Growing Up in Britain Conference
Updated on: 21/08/2012
Newman University is pleased to announce that the ‘Growing Up in Britain’ Conference will be held on Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th September 2012. The theme of the conference is ‘Collaborative Researching with Children, Young People and Families in the Age of Austerity’.
This international conference will also see the launch of Newman’s much anticipated Children, Young People and Families Research Centre.
Newman will welcome several keynote speakers including:
- Dr. Sinead Hanafin, who commissioned the Growing Up In Ireland Report and is the former Head of Research at the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Ireland
- Professor Colin Boreham, Director of Institute for Sport and Health at University Dublin
- Loraine O'Rourke and Laura Ibbetson, representing Irish in Birmingham Schools Family Support Service
- John Ord, Reader in Youth Work at University, Plymouth
- Patrick Vernon OBE, Chief Executive of Afiya Trust
The conference aims to bring together those interested in collaborative research that has local and global impact, to make a difference for children, young people and families at a time of rapid change.
To book a place on the conference or to receive further details, please email John Howard, Research Administrator at Newman.
Growing Up In Britain Conference Agenda