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Research Statement

Paula Devine is Co-director of ARK, which is a joint initiative between Queen's University Belfast and Ulster University which makes social science information widely accessible  (see www.ark.ac.uk).  Paula has been involved in the recording of public attitudes in Northern Ireland for over 20 years, and is director of the annual Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey (www.ark.ac.uk/nilt).   Paula also coordinates the ARK Ageing Programme, which supports knowledge engagement between the age, academic and policy sectors in Northern Ireland (www.ark.ac.uk/ap).  Along with Gemma Carney, she set up the Northern Ireland branch of the British Society of Gerontology, and was a member of the Executive Committee for the British Society of Gerontology from 2017 to 2020.

Her PhD research was a methodological study on the measurement of masculinity and mental health.

Research Interests

Paula's research interests are social gerontology, men's health, public attitudes, quantitative methods, and the dissemination of social science information.

Teaching

Paula is first supervisor to Sarah Lawrence's PhD research 'Inside Ageing', which explores the health and wellbeing of older male prisoners.

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Research Output

Flagging difference: Identification and emotional responses to national flags

Muldoon, O. T., Trew, K., Msetfi, R. & Devine, P., 27 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Learning through Practice: How Can We Address Loneliness among Older People?

    Devine, P., Montgomery, L., Cowden, M. & Murphy, F., 17 Feb 2020, In : Practice: Social Work in Action.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A sense of belonging

    Devine, P. & Schubotz, D., 13 Mar 2019, 4 p. ARK.

    Research output: Other contribution

  • Factors associated with public knowledge of and attitudes to dementia: A cross-sectional study

    Rosato, M., Leavey, G., Cooper, J., De Cock, P. & Devine, P., 28 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, 13 p., e0210543.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Activities

    British Irish Longitudinal Studies Conference 2020

    Paula Devine (Contributor), & Amanda Coulter (Presenter)

    03 Feb 202004 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Is the UK Stronger or Weaker after 20 Years of Devolution?

    Paula Devine (Organiser), , Ann Marie Gray (Organiser), , Katy Hayward (Invited speaker), & John Curtice (Invited speaker)

    19 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Belfast City wide meeting on reducing isolation and loneliness amongst older people

    Paula Devine (Speaker)

    04 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Attitudes towards Irish unification in Northern Ireland after Brexit

    Paula Devine (Organiser), , Katy Hayward (Speaker), , Milena Komarova (Speaker), & Ben Rosher (Speaker)

    17 Jun 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    John Curtice

    Paula Devine (Host)

    18 Feb 202020 Feb 2020

    Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor

    Press / Media

    Flagging difference: emotional responses to national flags

    Orla Muldoon, Karen Trew & Paula Devine

    03/03/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Public attitudes towards transgender people (Radio Ulster Evening Extra)

    Paula Devine

    14/06/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Public Attitudes Towards Transgender People in Northern Ireland (U105)

    Paula Devine

    14/06/2019

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Reflecting on 20 years of Social Attitudes

    Paula Devine

    18/12/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Blog: Welcome home? Attitudes towards asylum seekers and refugees

    Paula Devine & Lucy Michael

    04/12/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities