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Engaged Research Outputs

Engaged Research Outputs

QCAP produces a diverse range of outputs which are represented by peer reviewed academic journal articles, evaluation reports, learning briefs as well as policy advisory papers. Links to these outputs can be found below:  

Academic Publications

  • Higgins, K., Kelly, G., Kelly, U., Grounds, A., & Munck, R. (2023) 'Exploring an Innovative Method for Objectively Assessing the Social Value of University-Community Engagement and Research' Journal of Methodological Innovations 0 (0). https://doi.org/10.1177/20597991231212237   
  • Higgins, K., Murtagh, B., Gallagher, T., Grounds, A., Robinson, G., Loudon, E., Duffy, G., Brady, A., Hargey, F., and Doherty, M. (2023) 'Queen's Communities and Place – Toward the Alignment of Higher Education Place-Based Strategy with Local Need' Research for All, 7: 1 https://doi.org/10.14324/RFA.07.1.18  
  • Robinson, G., Hargey , F., & Higgins, K. (2023). "We must dissent”: How a Belfast urban community is building critical consciousness for spatial justice. Policy & Practice: A Development Education Review, 2023(36), 33-50.
  • Loudon, E., Neary, J., Higgins, K., Chapman, C., & McAteer, B. (2023). 'A causeway to impact: A proposed new integrated framework for intergenerational community-based participatory action research' Children & Society https://doi.org/10.1111/chso.12815
  • Maddock, A., McGuigan, K., McCusker, P., & Kellock, J. (2023). 'The mindfulness-based social work and self-care programme: a focus group study' Clinical Social Work Journal, 2023. [Early online] https://doi.org/10.1007/s10615-023-00897-9 
  • Dhunnoo, P., Kemp, B., McGuigan, K., Meskó, B., O’Rourke, V., & McCann, M. (2023). 'Health Outcomes, Attitudes, and Improvements of Synchronous Virtual Consultations for Non-Malignant Chronic Illnesses: A Scoping Review' JMIR [Preprints]. https://doi.org/10.2196/preprints.53266
  • Morse, A., McGuigan, K., Brady, A., Hargey, C., & Higgins, K. (2023). 'Community Perspectives to Inform Substance Use Prevention Practice' European Journal of Public Health, 2023;33(S_2):ckad160.1458. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurpub/ckad160.1458 
  • McAteer, B., Loudon, E., & Higgins, K. (2023).  ‘We live here and play here, we should have a say’: An exploration of children's perceptions of place‐making in the Market community, Belfast Children & Society, 2023https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/chso.12827
  • Ski, C. F., Taylor, R., McGuigan, K., Long, L., Lambert, J. D., Richards, S. H. & Thompson, D. R.‘Psychological interventions for depression and anxiety in patients with coronary heart disease, heart failure or atrial fibrillation’ Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024, 4: CD013508. https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD013508.pub3
  • Maddock, A., McGuigan, K. & McCusker, P. ‘Mindfulness-based social work and self-care with social work professionals: replication and expansion of a randomised controlled trial’ British Journal of Social Work, 2024, bcae011. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjsw/bcae011
  • Maddock, A., McGuigan, K. & McCusker, P. ‘Exploring social work professionals’ experiences of the mindfulness-based social work and self-care programme: a focus group study’ Social Work in Public Health, 2024, 39(4), 352-367. https://doi.org/10.1080/19371918.2024.2325564

 

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Policy and Technical Advisory Papers

 

