Category: I-PARC Updates

Online Consultation – Monitoring and Evaluation Template

Are you involved with the support, coordination or delivery of a physical activity intervention. We would love to hear your thoughts and feedback on the draft monitoring an evaluation framework for assessing the effectiveness and usefulness of physical activity interventions in Ireland. The framework is being developed for use with those involved with supporting, coordinating…
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Implementation Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland Meeting

On Friday November 8th, the two members of the I-PARC team attended the bi-annual Implementation Network of Ireland and Northern Ireland meeting at the stunning Tusla Building in Dublin. The CES (Centre for Effective Services) launched the network back in 2011 with the aim of sharing experiences of implementation, and capacity building of people involved…
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I-PARC attends the SPARC conference

The event’s theme this year was ‘communicating the message’ – how to ensure that policy, practice and research on physical activity for health are communicated effectively to all sectors of the community. SPARC 2019 saw the largest group of researchers, practitioners and policy makers come together to present and communicate their work regarding all things physical…
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I-PARC update – attendance at conferences and workshops

The past two months have seen the I-PARC team travel to a number of conferences and workshops in order to disseminate findings and discuss the next steps of the project   In August, members of the I-PARC team traveled to the University of South Denmark, Odense, Denmark to present at HEPA 2019. In the spirit…
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I-PARC Symposium: 10th June 2019

The first I-PARC symposium on “Effective Evaluation and Implementation of Physical Activity Initiatives” was held on the 10th of June 2019 in the Clock Tower, Department of Education, Dublin. This included 43 individuals from various backgrounds but all interested in the evaluation and implementation of initiatives for increasing physical activity levels in Ireland. A half-day…
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I-PARC Update – Feedback and Recommendations

A key aspect of I-PARC is to build a collaboration of researchers, practitioners and policy makers to understand how we successfully implement effective interventions that lead to increased physical activity in all sections of the population. We aim for this collaboration to grow in the future but at the moment it includes the core project…
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An update on the project so far

The first meeting of the I-PARC project happened at the 23rd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science in Dublin,  July 2018. This meeting included members of the project team,  research collaborators and acted as a pre-project meeting in order to plan the key aims and objectives of I-PARC, which officially started in…
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Welcome

Welcome to the Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) web page. I-PARC aims to bring together researchers, practitioners and policy makers to establish how best to implement effective interventions for promoting population level physical activity. On this web page you can find all the information about I-PARC including its background, personnel involved, project updates and…
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