Knowledge exchange assistant required

CRFR is looking someone with plain language editing skills and social media flare to assist with the communication and networking functions at CRFR. Responsibilities to include assisting with the editing and production of CRFR publications, sharing CRFR news and announcements across the CRFR social media …read more

CRFR Co-Director Sarah Morton discusses Contribution Analysis

CRFR Co-Director (Knowledge Exchange) Sarah Morton has been using Contribution Analysis as a tool to evaluate complex interventions, and research impact. Watch this short video where Sarah describes what she likes about the approach, and how it can help with evaluating outcomes. http://ssps-kingsbarns.ssps.ed.ac.uk/index.php/kwidget/cache_st/1420469951/wid/_110/uiconf_id/11170182/entry_id/0_ubbo52lo

Brain science and early years policy: Hopeful ethos or ‘cruel optimism’?

‘Ideas that the quality of parental nurturing and attachment in the first years of a child’s life is hard-wiring their brains for success or failure, are reflected in policy reports and in targeted services delivering early intervention. Rather than upholding the ‘hopeful ethos’ proffered by …read more

Half-day seminar – Child protection and domestic abuse: learning from international perspectives

International experts bring new perspectives to issues of child protection and domestic abuse. This is a unique opportunity to meet and network with these international colleagues. Ramona Alaggia has recently been conducting research with adult survivors to identify risk and resilience factors. She will speak …read more

Male suicides rising: exploring the role of alcohol and community support

In CRFR’s latest blog Amy Chandler, CRFR research associate, talks about some of the issues being raised in her project, Alcohol Stories, a study of middle-aged men, alcohol, mental health, self-harm and suicide. She reflects on recent statistics on suicide in the UK and how …read more

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