Children and Families Research Centre

The Children and Families Research Centre focuses on research and teaching in child welfare and family policy. Our members have backgrounds in social policy, social work, sociology and psychology.


See the latest news from the Centre including research findings, publications, project updates and more.

Impact and engagement

Find out about the impact and engagement of our research at the School for Policy Studies.


Centre Head

Dr Afua Twum-Danso Imoh

Administration team

Did you know?

Centre members are using innovative approaches to link administrative data from different data-sets to explore the mental health of children in care over time and their outcomes, and the circumstances and reasons why care orders end?  

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