Project Updates

Marchathon 2020

Marchathon is the annual Smarter Travel Workplaces & Campus Walking Challenge that runs in March each year. This year it is open to Workplaces & Campuses who are Partners of the Smarter Travel Campus Programme. There are lots of prizes to be won and fun to be had, so why not get your organisation involved!…
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Event Alert: Using Accelerometers for measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity.

This one-day workshop will have speakers from Ulster University and the University of Southern Denmark with extensive experience in using accelerometers in large studies. The event is suitable for PhD researchers and their supervisors who will be using accelerometers to measure physical activity and sedentary behaviour in their research. This workshop will provide an opportunity…
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I-PARC Symposium Presentations

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I-PARC Mapping Activity Presentation

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I-PARC Workshop Presentations

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Sheds for Life- A dedicated men’s health and wellbeing programme from Irish Men’s Shed members

Our January blog comes from Aisling McGrath who is currently a (PhD) Researcher and Irish Research Council Scholar based in Waterford Institute of Technology. Follow Aisling on Twitter (@ash_mcg). Sheds for Life is a men’s health and wellbeing programme that was developed by the Irish Men’s Sheds Association to enhance the wellbeing of its Shed…
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Post Doctoral Position – University of Limerick

The current opportunity is available at the University of Limerick. Further details can be found on the UL website (link below) and in the Job Description – PEN. Post Doctoral Researcher in Physical Activity and Health: Policy Evaluation Network – Specific Purpose Contract Salary Scale: €37,874 – €49,048 p.a. pro rata (maximum starting salary €40,221…
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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 Workshop – 28th January 2020

We will try to accommodate all those interested in attending. To register an expression of interest for the event, please click here. I-PARC will be hosting a workshop titled “Systems Based Approach: What is it and why is it relevant to physical activity promotion” on the 28th of January 2020 in the Hilton Kilmainham, Dublin.…
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December Blog – Highlights from the European Week of Sport

In this months featured blog, members of Sport Ireland showcase some of the highlights from the European Week of Sport. European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The week is for everyone regardless of age, background and fitness level. With a focus on grassroots initiatives the aim is to…
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