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Frontiers in Poverty Research: Summer School

26th - 30th September 2011

The UCD Schools of Applied Social Science & Sociology & the Geary Institute are hosting a summer school in the area of poverty research. The course will introduce participants to cutting edge conceptual, methodological and policy debates.

Participants: The school is intended for doctoral students and other early career researchers as well as those involved in evaluating and monitoring research on the area of poverty and social inclusion. We will also consider applications from Masters students with previous research experience.

Speaker profiles: Lecturers on the course are leading experts in the field from both Ireland and the UK, including David Gordon (University of Bristol), Brian Nolan, David Madden & Christopher T. Whelan (UCD), Bertrand Maître & Richard Layte (ESRI), Mike Tomlinson & Madeleine Leonard (QUB), Alan Barrett (TCD) & Thomas Scharf (NUIG).

The summer school is funded through the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences and supported by the Social Inclusion Division of the Department of Social Protection.

Location: Geary Institute, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4

Dates: Monday 26th September to Friday 30th September, 2011

Costs: There is no registration fee for the summer school. Travel Bursaries (max €300) are available for participants based in the Republic of Ireland.

Application: For further details about the programme and how to apply, please see

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