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Children, Young People and Families

The Children, Young People and Families research group has a focus on social research into the lives of children and young people and their families, linking to to key areas of policy and professional practice across the health and social care sector. The group brings together researchers from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • ‘Different’ childhoods
  • Young people and gender identities
  • Mental health
  • Children’s experiences of healthcare
  • Migration
  • Parenting, including fatherhood and parenting at a ‘distance’
  • Family relationships
  • Youth justice