  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2024).  Oidhreacht an Iarthair / Heritage of the West: An impact analysis for the Heritage of the West Belfast Heritage Forum. QCAP Research Paper, Queen’s University Belfast. (Forthcoming)
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2024). Evaluation of the Market Community Transformation Initiative. QCAP Research Evaluation completed on behalf of the Market Development Association Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2024). Evaluation of the Glens Healthy Places Programme. QCAP Research Evaluation published on Northern Area Community Network Website. Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Robinson, G (2024). Towards an Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem for Belfast: QCAP research briefing.
  • Grounds, A., Murtagh, B., and DTNI (2023). Community Wealth Building Partnership Roadmap. Published by DTNI, Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2023). East Belfast Mission and Transitional Homeless Housing: A Social Value Impact Appraisal. QCAP Research Paper presented as part of an application to Financial Transactions Capital funding via Department for Finance, Queen’s University Belfast. (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2023). A Social Impact Analysis of the Belfast Works Programme 2018-2023. QCAP Research Paper presented as supplementary evidence and support for a Shared Prosperity Fund application, Queen’s University Belfast. (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2023). Pantry Impact Statement 2022. QCAP Research Paper to the Pantry (Ashton Community Trust) to help develop their engagement with funders and social investors, Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., Murtagh, B., and DTNI (2023). Community-led Housing in Northern Ireland. Policy Research Paper published by DTNI to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Next Steps in Community Wealth Building. Technical Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark N (2022). Community Wealth Building in Northern Ireland: Plural ownership of the economy. Policy Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Community Wealth Building in Northern Ireland: Making financial power work for local places. Policy Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Community Wealth Building in Northern Ireland: Fair employment and just labour markets. Policy Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Community Wealth Building in Northern Ireland: Socially productive use of land and property. Policy Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland. (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Community Wealth Building in Northern Ireland: Progressive procurement of goods and services. Technical Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2022). BUILD – Rebuilding the Shankill and its asset base. QCAP Research Paper presented to BUILD steering group and published on BUILD website. Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2022). Impact Investment Analysis on the Market Heritage Hub. QCAP Research Paper presented as supplementary evidence to Belfast City Council and the Neighbourhood Renewal Fund, Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Murtagh, B., Grounds, A., DTNI., and Trademark NI., (2022). Asset-based development and community wealth building. Policy Advisory Paper published by DTNI to the Department for Communities, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

 

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Protocols, Evidence and Learning Briefs

  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2022). Glens Healthy Places programme: Glens Men Project. QCAP Learning Brief published on Northern Area Community Network Website. Queen’s University Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2022). Glens Healthy Places programme: Participatory Budgeting Across the Glens. QCAP Learning Brief published on Northern Area Community Network Website. Queen’s University Belfast.
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., Robinson, G., and Higgins, K (2023). Legacy in substance use: Using the Arts to empower communities to break cycles of silence. QCAP Protocol developed as part of the successful funding application to Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., McKnight, N., and Higgins, K (2023). The Community Wellbeing Kitchen: Extending models of practice. QCAP Protocol developed as part of the successful funding application to SREF. (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • McGuigan, K., Grounds, A., McKnight, N., and Higgins, K (2023). QCAP approach: A framework for data ethics and governance in community engaged research. QCAP Protocol. (Not for Public Dissemination)
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., Loudon, E., Morse, A., Higgins, K (2023). Co-design and feasibility of substance use interventions in the Market Community, Belfast. QCAP Protocol. (Not for Public Dissemination)

 

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Data for Action Tools

  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B., and DTNI (2023). Community Wealth Building Partnership Profile: Larne.  Published by DTNI, Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B., and DTNI (2023). Community Wealth Building Partnership Profile: North-West.  Published by DTNI, Belfast.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2022). BUILD – Interactive Site and Asset Register. QCAP Data Research Tool shared BUILD steering group and published on BUILD website. Queen’s University Belfast.
  • McGuigan, K., Loudon, E., Higgins, K. (2023). "Place-based, community-academic partnership: A scoping review [Registration]". Open Science Framework. https://doi.org/10.17605/OSF.IO/M4WCE 

 

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Conference Papers and Presentations

  • Morse, A. (2023). Community Perspectives to Inform Substance Use Prevention Practice delivered at European Public Health Conference - Dublin, Ireland. 9-11 November 2023
  • Grounds, A (2023). Engaged Research and Data for Action, Conference Presentation delivered at the Belfast Data Collaborative Data EXPO November 2023 – Nashville, Tennessee.
  • Higgins, K., and Grounds, A (2023). Engaged Research in Action: Queen’s Communities and Place Belfast, Keynote Conference Address delivered at the Engaged Consortia of Innovative Universities Conference in October 2023 – Barcelona.
  • Grounds, A., and Murtagh, B (2023). Hosford Community Homeless House, Symposium Presentation delivered at the Irish American Engaged Research Symposium Chapin Hall – University of Chicago in May 2023 – Chicago.
  • Robinson, G. (2023) ‘Community Innovation Ecosystem: An inclusive approach for Smart Belfast’. Smart Cities Working Group. CONNECT, Trinity College Dublin. 4 October 2023.
  • Robinson, G., Shakeel, H., Hargey, C., & Carragher C (2023) ‘Smart City-zens’ [Presentation], Catalyst Inbound Investors 2023: GII Pilot Projects Showcase. Global Innovation Institute, QUB. 14 September 2023.
  • Robinson, G. (2023) ‘Critical Educational Landscapes: Empowering Communities for Transformative Education’, Towards a Collaborative Agenda for Engaged Education Research: Addressing educational inequality using place-based approaches. Queen’s University Belfast. 22 June 2023.
  • Robinson, G. & Hargey, C. (2023) Education & the Knowledge Economy: 'Citizen science as a foundation for inclusive innovation’, Irish American Engaged Research Symposium.  Chapin Hall, University of Chicago. 15 May 2023.
  • Robinson, G. (2023) ‘Belfast’s Urban Future and Local Communities’, Personality in Urban Futures. School of Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast. 30 March 2023.
  • Robinson, G (2023) ‘Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem: Focusing on the citizen’. Belfast City Council Innovation Group. Adelaide St, Belfast. 8 December 2023.

