Research Centre News

The Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities undertakes research intended to enhance the lives and life chances of children and young people.

The Centre is committed to developing a wide range of partnerships and projects with a specific focus on:

  • Politics of Early Childhood
  • Discourses of Inclusion and Exclusion
  • Parents and Families

Read more about the Centre’s activities in its research fields and various communities here. If you are interested in working with us, please contact us.|

 
Centre staff contribute to high profile bid for ‘Universal Childcare’

Centre staff contribute to high profile bid for ‘Universal Childcare’|

16 July 2013

Two members of staff based in the Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities have contributed to an important publication by the Fabian Women’s Network
 
Cochrane review on street children’s lives is published

Cochrane review on street children’s lives is published|

1 June 2013

An in-depth review of interventions for improving the lives of street-connected children has been published on the Cochrane Library.
 
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Juggling work, study and childcare: preliminary findings from CCCU survey|

5 March 2013

A survey of parents working and studying here publishes initial results.
 
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Fighting against global inequalities in public health|

23 January 2013

Research initiative to support fight against global inequalities in public health.
 
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Centre speaks to the World Organisation for Early Childhood Education|

1 November 2012

Dr Sacha Powell recently presented a ground-breaking, keynote lecture to UK members of the World Organisation for Early Childhood Education (OMEP).
 
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Centre welcomes latest full-time PhD student|

22 October 2012

The Research Centre for Children, Families and Children has welcomed its latest full-time funded PhD student.
 
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First review of the effectiveness of interventions to improve the lives of street children |

30 June 2012

The Centre has secured funding to conduct a review of the interventions for improving the lives of street children and young people.
 
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Young carers: the forgotten children|

10 February 2012

Dr Lioba Howatson-Jones and Esther Coren undertook a study to discover how much was known about young carers in the South East and considered if they required further support.
 
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Working with the Mayor's Office to provide 'Near Peer Mentoring' for looked after children in London|

07 December 2011 

The Centre has been commissioned to evaluate the Near Peer Mentoring Project, as part of the 'Mayor's Scholars' Programme.
 
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Parents do not see their children as ‘gifted’ or ‘talented’|

15 November 2011

The Centre researched children registered as ‘gifted and talented’, to find out what they thought it meant and how it might affect their transfer to secondary school.
 
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Centre Professor to co-direct Welsh Government Evaluation of Early Years Curriculum|

30 October 2011

Professor Trisha Maynard has just embarked on a three-year evaluation of the Foundation Phase for Wales.
 
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Centre welcomes its first full time PhD student|

15 October 2011

The Research Centre for Children, Families and Communities is pleased to welcome its first full time funded PhD student.
 
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Christ Church Professor awarded ‘best paper’|

20 September 2011

An editorial co-authored by Trisha Maynard, won the European Early Childhood Education Research Journal (EECERJ) ‘2011 Best Published Paper Award’.

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