Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration

I-PARC fosters insight, intelligence and innovation to enable more people in Ireland to be more active, more often.

Latest I-PARC Posts

Check out the latest I-PARC posts below. Here you will find information  around all things physical activity. 

Walk21 Ireland Conference

Members of the I-PARC Steering Group, Prof Catherine Woods (University of Limerick) and Prof Marie Murphy (Ulster University), together with I-PARC Coordinator, Dr Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, delivered a workshop at[…]

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Job Opportunity – Professor of Sports Science, Maynooth University

Job Description Details Job Title : Professor of Sports Science Department : Office: Science & Engineering Vacancy ID : 017221 Closing Date : 18-Sep-2022 Maynooth University seeks an outstanding academic[…]

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I-PARC Symposium on Children and Adolescents in Physical Activity and Sport

We are delighted to announce details of our upcoming I-PARC Symposium entitled “Children and adolescents in physical activity and sport”   Date and time: Thu, 6 October 2022, 09:30 –[…]

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I-PARC Aims 

The aim of the Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration is to inspire the best use of evidence, effective delivery methods, and supportive environments for improving physical activity levels in Ireland.

I-PARC Objectives 

I-PARC will involve multiple stakeholders, across Policy, Practice and Research, who work together to:

Identify gaps on how to develop and deliver best practices and seek ways to bridge these gaps.


Enable and support solutions to increase physical activity in Ireland.


Share learnings from research and best-practice in a systematic and easily accessible way.


Establish mechanisms for demonstrating the impact of I-PARC.

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