Congratulations to Dr Sarah Nelson

CRFR are delighted that Dr Sarah Nelson, Research Associate at CRFR, has been awarded an OBE for her longstanding work on behalf of survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Sarah has conducted research and used it to advocate for survivors over … read more

Couples’ geography and network overlap: spatial mobility skills and conjugal quality

Congratulations to Dr Gil Viry who has received funding for the research project: ‘Inequalities in geographical mobility, conjugal networks and conjugal quality’. 

This research aims to study how couple satisfaction is related to the network and geography of couples in … read more

Call for blog posts on families and relationships under lockdown and dealing with covid 19

(Information about the original conference call for papers can be found at

COVID-19 is impacting on all aspects of family life and personal relationships, as well as on our formal and informal systems of social care. How are … read more

International Conference – Intersectionality, Families and Relationships

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It is with great regret that the Centre for Research on Families and Relationships must announce that our international conference, ‘Intersectionality, Families and Relationships’ (22-24 June 2020) has been cancelled.

As colleagues will appreciate, the situation read more

Children’s book challenging gender stereotypes launched

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

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