Month: November 2018

Song Creation Collective

Song creation collective!

Please accept this invitation to take a musical adventure exploring the different components involved in song writing and experience the transformative effect that music can have on a persons mental health, supporting participants towards working collaboratively in the development and performance of a piece of music .

On completion of this course learners will explore:

·      singing, performance and writing melodies

·      song writing structure.

·      rhythm and percussion

·      lyric writing

·      Collaboration using creative group work techniques.

Course start date: Thursday 22nd of November

Format: 10am – 12pm for 4 weeks

Venue: Interfaith Centre, DCU

Song Creation Collective Invitation Poster

To apply click here 


Public and Patients involved in research seminar series

DCU PPI Ignite PPI in Research Seminar Series
Seminar 1- Unpacking public and patient involvement in research

When: 13:00-14:00 Thursday 8th November

Where: HG07, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCUSpeakers: Veronica Lambert and Lucy Whiston (DCU PPI Ignite Award), Noel Hickey and Brona Furlong (MedEx Patient Research Advisory Group)Registration:

Seminar 2- Public and patient involvement in grant applications 

When: 13:00-14:00 Thursday 13th December

Where: Cuilin Room KA113, The U Building,

DCU Speakers: Alyson Bailey, Sara Lord and Aoife Cahill (Health Research Board)Registration:

Public and patient bursaries:A number of public and patient bursaries for travel expenses are available per seminar. Please contact for more information by Nov 1st for seminar 1 and by December 7th for seminar 2.

Further information:Lucy Whiston, Research Fellow, DCU PPI Ignite, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU  or ppi@dcu.ie01-7008718

Welcoming course for proposals

Each year the Dublin North, North East Recovery College invites recovery college community members to submit course proposals, which on submission will be considered for roll out during our Spring and Summer terms 2019.

If you have ideas for innovative recovery orientated programmes (including formats such as taster sessions to weekly sessional courses) please complete and submit the proposal template in the link below, each section of which must be filled in.

If interested in proposing a course please also refer to the attached co-production guidelines and principles document which safeguards the unique collaborative approach being taken by the Recovery College, in the development and delivery of all our courses.

All course proposals must be submitted in no later than Monday November 26th.

DNNE Recovery College Coproduction – Guidelines and Principles DNNE RECOVERY COLLEGE COURSE PROPOSAL TEMPLATE 2018