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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’.

The report was commissioned by the Scottish Government to … read more

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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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New CRFR Research Briefing

Read the latest CRFR research briefing: Can we put the ‘poverty of aspiration’ myth to bed now?

This briefing paper uses responses from parents and children in the birth cohort study Growing Up in Scotland  to dispel the myth of … read more

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New CRFR Research Briefing

Read the latest CRFR research briefing ‘Spaces for sharing? Challenges of providing emotional support online’.

As the Internet becomes as ever more important part of our daily lives, organisations providing emotional support through traditional channels (such as face-to-face and … read more

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The Leverhulme Trust Lecture

Young people´s human rights and well-being: the forms of resistance and children’s participation in South America

4 October 2017, 3.00pm-4.30pm
Godfrey Thomson Hall, Patersons Land,
Moray House School of Education, The University of  Edinburgh

Irene Rizzini
Professor at the Pontifical … read more

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