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  • Northlands Road, Magee Campus

    BT48 7JL Londonderry

    United Kingdom

  • 109 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
1986 …2018
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Gillian Robinson is Professor of Social Research and Director of ARK ( ) at Ulster University.Based in INCORE (International Conflict Research Institute where she was Director 2003-2008) in the School of Criminology, Politics and Social Policy, Gillian worked with colleagues to establish ARK as a cross-university resource (with Queen’s University Belfast) providing access to social and political information on Northern Ireland in 2000.  She has been involved in the monitoring of social attitudes in Northern Ireland since 1989 and co-directs the Northern Ireland Life and Times survey series.  She leads the ARK Ageing Programme at Ulster University www.ark/  Recently Gillian co-ordinated the Accounts of the Conflict project which is a digital archive of personal accounts of the conflict in and about Northern Ireland.  This archive is a valuable new addition to the CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) web resource.Her research interests include social attitudes, gender roles, policy development in transition and research methodology including issues around researching violent societies and comparative methods.  She has published extensively on these issues including six books and over 50 articles and has led teams that have developed over 40 online publicly accessible databases.She is the 2003 Eisenhower Fellow from Northern Ireland.

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Research Output 1986 2018

Northern Ireland Peace Monitoring Report: Number Five

Kelly, G., Gray, A., Hamilton, J., Melaugh, M., Lynn, B. & Robinson, G., Oct 2018, Belfast. 217 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Public Attitudes to Data Sharing in Northern Ireland: Findings from the 2015 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey

Robinson, G., Dolk, H., Dowds, L., Given, J., Kane, F. & Nelson, E., 1 Feb 2018

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

Open Access
public benefits
data protection
public support
right to privacy

CAIN - Remembering: Victims, Survivors and Commemoration

Robinson, G., 2017, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site

CAIN - Visualising the Conflict

Robinson, G., 2017, (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/site