Ms Aileen Shaw

B.A., M.A.

 
researcher

Biography

Aileen has extensive experience in research management, fundraising and nonprofit practice.  Prior to joining the CFRC in 2007, she spent six years as Director of Operations at Galway University Foundation.  Within the philanthropic field, Aileen worked as Research and Development Director at the National Network of Grantmakers in San Diego, California.   Aileen has acted as a fundraising and communications consultant for several community-based, advocacy organisations in the US and Ireland.  In 2015 she completed a PhD study on philanthropic investment in children and youth in Ireland.   


Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Understanding Youth Civic Engagement: Debates, Discourses and Lessons from Practice’'
Shaw, A., Brady, B., McGrath, B., Brennan, M. and Dolan, P. (2014) 'Understanding Youth Civic Engagement: Debates, Discourses and Lessons from Practice’'. Community Development, 45 (4):300-316 [Details]
(2009) 'Measuring Research Impact: Developing Practical and Cost-Effective Approaches'
Canavan, J., Gillen, A. and Shaw, A. (2009) 'Measuring Research Impact: Developing Practical and Cost-Effective Approaches'. Evidence & Policy, :167-178 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2002) 'Interviewing Elites'
Odendahl, T. and Shaw, A. (2002) 'Interviewing Elites' In: Handbook of Interview Research: Context and Method. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2016) Commissioning in Ireland: Exploring the Landscape for Child and Family Services: A Literature Review.
Shaw. A. and Canavan, J. (2016) Commissioning in Ireland: Exploring the Landscape for Child and Family Services: A Literature Review. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway. [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2017) Introducing Commissioning in Ireland: Establishing a Baseline.
Shaw, A. and Canavan, J. (2017) Introducing Commissioning in Ireland: Establishing a Baseline. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway. [ARAN Link] [Details]