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The Irish Social Policy Association was established in 1997 and aims to provide a forum for the analysis, discussion and development of social policy in Ireland, North and South. Membership is open to all.
Professor Richard Layte of the ESRI, pictured presenting at the ISPA's recent seminar on Child Health Outcomes and Free GP Care.
ISPA POSTGRADUATE CONFERENCE 2014
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN
Friday 11th July 2014
UCD Geary Institute, Seminar Room
09:15 – 09:45 Registration and Coffee
09:45 Introduction and Welcome - Dr. Micheál Collins, Chairperson, Irish Social Policy Association
10:00 – 11:30 Session A: Social Inclusion
Chair: Dr. Muireann Ni Raghallaigh, Lecturer in Social Work, UCD
Pablo Rojas Coppari, Migrants Rights Centre Ireland
The impact of temporary migration schemes on the socio-economic realities of migrants.
Samantha Arnold, TCD
Conceptualising the Child Refugee
Maria Milder, TCD
Running on Fumes – An Assessment of fuel poverty and its impact on social inclusion in Ireland
11:30 – 11:45 Coffee
11:45 – 13:15 Session B: Health
Chair: Eithne Fitzgerald, Head of...