Category Archives: News

School: the best place to create a healthy future?

CRFR is delighted to welcome PhD student Renate Dietvorst who visits us for a month from Maastricht University, Netherlands. Renate is currently carrying out research on healthy schools in the Netherlands within the context of Article 24 of the Convention … read more

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‘Youth marginality in Britain’

Emma Davidson, a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow based at CRFR, has contributed to a new edited collection published by Policy Press. ‘Youth marginality in Britain’ offers a new perspective by promoting young people’s voices and understanding the agency behind … read more

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Informal seminar at CRFR

Meanings of non-suicidal self-injury: Changing functions and challenging responses

Please note this seminar is now full

Tuesday 8 August 2017 • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Cate Curtis, University of Waikato, New Zealand

This seminar … read more

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Growing up on the Streets

CRFR Associate Director Lorraine van Blerk is one of the research team on ‘Growing up on the Streets’, an innovative participatory research project following the lives of young people as they live and grow up on the streets 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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Upcoming informal seminars

Emotions seminar: Relationships: Do they impact on professional
assessment, recognition and response to child need?
Wednesday 31 May 2017 • 12.00pm to 2.00pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh


Motivations and incentives for buying sex: Contextualizing the demand for read more

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