The Active* Consent Programme, NUI Galway, is a multidisciplinary programme led by: Dr Pádraig MacNeela, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology; Dr Charlotte McIvor, Lecturer, Drama and Theatre Studies; Dr Siobhán O’Higgins, Research Fellow, School of Psychology; and Dr Kate Dawson, School of Psychology. It is supported by a Galway-based philanthropic organisation, Lifes2good Foundation,
for a four year programme of research and implementation on active consent, with support from NUI Galway and the Arts to Impact programme at Social Innovation Fund Ireland.
Lifes2good Foundation is a Galway-based charity with a primary focus on women and children experiencing vulnerability. It supports preventative as well as remedial strategies, including capital projects, operational programmes and initiatives that focus on attitudinal change. Rethink Ireland is a government-created charity using philanthropy to promote social innovation. Rethink Ireland provides growth capital and supports to the best social innovations in Ireland.