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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, the Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) and the Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG).

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

Further information

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

Name:
Dr Lindsay O’Dell, Director of Postgraduate Studies
Email:
WELS-student-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.

Publications

Research publications by Open University staff are available through Open Research Online (ORO), the university's repository of research publications and other research outputs. ORO can be searched or browsed by staff name or subject.

The following list, generated from ORO, provides a flavour of the most recently published work in Children, Young People and Families