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Childhood Studies’ students have chance to discuss Brexit

The Centre for Research on Families and Relationships is hosting seminar ‘Brexit and Scotland in a Nutshell: Children’s Rights’ [22 Jun 2018]

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New research examines children’s rights to participate in legal disputes

CRFR Co-Director Professor Kay Tisdall is to work with Dr Fiona Morrison (former CRFR PhD student and CRFR Research Fellow) on a project led by the University of Stirling to examine the rights of children to participate in family law cases. The project, also involving Clan Childlaw, will examine law and practice in Scotland, and internationally, to establish the current position for children and identify potential solutions to the challenges and barriers in this area. The research is being funded by the Scottish Government to inform the review of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995. [15 Jun 2018]

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EU health policy and law workshop to be hosted by GHPU in November

GHPU will host the second workshop of the EU Health Law and Policy – Shaping a Future Research Agenda project, led by Dr Eleanor Brooks (Edinburgh) and Dr Mary Guy (Lancaster), in November 2018. [07 Jun 2018]

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Social Policy PhD Showcase

Students and staff gathered in the Playfair Hall at Surgeons’ Hall for the annual Social Policy PhD Showcase. [27 Apr 2018]

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