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

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

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

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

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

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