Growing Up in Ireland 13th Annual Research Conference

Growing Up in Ireland – the National Longitudinal Study of Children will hold its thirteenth annual research conference on Thursday, 25th November 2021. The conference will focus on research based on Growing Up in Ireland (GUI) data.

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The full programme can be viewed here. 

Link to the Growing Up in Ireland Conference 2021 Book of Abstracts.

The conference will include over 25 papers based on the GUI study data plus a keynote by Professor Nic Timpson from the ALSPAC study. The event is free but limits on the number of attendees may apply.

Award for Best Presentation with a Policy Focus: Following the success of the inaugural award at GUI conference 2020, the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth (DCEDIY) will be sponsoring a conference award again in 2021.  The aim of the award is to promote excellence in the use of GUI data and to encourage high quality research with a clear public policy relevance or focus.  Further detail about the 2021 award criteria and application process will be made available when abstracts have been selected.

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