In April 2015 Gaisce published the first independent doctoral research on the impact of participation in Gaisce on young people.

Coinciding with the 30th anniversary of Gaisce – The President’s Award, the research highlights the very positive impact participation in Gaisce has on young people with respect to a variety of competencies and psychological attributes.

To download a summary of the research findings, click here (PDF).

To download a full copy of the research, click here (PDF).

More widespread participation in programmes such as Gaisce would have positive implications for the psychological health of young people in Ireland

2015 Research Study on Impact of Participation in Gaisce