Our research is multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary and focuses on understanding and improving the lives of children, young people and families. Our work explores the disruptions, relationships, connections and disconnections in their lives. We work across various sectors including social care, health and education and we aim to influence practice, policy, and public engagement.
Our research encompasses three key domains:
Our work is regional, national and international in its context and reach. We work with colleagues in the UK, Europe, the USA, Canada, Brazil, Australia and New Zealand. Our Honorary Professors include Professor Art Frank and Professor Matthew Peak and our Honorary Senior Lecturers include Dr Annette Dickinson and Dr Karen Ford.