 

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Community Engagement: Events, Workshops and Seminars

  • Grounds, A., and Higgins, K (2024). Strategic Engagement. Strategic Insights Lab – The QCAP Model. Event Presentation hosted by the Department for Communities in June 2024 – Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Grounds, A. (2024) and Murtagh, B (2024). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. Community-led Housing: an international context. Workshop Presentation hosted by Hosford Community Homes in June 2024 – Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Grounds, A. (2024). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. Dissemination of Glen’s Healthy Places Evaluation. Event Presentation hosted by Northern Area Network in May 2024 – Armoy, Northern Ireland.
  • Grounds, A. (2024). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. DTNI Business Breakfast on Community Ownership. Workshop hosted by Development Trusts NI at Stormont in May 2024 – Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A. (2024). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building.  BUILD and QCAP – the story to date. Event Presentation to the Shankill Community Convention held in February 2024 – Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Grounds, A (2024). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building.  Community-led Housing: implications for Northern Ireland. Event Presentation at the All-Party Committee on Housing quarterly meeting at Stormont in January 2024 – Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • Morse, A (2022). Strategic Engagement. Data management and analytics [Partner Training]. QCAP & MDA. September.
  • Higgins, K., McKnight, N., Grounds, A., McGuigan, K, Loudon, E., Brady, A., McNally, P., Piekaar, D., & Robinson, G (2023). Strategic Engagement. Research Ethics [Training]. QCAP. 24th April.
  • Morse, A., & Grounds, A (2023). Strategic EngagementCommunity Data Dashboard [Partner Training]. QCAP & MDA. April 2023.
  • Higgins, K (2023). Strategic Engagement. ‘Innovation and Inclusive Growth: Reimagining the Belfast Region’. Innovation After Hours with Janet Corcoran [Panel Member]. Belfast Region City Deal, QUB. 11th May.
  • Higgins, K., McKnight, N, Robinson, G., Brady, A., & Bailie, K (2023). Strategic Engagement. Hosted Fulbright Scholar [Education & Student Experience]. QCAP & Belfast Region City Deal, QUB. 24th April – 12th May.
  • McKnight, N., & Brady, A (2023). Strategic EngagementFulbright Scholar: Consultation with young people and families [Focus group]. QCAP, MDA, & Réalta Football Club. May.
  • Robinson, G., Higgins, K. McKnight, N., Brady, A., Grounds, A., Loudon, E., McGuigan, K (2023). Strategic Engagement. ‘Communities And Place: Lasting solutions for local challenges’. AHSS International Summer School [Education & Student Experience]. QCAP & MDA. 26th June – 27th July.

 

 

  • Robinson, G., Brady, A., Gallagher, A., & Duffy, G (2022). Education and the Knowledge EconomyMarket Community Schools Network [Engaged Research Mechanism]. QCAP, MDA, St Malachy’s PS, St Joseph’s College & Scoil an Droichid. Ongoing – Termly.
  • Brady, A., Robinson, G., Gallagher, A., & Duffy, G (2022). Education and the Knowledge Economy. Education Action Group [Engaged Research Mechanism]. QCAP, MDA & Market Residents. Ongoing – Bi-Monthly.
  • Brady, A., Robinson, G., McKnight, N., & McNally, P (2022). Education and the Knowledge EconomySTEAM Scheme Development at W5 Dreamspace [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP & MDA. 2nd November.
  • Robinson, G., Brady, A., McKnight, N., McGuigan, K (2023). Education and the Knowledge EconomyConnector Course Development [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, MDA, Market Surestart & Belfast MET. 4th April.
  • Robinson, G., Gallagher, A., & Brady, A (2023). Education and the Knowledge EconomyMarket Schools, Teaching Assistant Meeting [Consultation]. QCAP, St Malachy’s PS, St Joseph’s College & Scoil an Droichid. 13th June.
  • Robinson, G., Gallagher, A., Duffy, G., & Brady, A (2023). Education and the Knowledge Economy. Towards a Collaborative Agenda for Engaged Education Research: Addressing educational inequality using place-based approaches [Roundtable Event]. Queen’s University Belfast. QCAP, MDA, University of Glasgow (Robert Owen Centre), UCLA, Dept of Education NI & Education Authority NI. 22nd June.
  • Robinson, G. Brady, A., McNally, P., & McKnight, N (2023). Education and the Knowledge EconomyTech Creators STEAM Scheme [Education & Student Experience]. QCAP, MDA & Global Innovation Institute. 24th - 28th June.  
  • Robinson, G., Gallagher, A., Duffy, G., & McKnight, N (2023). Education and the Knowledge EconomySupportive infrastructure for primary schools in South Belfast [Consultation]. QCAP & Forward South. 11th October.
  • Robinson, G (2023). Education and the Knowledge Economy. ICT OCN co-design with residents [Workshop]. QCAP, MDA & W5Life. 7th November.

