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Children, young people and families
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Children, Young People and Families

Research in the area of children, young people and families spans across faculties, bringing together academics and research students conducting social, sociological and psychological research into the lives of children and young people, and related policy/practice applications.

Academics in this area work collaboratively with academics and students across the University who are interested in children and young people, including the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care and the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET).

Key facts

  • Thriving interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Opportunities and support provided for research students to attend workshops, seminars and conferences at other national and international institutions.



Research topics

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Child and youth studies

Sports and fitness

Wellbeing of children, young people and families


Related topics

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