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Professor Alan Barrett opening the 2017 GUI conference

Growing Up in Ireland 10th Annual Conference – Thursday 8th November 2018 in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin

Growing Up in Ireland – the National Longitudinal Study of Children, will hold its tenth annual research conference on Thursday 8th November 2018 in the Gibson Hotel in Dublin’s docklands area.

The conference will focus on research based on Growing Up in Ireland (GUI) data. Minister Katherine Zappone T.D. will launch the latest findings from the study.

The Keynote address at this year’s conference will be delivered by Professor Ingrid Schoon who holds the Chair of Human Development and Social Policy at the Institute of Education, University College London, is a Research Professor at the Social Science Centre in Berlin, and Visiting Professor at the the Royal Netherlands Academy of the Arts and Science.

The call for abstracts is now closed. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Conference Steering Committee and authors of selected papers will be notified by 25th August. In selecting papers preference will be given to those with applied policy relevance.

Enquiries should be sent to

Registration details will be announced in the coming weeks.

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