research methods

Website of the King's Fund, a charity dedicated to improving health care in England through research and other activities.

Paper summarising the findings of an in-depth investigation into pupil characteristics and school characteristics relating to bullying of secondary school pupils aged 14 to 16 in England.

Report of a practitioner research study investigating fathers' experiences of, and attitudes to, being involved in Family Group Conferencing.

Summary of a practitioner research study investigating fathers' experiences of, and attitudes to, being involved in Family Group Conferencing.

Paper revealing the results of a survey of over 1,000 schools carried out to assess the extent and quality of the provision of personal finance education with the purpose of establishing a benchmark measure of this subject in schools throughout the UK.

Policy-makers and commentators often blame ‘bad parenting’ for children and young people’s troublesome behaviour. What can research tell us about the influence of parenting, especially the parent-child relationships in millions of ‘ordinary’ families? This report includes research based on the perspectives of mothers, fathers and children themselves. They were commissioned by the JRF to inform its own Parenting Research and Development programme.

Podcast from the Glasgow School of Social Work research seminar series, 05/03/2009. Talk by Professor Margaret Holloway, Centre for Spiritual Studies, University of Hull.

Podcast of an interview with Professor Ian Shaw, University of York, regarding his work evaluating the initiative by Children 1st and the Glasgow School of Social Work to develop a practitioner research programme.

Research briefing paper looking at the experiences of children and young people under 18 years caring for a parent or parents with mental health problems defined as 'serious' or 'severe' and 'enduring'.