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Research Seminar Presentations

Below is the archive of presentations given at Combat Poverty Research Seminars from 2004 to 2009. Material presented at the seminars is not for public quotation unless otherwise agreed. If you have any queries about research seminar presentations, please email research@pobail.ie.

Research Seminar Presentations 2004-2009

2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

Date Presentation Title/Presenter Full Text
16 June
2009
Poverty and the Life-Cycle in 20th Century Ireland:  a childhood-centred analysis
Prof Jane Grey, Dept of Sociology, NUI Maynooth
Open presentation in PDF format
9 June
2009
The Influence of Educational-related Beliefs on Persistence versus Drop-out from Secondary School
Dr Yseult Freeney & Dr Michael O’Connell, School of Psychology, UCD
Open presentation in PDF format
19 May
2009
Private Sector Involvement in Regenerating Social Housing Estates: a review of recent practice in Dublin
Dr Michelle Norris, School of Applied Social Science, UCD & Dr Declan Redmond, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, UCD
Open presentation in PDF format
3 March 2009 Revisiting the Cost of Children: theory and evidence from Ireland
Olivier Bargain, School of Economics, UCD
Open presentation in PDF format
24 February 2009 Playing Fair: how can we increase participation in sport among low income groups?
Dr Pete Lunn, ESRI
Open presentation in PDF format
10 February 2009 Poverty amongst Migrants in the Private Rented Sector
Bob Jordan, Threshold
Open presentation in PDF format
3
February
2009
Rethinking Poverty and Social Exclusion
Liz Kerrins & Sheila Greene, Children's Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin
Open presentation in PDF format
27 January 2009 Living Around the Poverty Line
Micheál Collins, Department of Economics, Trinity College Dublin
Open presentation in PDF format
20 January 2009

The Living Alone Allowance as a Policy Response to Tackling Poverty: a sociological perspective.
Dr Francesca Lundstrom, Age Action Ireland

Open presentation in PDF format
12 December 2008

Towards Inclusion: challenging democracy, challenging goverance
Chris McInerney, Combat Poverty PhD Fellow, University of Limerick

Open presentation in PDF format
9 December
2008
Analysis of the Poverty Impact of Budget 2009
Jim Walsh, Policy & Research Analyst, Combat Poverty Agency
Full Report: Open presentation in PDF format
Open presentation in PDF format
5 December 2008 Where Next?  Mapping and understanding the post first degree destinations of mature disadvantaged students in three higher education institutions
Dr Ted Fleming, NUI Galway, Dr Andrew Loxley, TCD, Aidan Kenny, DIT & Fergal Finnegan, Hume Scholar, NUI Maynooth
Open presentation in PDF format
2 December 2008 Access to Housing for One Person Households in Ireland
Bob Jordan, Threshold
Open presentation in PDF format
28 November
2008
A Comparative Study of Policies to Tackle and Prevent Poverty and Social Exclusion among Children
Adjunct Professor Hugh Frazer, Dr Maurice Devlin & Professor Seamus Ó Cinnéide, NUI Maynooth
Open presentation in PDF format
4 November
2008
Empowering Communities in Disadvantaged Urban Areas: towards gGreater community participation in Irish urban planning
Dr Andrew MacLaran, TCD
Open presentation in PDF format
28 October
2008
Health and Well-Being of Family Carers in Ireland: results of a survey of recipients of the Carers Allowance
Liam O'Sullivan & Ann Stokes, Care Alliance Ireland
Open presentation in PDF format
23 October
2008
Tackling Health Inequalities: an all-Ireland approach to social determinants - what next?
Helen McAvoy, Institute of Public Health
Open presentation in PDF format
23 September 2008

Health Inequalities, Deprivation and Access to Primary Healthcare within the Mid-West: preliminary findings
Jean Saunders, SCU, University of Limerick

Open presentation in PDF format
18 September
2008
A Carbon Tax for Ireland: the effects of tax and recycling options
Seán Lyons, Research Officer, Economic and Social Research Institute
Open presentation in PDF format

9 September
2008

Participation In and Outcomes Of Early Work Experience Before Leaving School
Delma Byrne, Centre for Educational Sociology, Economic and Social Research Institute

Open presentation in PDF format
24 June
2008
Securing Adequate Income for All
Sean Healy, CORI
Open presentation in PDF format
10 June
2008
Direct Provision and the Habitual Residence Condition in the Context of Government Policies and of National and International Law
Saoirse Brady, Free Legal Advice Centre
Open presentation in PDF format
15 April
2008
Food Poverty in Northern Ireland: fact or fiction?
Gary McFarlane, Director, Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Northern Ireland & co-chair, Public Health Alliance
Open presentation in PDF format
27 March
2008
The Role of Food and Nutrition Interventions in Tackling Health Inequalities:  Reflections on Policy and Practice in the UK
Dr Elizabeth Dowler, Department of Sociology, University of Warwick
Open presentation in PDF format
4 March
2008
Developing Best Practice in the Delivery of Primary Health Care to Homeless People:  an assessment of the Special Services model of primary health care provision at Merchants Quay Ireland
Karin O’Sullivan, Merchants Quay Ireland
Open presentation in PDF format
19 February 2008
Multidimensional and Dynamic Perspectives on Poverty and Social Exclusion: the ESRI approach
Chris Whelan, Economic & Social Research Institute
Open presentation in PDF format
22 January
2008

Analysis of Budget 2008
Jim Walsh, Policy and Research Analyst, Combat Poverty Agency

Open presentation in PDF format
4 December
2007

If budgeting is the answer, what is the question?
Stuart Stamp, NUI Maynooth
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
13 November
2007
NAPS Policy and Process – What Have we Learned?
Dr Maura Adshead, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Limerick
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
2 October
2007
Low-Income Working Households – Analysis of EU-SILC Data
Paul Rocks, Combat Poverty Agency
Quantitative study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
6 September
2007
Ensuring that the Built Environment Enhances Child Well-Being in Social Housing
Prof Sheila Greene and Ms Liz Kerrins, Children’s Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
5 June
2007
The Cost of a Child
Eoghan Garvey, Eithne Murphy and Paul Osikoya, Department of Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
23 May 2007 The Experience of the Civil Debtor in the Legal Process and Experience of Imprisonment
Paul Joyce, Free Legal Advice Centre
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
15 May
2007

Talking Posh! Sociolinguistic perspectives on the context of schooling in Ireland
Dr Áine Cregan, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
1 May
2007
Holidaying and Social Exclusion
Dr Bernadette Quinn, Dr Kevin Griffin, Jane Stacey, Dublin Institute of Technology
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
28 March 2007 Hidden Young Carers in Cork: an exploratory study
Cathal O'Connell, Joe Finnerty & Orla Egan, Department of Applied Social Studies, UCC
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
13 March 2007

Feasibility Study for a Local Poverty Index
Trutz Haase, Social & Economic Consultant and Ronan Foley, NUI Maynooth
Study commissioned by Combat Poverty

Presentation with maps (large file: 12mb)
Presentation without maps

 

 


Open presentation in PDF format
Open presentation in PDF format

27 February 2007 Analysis of Budget 2007
Jim Walsh, Head of Research & Policy, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
13 February 2007 Developing an Emancipatory Model of Labour Market Activation of Social Welfare Claimants
Mary Murphy, Visiting Research Fellow at The Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
30 January 2007 Enhancing the Quality of Life of Older People in Poverty
with particular reference to those living alone

Dr Margaret Hodgins and Ms Verna McKenna, Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway
Joint study commissioned by National Council on Ageing and Older People and Combat Poverty
Open presentation in PDF format
23
January
2007
Open Door?  Issues for One Parent Families under the Rental Accommodation Scheme
Bob Jordan, Threshold and Camille Loftus, OPEN
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
16
January
2007
Evaluating Mainstreaming Social Inclusion
Kevin O’Kelly, MSI Project Co-ordinator and Izabela Litewska, Social Regeneration Senior Officer, Ballymun Regeneration Ltd (Formerly MSI Project Researcher, Combat Poverty Agency)
Study funded under the EU Transnational Exchange Programme
Open presentation in PDF format
6 December 2006 Credit Consumption and Debt Accumulation among Low-Income Consumers: key consequences and intervention strategies
Dr Deirdre O'Loughlin, University of Limerick
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
7 November 2006 Child Poverty and Child Income Support
Tim Callan, Economic and Social Research Institute
Open presentation in PDF format
24 October 2006 Poverty, Health Status and Access to GPs and Related Services in Ireland
Richard Layte, Anne Nolan and Brian Nolan, Economic and Social Research Institute
Open presentation in PDF format
5 October 2006
12:30-2pm
Older People in Poverty
Martina Prunty, Research Intern, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
26 September 2006
12:30-2pm
Economic Implications of Non-standard Employment
Dr Breda McCabe, Combat Poverty PhD Fellow/Graduate Department of Sociology, University of Toronto
Study funded under the Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
6 September 2006 Social Capital and Quality of Life in Disadvantaged Urban Neighbourhoods: A Critical Analysis
Dr Eileen Humphreys, Rural Development Department, Tipperary Institute
Open presentation in PDF format
28 June 2006 Exploring the Experience and Nature of Deprivation in a Disadvantaged Urban Community: a socially perceived necessities approach
Dr Micheál Collins, Institute of Public Administration/Dept of Economics, Trinity College Dublin
Open presentation in PDF format
6 June 2006 Monitoring Progress on Poverty: the EU approach and findings
Jim Walsh and Martina Prunty, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
23 May 2006 Active Labour Market Programmes and Poverty Dynamics in Ireland: evidence from the Living in Ireland Panel Survey
Dr Brendan Halpin, Dept of Sociology, University of Limerick & Dr John Hill, Dept of Economics, University of Limerick
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
9 May 2006 The Institutionalisation of Anti-Poverty Policy in the Social Partnership Process
Dr Eileen Connolly, Centre for International Studies, School of Law & Governance, Dublin City University
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
26 April 2006 Free Time and Leisure Needs of Young People Living in Marginalised Communities
Tina Byrne, Elizabeth Nixon, Paula Mayock & Jean Whyte, Childrens Research Centre, Trinity College Dublin
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
28 March 2006 Financial Exclusion in Ireland: an exploratory study
Caroline Corr & Vanessa Coffey, Combat Poverty Agency
Study undertaken jointly by Combat Poverty and the Financial Regulator
Open presentation in PDF format
14 March 2006 Ireland's Income Distribution in Comparative Perspective
Brian Nolan, Economic & Social Research Institute and Timothy M Smeeding, Syracuse University and Luxembourg Income Study (LIS), Syracuse, NY
Open presentation in PDF format
28 February 2006

Affordable Housing: evaluating the 1999 scheme
Declan Redmond and Gillian Kernan, School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative

Open presentation in PDF format
14 February 2006 Analysis of the Distributive Impact of Budget 2006
Jim Walsh, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
1 February 2006 Poverty in Public Housing in Limerick: the Limerick City Council Tenants Profile
Des McCafferty, Department of Geography, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
Open presentation in PDF format
17 January 2006 Health Inequalities and Irish General Practice in Areas of Deprivation
Philip Crowley, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health & Children
Open presentation in PDF format
6 December 2005 The Importance of Housing and Place in the Integration of Asylum-Seekers and Refugees in Dublin
Niamh Humphries, School of Sociology, University College Dublin
Holder of Combat Poverty Agency PhD Fellowship
Open presentation in PDF format
22 November 2005 Mainstreaming Social Inclusion
Kevin O'Kelly and Izabela Litewska, Combat Poverty Agency
Study funded under the EU Transnational Exchange Programme
Open presentation in PDF format
18 October 2005 Ending Child Poverty: a dynamic perspective
Richard Layte, Bertrand Maitre, Christopher T Whelan and Brian Nolan, Economic & Social Research Institute
Combat Poverty commissioned research study
Open presentation in PDF format
12 September 2005 Two Sides of the Same Coin? The growing role of voluntary sector social services and the criminalisation of the poor in Canada
Karen Murray, Dept of Political Science, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Open presentation in PDF format
28 June 2005 Credit Provision to Low-Income and Welfare-Dependent Groups: moneylenders versus credit unions
Olive McCarthy, Dr Michael Ward and Noreen Byrne, Centre for Co-operative Studies, University College Cork
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
31 May 2005 Income Adequacy and Poverty Alleviation in New Zealand
Prof Robert Stephens, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand and the Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin
Open presentation in PDF format
11 May 2005 Deprivation and its Spatial Articulation in the Republic of Ireland: new measures of deprivation based on the Census of Population 1991, 1996 and 2002
Trutz Haase, Independent Social & Economic Consultant and Jonathan Pratschke, Department of Sociology, University of Naples
Open presentation in PDF format
3 May 2005 Retail Accessibility for Older People
Dr Anthony J Parker and Fiona Kelly, Centre for Retail Studies, University College Dublin
Study funded under the Combat Poverty Agency Poverty Research Initiative
Open presentation in PDF format
15 March 2005 Transitions from Welfare to Work for Mothers: a review of gender policies in a European welfare context
Dr Anne Coakley, Dept of Sociology, NUI Maynooth
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
1 March 2005 Analysis of Budget 2005
Jim Walsh, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
15 February 2005 Measuring the Cost of Living for Low Income Groups
Dr Eoghan Garvey and Dr Eithne Murphy, Dept of Economics, NUI Galway
Open presentation in PDF format
8 February 2005 Food Poverty and Nutrition among Asylum-Seekers in North-West Ireland
Dr Mary Mandahar, Michelle Share, Dr Fiona Hardy, Public Health Dept, HSE, and Dr Sharon Friel, Centre for Health Promotion, NUI Galway
N/A
1 February 2005 Analysing the Redistributive Impact of the Indirect Tax System
Dr Alan Barrett, ESRI, and Caeman Wall, Farrell Grant Sparks
Combat Poverty Agency Commissioned Research Study
Open presentation in PDF format
7 December 2004 Fuel Poverty and Policy: Ireland in an EU context
Dr Jonathan Healy, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
9 November 2004 Attitudes to Poverty and Inequality
Tony McCashin, Dept of Social Studies, TCD, Dr Diane Payne, Dept of Sociology, UCD, and Dr Niamh Hardiman, Dept of Politics, UCD
Open presentation in PDF format
26 October 2004 Relative Income Poverty Risk: what Ireland can learn from the best-performing countries
Dr Tim Callan and Brian Nolan, ESRI
Open presentation in PDF format
12 October 2004 Is the Social Welfare Appeals System Accessible and Fair?
Ciarín De Buis and Colin Day, Northside Community Law Centre
Study funded by Combat Poverty under the Working Against Poverty Grants Scheme
Open presentation in PDF format
21 September 2004 The Working Poor in the EU
Greet Vermeylen, European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Open presentation in PDF format
10 June 2004 Lessons from the Social Inclusion Partnerships in Scotland
Victoria Sutherland, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
28 May 2004 Wages and Poverty Risks of Atypical Workers
Vanessa Gash, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
24 May 2004 Policing and Social Marginalisation
Aogán Mulcahy, Dept of Sociology, UCD
N/A
12 May 2004 Community Participation in the Planning System: lessons from Ballymun and the Inner City
Centre for Urban and Regional Studies, TCD
N/A
7 April 2004 Adequacy Standard for Children: issues for policy and research
Carmel Corrigan, Research Consultant
Combat Poverty Agency Commissioned Research Study
N/A
25 March 2004 Irish Social Welfare Reform 1992-2002: what has been driving our policy choices?
Mary Murphy, Faculty of Humanities, School of Law and Government, DCU
Holder of Combat Poverty Agency PhD Fellowship
Open presentation in PDF format
4 March 2004 Analysis of Budget 2004: key issues for poverty policy
Jim Walsh, Combat Poverty Agency
Open presentation in PDF format
23 February 2004 Using Budget Standards to Calculate a Minimum Income
Nina Oldfield, Family Budget Unit, University of York
N/A

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