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New ESRI Research Highlights the Importance of Early Intervention and Flexibility of Supports in Preventing Early School Leaving

A new research report, ‘Review of the School Completion Programme’, was published today by the ESRI. The School Completion Programme...  

New Research Indicates that Workers Exposed to Bullying and Harassment Show High Levels of Mental Distress, Ill Health and Injury

A new study, published today (Wednesday, 1 October 2015) by the ESRI, finds that workers exposed to bullying and harassment...  

New Research Confirms Most Jobseekers Would Be Better Off Working

New findings from researchers at the ESRI released today (16 June 2015) confirm that work does pay for most of Ireland’s unemployed.

New ESRI Research Highlights the Importance of Social Support to the Well-being of People with Mental Health Disability

A new research report on Understanding Emotional, Psychological and Mental Health (EPMH) Disability in Ireland: Factors Facilitating Social Inclusion was published today...  

Was the Economic Boom Bad for Workers Safety and Health?

A new ESRI report being launched today, 14 May 2015, by Minister Ged Nash TD examines trends in work related injury...  

Learning from the Evaluation of DEIS

New ESRI Research looks at Supports for Disadvantaged Schools A new report launched today (9 April) by the ESRI examines the...  

New Irish Research Shows that the Gap in Life Expectancy Between Social Groups Increased During the Boom

A conference at the ESRI today (Wednesday 25th February 2015) will examine how mortality rates in Ireland vary across different socio-economic groups.

ESRI Conference to Examine Student Experience of Transitioning from Second-Level

 A conference, hosted by the ESRI today (Thursday, 6 November 2014), aims to provide new insights for policymakers into the experiences of young people transitioning into further/higher education and the labour market.

Conference Highlights the Importance of Awareness and Social Supports in Improving the Lives of People with Disabilities in Ireland

A multi-disciplinary research conference is being held at the Economic and Social Research Institute today, 16th September 2014, highlighting a range of current disability policy issues in Ireland.

New ESRI/Trinity College Dublin Research Shows the Long-Term Economic Impact of Childhood Sexual Abuse (CSA) on Survivors

Using data from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), researchers at the ESRI and TCD find that male survivors of CSA are three times more likely to be out of the labour force due to sickness/disability compared to other men.

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