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I-PARC Conference Schedule 2022 – “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19”

I-PARC Conference 2022 “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19” Just over a week to until I-PARC Conference 2022!! The conference will run from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th January 2022 with daily keynote speakers and breakout sessions featuring expert speakers and a series of good practices…
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I-PARC Conference 2022 Registration “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19”

I-PARC Conference 2022 “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19” Members of I-PARC are hosting a virtual conference titled “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19”. The event will run from Tuesday 25th to Friday 28th January 2022 with…
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2021 Irish Sports Monitor Interim Report Q3 shows participation in sport now nearing pre-pandemic levels

Sport Ireland today published the 2021 Irish Sport Monitor Interim Report Q3, which covers the months July-September this year and shows that participation in sport continued to rise throughout the year with numbers approaching pre-pandemic levels. In the third quarter of the year 43% of Irish people over the age of 16 years old took…
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Featured Blog – “Barriers and facilitators to implementing community-based physical activity interventions: a qualitative systematic review”

A qualitative systematic review from I-PARC was published in the International Journal for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity in September 2021. The aim of the review was to report on facilitators and barriers of implementation for interventions which promote physical activity in community-based settings. A secondary aim was to provide recommendations to improve implementation identified…
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Webinar – “Researching the Health and Economic Value of Sport in Ireland”

Great line-up of speakers for upcoming Exercise is Medicine Ireland and Physical Activity for Health, HRI Research Cluster, University of Limerick webinar, December 10th at 12pm. Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwudeirpjkpEtLM88evuAnDdVAsi0CuPwdf  

Sport Ireland publishes Research Strategy 2021-2027

Sport Ireland Media Release December 7, 2021 Sport Ireland publishes Research Strategy 2021-2027 Sport Ireland today published its Research Strategy 2021-2027 which sets out the role of research in supporting Sport Ireland to achieve its organisational objective of delivering a world-class sports sector operating to the highest standards of governance and accountability and contributing towards…
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Creating Our Future presents a Fireside Chat with Emilie Pine, Professor of Modern Drama at UCD and author of Notes to Self.

Join host Ruth Freeman, Director of Science for Society, Science Foundation Ireland for an in-depth conversation with Emilie Pine, Professor of Modern Drama at UCD, and author of the no. 1 non-fiction bestseller Notes to Self, about her work, the importance of research for the Arts & Humanities and what will make a better future…
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Ireland 2021: A Conversation About the Experiences of Ireland’s Black Community

Join host Emer O’Neill (Teacher, Author and Presenter of RTÉ’s Today show and formerly Home School Hub) and guests – Boidu Sayeh (Westmeath Footballer), Cllr. Uruemu Adejinmi (Lord Major of Longford), Lilian Nwanze Akobo (PhD Student at Maynooth University and Irish Research Council Scholar) and others for a discussion about the lived experiences of Ireland’s black community in 2021 and what research…
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I-PARC Conference 2022 – Save the Date

The Irish Physical Activity Research Collaboration (I-PARC) is proud to announce its third annual conference. The I-PARC conference “Leveraging policy, programs, and research for a more active society in the wake of COVID-19” will consist of 4 interactive lunchtime webinar sessions from the 25th – 28th of January 2022. I-PARC aims to establish a collaboration…
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“Getting Ireland Active” – Application of a systems approach to increase physical activity in Ireland using the GAPPA framework.

A recent I-PARC publication explores how pragmatic methods were used to enable stakeholders across various sectors on the island of Ireland to explore the current good practice and future actions needed for physical activity promotion. One aim of the I-PARC is to understand and aid the enabling context for increasing population levels of physical activity.…
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