About Us

About Us

We are a large, interdisciplinary research centre, drawing together over 90 academic, research and support staff committed to applied social science research that seeks to improve the lives of children, families and communities.

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Our Centre

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

Find out more about our history and mission, our emphasis on early intervention and prevention, our focus on outcomes and our partnership approach to working.

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Our Focus

WHY 'SOCIAL INNOVATION' AND 'EVIDENCE'?

Find out what we mean by social innovation and why we think evidence is so important.

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Our People

WE HAVE OVER 120 ACADEMIC, RESEARCH AND SUPPORT STAFF

Our staff come from a range of disciplines, including education, social work, nursing and midwifery, public health, psychology, economics, sociology, social policy and criminology. See who is working at the Centre and find further information on their research interests and contact details.

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