Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Self-harm and Help-seeking: Service-User and Practitioner Perspectives

Dr Maggie Long, Dr Roger Manktelow, Dr Anne Tracey (Ulster) Self-harm is a significant public health issue and an important risk factor for suicide, about which there is a lack of Northern Ireland-based research. Self-harm is recognised to be considerably more prevalent than is suggested by reported figures based on hospital emergency department presentations.  Self-harm … Read moreSelf-harm and Help-seeking: Service-User and Practitioner Perspectives

UKRI PhD Policy Internships Scheme – Open call for applications from PhD students

RaISe (the Research and Information Service in the Northern Ireland Assembly) is working with UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and UK parliamentary partners – the Houses of Parliament’s POST (Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology), SPICe (the Scottish Parliament Information Centre) and the National Assembly for Wales Research Service – to publicise the open call … Read moreUKRI PhD Policy Internships Scheme – Open call for applications from PhD students

Realising potential: Widening participation in Science and Technology

Professor Nigel J Mason (OU): The United Kingdom, like most of Europe, is struggling to attract its younger generation into Science Engineering Technology and Mathematics (STEM). This presentation will examine a number of issues: How can we both improve uptake of STEM at schools and universities, and ensure subsequent careers are attractive to the next … Read moreRealising potential: Widening participation in Science and Technology