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Research in the area of children, young people and families spans three faculties and brings together academics and research students conducting social, sociological and psychological research into the lives of children and young people and 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 International Development Centre, the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) and the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG).

Key facts

  • Three faculty perspectives: health and social care, education, and social sciences.
  • Thriving interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Opportunities and support provided for research students to attend workshops, seminars and conferences at other national and international institutions.

Further information

If you have an enquiry specific to this research area please contact:

Name:
Dr Lindsay O’Dell, Director of Postgraduate Studies
Email:
HSC-Research-Enquiries@open.ac.uk
Phone:

For general enquiries please contact the Research Degrees Team via the link under ‘Your questions’ on the right of the page.