Research Theme: Childcare


Name: Fiona Sinnott
Institution: University College Cork
Completion: April 2016

Project: I am a final year Speech and Language Therapy student in UCC and for my final year project I aim to investigate whether different types of childcare (for example centre-basedor home-based) attended by children aged three may impact differently on the child's later communication skills at age five. Statistical analyses will be completed using the datasets. The end date will be the 25th of April 2016.

This research project is also recorded under the theme: Child Development



Name: Hannah McCarthy
Institution: University of Cambridge
Completion: July 2016

Project: To use the data to draft a policy paper on improving childcare policy and improving the return of mothers to the Irish labour market.