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A Play on Words, or Words on Play!

A Play on Words, or Words on Play!

Photo by Cade Martin & Dawn Arlotta, on Pixnio By Dr. Bryan Boyle, Lecturer in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in UCC and Supervisor for ESR 4 and ESR 8 in P4PLAY. (…)

Like children at a huge playground

Like children at a huge playground

Our first participation and contribution to a conference about play By Allison Mula, Silvia Veiga Seijo, Ines Wenger, Fiona Loudoun, Rianne Jansens, Sabine Vinçon, Thomas Morgenthaler and Michelle Bergin, ESRs in P4PLAY. After 6 months (…)

International researchers to study children’s play in Scotland – QMU, April 2021

International researchers to study children’s play in Scotland – QMU, April 2021

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has welcomed four fully funded international PhD students as part of a £2.2 million EU-funded programme dedicated to supporting children’s play. The trans-European programme will help address the challenges of play (…)

Let’s support the kind of play our children want and need – The Scotsman, April 2021

Let’s support the kind of play our children want and need – The Scotsman, April 2021

Supervisor in P4PLAY Dr. Sarah Kantartzis from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (QMU) discusses the aims of the research programme and its potential impact. Read the article published in The Scotsman and here.

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P4PLAY at Cork Discovers 2020

P4PLAY Coordinator Dr Helen Lynch participating in Cork Discovers – a European Researchers’ Night held online (26-28 November 2020).

Play is the only way – Cork Independent, April 2020

Play is the only way – Cork Independent, April 2020

On 1st April 2020, a news article on the launch of P4PLAY was published in the Cork Independent, Ireland. The article describes the aims of the project and includes a quote from one of the (…)

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