Author Archives: p.cattanach@ed.ac.uk

Children’s book challenging gender stereotypes launched this week

Alex&Charlie

Through the City of Edinburgh’s Council Young Edinburgh Action (YEA) group, CRFR researcher Christina McMellon works to facilitate young people’s participation in partnership working and decision-making in order to improve services for young people and make the changes they … read more

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CRFR Associate Researcher wins prestigious sociology prize

Congratulations go to CRFR Associate Researcher Amy Chandler. Her book ‘Self‐Injury, Medicine & Society’ is joint winner of the 2017 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.

Amy’s book shows that in order to understand self-injury, it is necessary to engage with … read more

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Upcoming seminar

Techno nurses and empathetic machines: Shifting relations in shaping good care

CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh
Thursday 6 April 2017   •   1pm to 3pm


This seminar is free to attend, but booking is essential – email  crfr.events@ed.ac.uk to … read more

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New one day training course: Making and measuring impact

11 May 2017   9am to 4 pm  –  The University of Edinburgh


This one day training session draws on the growing body of literature about research utilisation to explore the processes of research impact and measurement. The first part will … read more

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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

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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

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