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social work Social Sciences
Social Work Medicine & Life Sciences
Northern Ireland Medicine & Life Sciences
social worker Social Sciences
child protection Social Sciences
Child Care Medicine & Life Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
Child Abuse Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1986 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
school grade
arms control

Assessing Parenting Capacity, in Horwath, J. & Platt, D. (2019) The Child's World (3rd ed.)

Houston, S., 2019, The Child's World.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Conducting Sensitive Research With Disabled Women Who Experience Domestic Abuse During Pregnancy: Lessons From a Qualitative Study

Devaney, J., Jan 2017, SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2. SAGE Publications Ltd, 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter



Belfast Ambassador of the Year

David Hayes (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

place at university
abuse of children
local economy

Churchill Fellowship

John Devaney (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

domestic violence

Journal article listed number 11 on top 20 downloads.

Bernadette Kelly (Recipient), 04 Sep 2008

Prize: Other distinction

social research
qualitative research

Activities 1982 2019

Invited scholar - Faculty of Social Work, Tha Dau Mot University, Binh Duong Province, Viet Nam

Karen Winter (Advisor)
20 Mar 201931 Mar 2019

Activity: Visiting an external institution typesResearch and Teaching at External Organisation

PhD External Examiner at University of East Anglia

Berni Kelly (Examiner)
Jan 2019

Activity: Examination typesPhD external examination

Care & Disability: Exploring the Experiences of Disabled Children Living in & Leaving Care

Berni Kelly (Advisor)
15 Mar 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited or keynote talk at national or international conference

Press / Media

Talking to vulnerable children on their terms helps build trust.

Gillian Ruch, Karen Winter, Viv Cree & Fiona Morrison


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Research

Northern Ireland Assembly - debate on nurture groups.

Seaneen Sloan, Karen Winter, Fiona Lynn & Paul Connolly


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Research


Improving outcomes for looked-after children in Northern Ireland

John Pinkerton (Participant), Dominic McSherry (Participant), Kerrylee Weatherall (Participant), Stanislowa Iwaniec (Participant), Emma Larkin (Participant)

Impact: Societial Impact, Public Policy Impact

Influencing Policy on Young Witnesses in Criminal Proceedings

David Hayes (Participant), Lisa Bunting (Participant), Trevor Spratt (Participant), Anne Lazenbatt (Participant), Nicola Carr (Participant), Joe Duffy (Participant)

Impact: Public Policy Impact, Societial Impact

Promoting Respect for Ethnic Diversity in Preschool Children

Paul Connolly (Participant), Berni Kelly (Participant), Tony Gallagher (Participant)

Impact: Cultural Impact, Societial Impact