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UCC Team win ESWRA Outstanding Publication Award 2020

Highly prestigious award presented for a research paper of outstanding quality

Dr Kenneth Burns, Dr Siobhan O’Sullivan and Professor Alastair Christie of the School of Applied Social Studies have received the European Social Work Research Association’s ‘outstanding publication award’. The award was received for a research article published in the British Journal of Social Work. This highly prestigious award is presented once a year by ESWRA for a research paper of outstanding quality. The unanimous decision by the selection committee recognised the uniqueness of the study design, impact and the quality of the research undertaken. You can read more about the paper on the journal’s webpage: https://academic.oup.com/bjsw/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/bjsw/bcz083/5523053?redirectedFrom=fulltext

 

Full reference:

Kenneth Burns, Alastair Christie and Siobhan O'Sullivan (2019) 'Findings From a Longitudinal Qualitative Study Of Child Protection Social Workers’ Retention: Job Embeddedness, Professional Confidence and Staying Narratives'. British Journal of Social Work, advance internet edition.