Author Archives: Lesley Kelly

Exploring child-led research: PhD awarded to Patricio Cuevas-Parra

Congratulations to Patricio Cuevas-Parra who has successfully defended his PhD thesis ‘Exploring child-led research:Case studies from Bangladesh, Lebanon and Jordan’. His research critically explores how the process and outcomes of children and young people’s participation in their own child-led research
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Research Impact Awards – Success for CRFR PhD students

Congratulations to CRFR PhD Graduate Dr Mary Mitchell and CRFR Associate PhD student Arianne Critchley who have achieved success in the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science 2018 Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition.

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New research examines children’s rights to participate in legal disputes

CRFR Co-Director Professor Kay Tisdall is to work with Dr Fiona Morrison (former CRFR PhD student and CRFR Research Fellow) on a project led by the University of Stirling to examine the rights of children to participate in family law … read more

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CRFR are partners on a new research project ‘Language, Place and Identity’

CRFR Co-Directors Professors Lynn Jamieson and Kay Tisdall are co-investigators on a new project from ‘Bilingualism Matters’ – a research and information centre about bilingualism and language learning. The project ‘Language, Place and Identity: exploring children’s linguistic and cognitive development read more

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CRFR projects feature in new report from Children in Scotland

Projects involving two of our researchers feature as Case Studies in a new report from Children in Scotland on ‘The Impact of Children and Young People’s Participation on Policy Making’.

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Family Group Conferencing – PhD awarded to Mary Mitchell

Congratulations to CRFR PhD student Mary Mitchell who has passed her PhD in Social Policy on ‘Family Group Conferencing: Contributing to longer-term outcomes for looked after children and their families’. Mary’s research involved testing the conventional ideas of outcomes and … read more

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