In September 2015, CRFR published important research on young people’s views and knowledge about abortion. The research highlighted major gaps in young people’s knowledge about where, when and how abortions are provided in Scotland, as well as the stigma that … read more

Join us for our informal seminars – all welcome!


“Maybe he’s caring”: responding to disabled women who experience domestic abuse
Wednesday 8 February 2017   •   12.30pm to 1.30pm


The prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences in Scottish children in the first

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On 22 October CRFR Associate Director Matthew Waites hosted the event Maurice Tomlinson: in conversation as part of ‘Document Human Rights Film Festival‘ at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow.

Maurice Tomlinson is a leading … read more

Registration is now open for this one day conference at The University of Edinburgh, April 21 2017

The University of Edinburgh’s Childhood and Youth Studies Network and the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships will be holding a free, … read more

Thursday 19 January 2017 • 12.30pm to 1.30pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Maja Sawicka, University of Warsaw

Workplaces, understood as ‘formal organisations’, constitute a particular setting for interpersonal relations. According to Weber in his analysis of bureaucracy, … read more

Wednesday 7 December 2016 • 12.00pm – 2.00pm
CRFR meeting room, 23 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh

Amy Chandler, The University of Edinburgh

This seminar explores the role of emotions in narratives about self-injury. Accounts of self-injury frame the practice as both … read more

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