The 10th NUI Galway Gala Dinner- 16th November 2016

The 10th NUI Galway Gala Dinner in New York City was held on the 16th of November 2016, supported by Galway University Foundation Board Members, alumni and friends of NUI Galway. Special Guest was Cillian Murphy, Patron of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, NUI Galway and 2016 Honouree, Michael Brewster, Managing Director - Portfolio Manager, Wells Fargo Advisors. Special performance from the wonderful singer/songwriter Paul Brady.


6th April 2017-Two new research projects at the UCFRC, Funded by the Irish Research Council, Tulsa, the Child and Family Agency and the Department of Children & Youth Affairs

1st February 2017- Congratulations to Ciara-Beth Ní Ghríofa , UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre Youth Researcher and recent winner of the Abbott “Life to the Fullest” Award at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition.

The 10th NUI Galway Gala Dinner- 16th November 2016

15 July 2016- UNESCO Chair Pat Dolan Contributes to UN World Youth Report

29th June 2016- ‘Understanding Family Support’ Publication & Book Launch

16th June 2016-Rita Melia of the UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre awarded prestigious Fulbright Award

8th June 2016-‘Hoping for a Better Tomorrow’ (Ballyhaunis Report) Launch

27th May 2016-‘Philosophy and Political Engagement: Reflections in the Public Sphere’, Book Launch

Ongoing- Jan-April 2016 Centre Lunchtime Seminars

15th April 2016- Prof. Robert J. Chaskin Guest address, Engaging Urban Youth: Community, Citizenship, and Democracy

10th February 2016-14th Child and Family Welfare Network Event:Dr. Linda Liebenberg

1st-4th December 2015 Euro Child Conference

30th November 2015-President Michael D Higgins gives inaugural lecture at the Launch of the Institute for Lifecourse and Society

24th November 2015-Prof. Daniel Russel and Dr. Carolyn Cutrona: Current Issues in Social Support Seminar

9th November 2015 UNESCO Chair and Patron Cillian Murphy feature at International Youth Forum

14th May 2015 A Youth Perspective on the Marriage Equality Referendum

2nd July 2015 UCFRC Research Partnership with Lumos

10th March 2015 Alan Kerins Projects Celbrates 10 Years Anniversary at ILAS

7th May 2015 Statement on Marriage Referendum

20th Febuary 2015 Mairead McGuinness MEP visits ILAS

29th January 2015 Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova meets UNESCO Chairs in Paris

Irish Branch of BASPCAN Launched