Ethics, Consent and Participation in Research with Children and Young People

Various Speakers

G13, Western Gateway Building, University College Cork 10:00 :: 14th June 2013

Event Summary
The Children's Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland in conjunction with the Children and Young People Research Cluster at the Institute for Social Sciences in the 21st Century at UCC are holding a workshop on ethics, consent and participation in research with children and young people. The event will explore some of the complex ethical issues involved in conducting research with children and young people, from the perspectives of researchers, children, families and service-providers.

Welcome: Dr Aisling Sheehan, Activities Officer, Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland
Participation and Protection – tensions in research involving children and young people as researchers Dr. Angela O’Connell, Researcher, Child Law Clinic, Faculty of Law, UCC
Exploring decision-making in consenting to participate in research: a family perspective Dr. Helen Lynch, Department of Occupational Sciences and Occupational Therapy, UCC
Research Ethics - considerations for Children & Family Services HSE Donna O’Leary, Research Officer, Children & Family Services, HSE South, Cork and Kerry
Discussant: Dr. Elizabeth Kiely, School of Applied Social Studies, UCC
Closing Remarks: Prof. Ursula Kilkelly, University Ethics Committee, UCC

10:00 - 10:30 Registration and Tea/Coffee
10.30 - 13:30 Workshop

A networking lunch will be provided after the workshop for all participants

For further information go to or contact Marian O’Dea on + 353 1 416 0524.
Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland is funded by Atlantic Philanthropies, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
Cost: Free but places are limited so register now by emailing
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