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 we ‘doing’ family life and practicing intimacies during lockdown? What are the consequence on … read more

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

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

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

Congratulations to CRFR PhD Graduate Dr Mary Mitchell and CRFR Associate PhD student Arianne Critchley who have achieved success in the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science 2018 Research Impact and Knowledge Exchange Competition.

Mary was announced as the winner … read more

Projects involving two of our researchers feature as Case Studies in a new report from Children in Scotland on ‘The Impact of Children and Young People’s Participation on Policy Making’.

The report was commissioned by the Scottish Government to … read more

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

Congratulations go to CRFR Associate Researcher Amy Chandler. Her book ‘Self‐Injury, Medicine & Society’ is joint winner of the 2017 BSA Philip Abrams Memorial Prize.

Amy’s book shows that in order to understand self-injury, it is necessary to engage with … read more

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

Dr Eloi Ribe has been appointed to a Career Development Fellowship in Quantitative Methods in Social Science, based in Social Policy.  The post is funded by a combination of grants from the Leverhulme Trust and the Nuffield Foundation.  He will … read more

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