Improving impact through third sector and academic interactions


A new report has been launched by the Carnegie UK Trust – ‘InterAction: How can academics and the third sector work together to influence policy and practice?’. It is written by Professor Mark Shucksmith and references the work of CRFR … read more

Evelyn Gillan Research Impact Prize


CRFR are proud to be awarding a Prize for families and relationships research that has influenced the lives of children, families, or households, in memory of our late colleague Evelyn Gillan (1959-2015). The prize is supported by the Scottish Government … read more

Seminar at Dundee: Dislocation of young people in urban contexts: reflections based on the Brazilian experience

27 April 2016 • 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Baxter Suite, 1.36, 1st floor Tower building, University of Dundee

Irene Rizzini
Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and
Director of … read more

What is quality? Identifying originality, rigour and significance in published works

What do we mean by originality, rigour and significance and how would we score outputs across the range 1* to 4* (Research Excellence Framework, 2014)? Take an active role in identifying these dimensions of assessing outputs. Professor Linda McKie will … read more

Public event: New directions in mental health

Monday 6 June 13.00 – 16.00
Godfrey Thomson Hall, The University of Edinburgh

Psychiatry is hugely important to mental health research and practice, but it is not the only component. Researchers from, for example, the social sciences, humanities, and service-user … read more

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