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

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

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

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

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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