We are a large, interdisciplinary research centre, drawing together over 130 academic, research and support staff committed to applied social science research that seeks to improve the lives of children, families and communities.
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.
WHY 'SOCIAL INNOVATION' AND 'EVIDENCE'?
Find out what we mean by social innovation and why we think evidence is so important.
WE HAVE OVER 130 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.