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Research in action

Research in Action (Conference) (1993 Belfast, Northern Ireland)

Research in action

18th February 1993, Belfast Castle, Antrim Road,Belfast

by Research in Action (Conference) (1993 Belfast, Northern Ireland)

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Published by EH&SSB in Belfast .
Written in English


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Title from cover.

StatementEH&SSB.
ContributionsEastern Health and Social Services Board, Northern Ireland.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v :
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Open LibraryOL19965981M


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