Author Archives: Helen Walker

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

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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 https://crfr-conference2020.sps.ed.ac.uk/about/)

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

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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

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CRFR and School of Social and Political Science

Wednesday 31 October 2018, 1-3pm
David Hume Tower – Room LG11

The Centre for Research on Families and Relationships CRFR wants to maximise its role as a platform to showcases SSPS research and knowledge exchange work on families and relationships; … read more

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Learning from Family Group Conferencing: Reimagining approaches and outcomes to child care and protection

Dr Mary Mitchell has undertaken research in collaboration with Children 1st and the Centre for Research on Family and Relationships at the University of Edinburgh asking about the contribution that FGC makes to longer- term outcomes for children at risk … read more

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Congratulations to Dr Mary Mitchell

CRFR PhD graduate, Dr Mary Mitchell is returning to the University of Edinburgh, taking up a lectureship in social work.  She passed her PhD in Social Policy in January 2018, on Reimagining Family group Conferencing ‘Outcome’ and also won the … read more

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