research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, which extends this current

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