In Memory of Roona Simpson

RSIt is with great sadness we carry news of the death of Roona Simpson. All of us in the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships remember Roona as our ever-positive and supportive colleague. Roona Simpson arrived in CRFR in … read more

Upcoming seminars at CRFR

How does nursing students’ emotional intelligence impact on their performance and retention in undergraduate nursing programmes in Scotland and Slovenia?
Wednesday 15 February 2017   •   12.00pm to 2.00pm

The prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scottish children in the first read more

CRFR research at the Scottish Abortion Care Providers conference

On the 27th January the Scottish Abortion Care Providers conference was held in Edinburgh. Out of ten papers presented at the event, four were related to work conducted by people connected to CRFR.

CRFR Co-Director Jeni Harden presented the findings … read more

Training workshop with Gerison Lansdown

Children and young people’s participation: How do we know if it is making a difference?

21 March 2017, 9.30am to 4.30pm
Quaker Meeting House, Victoria Street, Edinburgh

This workshop will explore why it is important to measure children and young … read more

‘Let’s Talk About Abortion’ – A new animated film for young people


In September 2015, CRFR published important research on young people’s views and knowledge about abortion. The research highlighted major gaps in young people’s knowledge about where, when and how abortions are provided in Scotland, as well as the stigma that … read more

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