GUI Annual Conference 2010

Growing Up in Ireland Research Conference 2010

Growing Up in Ireland held its second Annual Research Conference on Monday 29th November 2010 at the Alexander Hotel, Merrion Sq., Dublin 2.

The conference was opened by Mr. Barry Andrews T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs who also launched the first results from the Infant Cohort at 9 months (available here).

The conference brochure is available to download by clicking here.

Professor Anne Sanson of the University of Melbourne gave the keynote address. (click here to view)

Other presentations:

Presentations that are available to download are listed below – click on the title to open.

Session A – The Effects of Social Mix on Academic Outcomes

Emer Smyth, Amanda Quail and Selina McCoy

Session A The Impact of Bullying on Psychological and Educational Outcomes

Elizabeth Nixon and Mona O’Moore

Session C Neighbourhood Effects on Child Outcomes

Amanda Quail

Session C Nine-Year-Old Boys and Girls On Different Paths

Sheila Greene

Session E Bullying and Chronic Disease

Tom O’Dowd

Session E Impact of Childhood Chronic Illness and Emotional and Behavioural Problems on Educational Outcomes at 9 Years

Richard Layte

Session F. Impact of Parental Employment Patterns on Children’s Wellbeing

Helen Russell and Maeve Thornton

Session F. Time Use Among Nine-Year-Olds

James Williams