Throughout 2017, CRFR, Together and the CCWP held a seminar series on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC), funded by the Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII)

To ensure that children played a key role in … read more

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

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

Read the latest CRFR research briefing ‘Listening to young children: meaningful participation in early childhood settings’. This briefing reports on research that looked at how listening to children was put into practice in one early childhood setting. It provides … read more

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

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

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

Pathways to impact: The politics of knowledge
production and the limits of social scientific inquiry

9 October 2017, 16.30-19.30
Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh


The quality of social scientific research is increasingly being measured by its capacity for impact: a … read more

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

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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