 

 

  • Higgins, K., McKnight, N., Brady, A., Loudon, E., Morse, A., McNally, P., & McGuigan, K (2022-). Community Health and Wellbeing. Health Action Group: Planning, development, and implementation of health priorities in the Market [Engaged Research Mechanism]. QCAP, MDA. Ongoing – Monthly.
  • Higgins, K., McKnight, N., Brady, A., & McNally, P (2022). Community Health and Wellbeing. Community Naloxone Programme [Partner Training]. QCAP, MDA, EXTERN, Market residents, St Malachy's Youth Centre, Réalta Football Club and St Malachy's GAC. December 2022.
  • Higgins, K. Brady, A. Loudon, E. Morse, A., McKnight, N., & McGuigan, K (2023). Community Health and WellbeingTackling Substance Use Together [Community Consultation]. QCAP, MDA & Market residents. February 2023.
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., & McKnight, N (2023). Community Health and WellbeingDesigning the Community Wellbeing Kitchen together: community priorities, options and opportunities [Co-Design Workshop] QCAP, MDA, Market Sure Start, & Market Residents. April 2023.
  • McKnight, N., Brady, A., & McNally, P (2023). Community Health and WellbeingDeveloping the Community Wellbeing Kitchen and Cook It Programme [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, Public Health Agency & MDA. June.
  • Higgins, K. Brady, A. Morse, A., McKnight, N. & McGuigan, K (2023). Community Health and WellbeingTackling Substance Use Together: Moving Forward [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, MDA & Market residents. June 2023.
  • McGuigan, K. Brady, A. & McNally, P (2023). Community Health and WellbeingCook-It Programme [Partner Training]. QCAP, BHSCT Public Health Dietitian Team. August 2023.
  • Loudon, E., Brady, A., & McGuigan, K (2023). Community Health and Wellbeing. Parental Mental Health Research and Practice: Exploring a joint pathway forward [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, Centre for Public Health, King's College London, Regional Trauma Network, BHSCT, NHSCT, SHSCT, WHSCT & service users. September 2023.
  • Brady, A., McGuigan, K., Robinson, G., Higgins, K., McKnight, N., & McNally, P (2023). Community Health and Wellbeing. AHRC-QCAP Creative Communities Programme Initiation with Prof Katy Shaw [Consultation & Site Visit]. QCAP, AHRC, MDA & Market residents. October 2023.
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., Loudon, E., & Morse, A (2023). Community Health and WellbeingCo-designing a Substance Use intervention for adults and parents: Purpose, Target Audience, Content/Topics [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, MDA & Market residents. October 2023.
  • McGuigan, K., Brady, A., Loudon, E., & Morse, A (2023). Community Health and Wellbeing. Co-designing a Substance Use Intervention for Adults/Parents: structure, format and delivery. [Co-Design Workshop]. QCAP, MDA, & Market residents. October 2023.

 

 

  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2022). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. Housing Market Analysis and Interactive Site Register [Partner Training]. QCAP, BUILD & Greater Shankill Partnership Board. June.
  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2023). Social Economics and Community Wealth BuildingTownscape Analysis Review with BUILD working group, [Workshop] QCAP, BUILD & TODD Architects. June.
  • Murtagh, B., and Grounds, A (2023). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. ‘The social return on investment of transitional homeless housing models’ [Keynote]. You’re Home Launch. Stormont, Belfast. QCAP, East Belfast Mission & Commonweal. September.
  • Grounds, A (2023). Social Economics and Community Wealth Building. ‘Community-led housing models across Northern Ireland’, [Presentation] DTNI Community-led housing Research Launch. Dungannon, NI. QCAP & DTNI.