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Evidence into Policy Programme 

The aim of the Evidence into Policy Programme (EiPP), working in conjunction with other REU functions, is to support and meet Departmental research and evidence needs with respect to core Departmental and Government policy priorities, through a variety of research streams (building the evidence chain) and knowledge-transfer activities (promoting the uptake and use of evidence to drive policy change), to thereby support evidence-informed policymaking. 

See here for a list of 2018 EiPP projects to date:


  • DCYA, through the Irish Research Council’s COALESCE funding stream, issued a call for proposals for a DCYA-funded study: ‘Understanding pathways to involvement in anti-social behaviour among young people: Identifying risk and protective factors, and the opportunities for effective early intervention and prevention’.


The call, which closed on the 3rd of September, requires applicants to draw from the Growing Up in Ireland longitudinal study, with the aim of improving our understanding of the pathways to young people getting involved in antisocial behaviour.


For further details see: