Seminar: Spaces to participate: Children’s rights and the Scottish town planning system – 8 September 2015
Seminar: ‘Telling’ late modern family life: narratives from the Australian Generations project – 23 September 2015

Tribute to Evelyn Gillan

We were sad to learn last week of the passing of Evelyn Gillan. She was our colleague, friend and ex-student – someone whose smile and enthusiasm and warmth would light up the office. There is a lovely tribute to Evelyn on Lesley Riddoch’s website:

CRFR co-director wins award for excellence

Congratulations go to CRFR co-director Heather Wilkinson. Her paper “Challenging conceptions of integration: sharing the findings from a Practitioner Research Programme on Improving the care of older people in Scotland”, published in the Journal of Integrated Care, has been selected by the journal’s editorial team as …read more

Food for thought for Father’s Day

Families, Relationships and Societies are publishing a special issue on contemporary fatherhood to coincide with Father’s Day on 21 June. The issue brings together authors reflecting and discussing fathering in the UK, France, Italy, Sweden and Denmark. They have kindly provided free access to a …read more

Aftercare services for child victims of sex trafficking: a systematic review of policy and practice

Dorothy Neriah Muraya and Debi Fry have recently had their article, ‘Aftercare services for child victims of sex trafficking: a systematic review of policy and practice’, accepted by peer-reviewed journal Trauma, Violence and Abuse. The article has been developed from MSc dissertation work at University …read more

Research on young players and football registration informs Parliamentary debate

Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People commissioned research by Carole Ewart with Kay Tisdall (Social Policy/ CRFR), to inform Scottish Parliament debates. In June 2014 the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions Committee (the Committee) invited Scotland’s Commissioner for Children and Young People (the Commissioner) to …read more

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