The ILAS resides is a purpose built building on campus and is a newly designated applied social science research institute that brings together a number of multidisciplinary clusters through research, policy, practice, and education that aim to make a positive contribution to public policy development by improving scientific and practical awareness of human capacities and capabilities across the Lifecourse.
The Institutes focus is on developing applied research that informs policy development and practice that makes a positive difference to people's lives.
Established in part on the commitment, expertise and track record of its three constituent research Centres in NUI Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre (CFRC), Irish Centre for Social Gerontology (ICSG) and Centre for Disability Law and Policy (CDLP). With the the Irish Centre for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Research (ICAN), Health Economics and Policy Analysis (HEPA) and Community Knowledge Initiative (CKI) joing the Institute in 2014.
For further information http://www.nuigalway.ie/ilas/
All of our contact details remain the same!
We look forward to hearing from you and welcoming you to our new home!