The Centre for Research on Children and Families, founded in 1996, is in the forefront of research on vulnerable children, parenting and family change.
It is an interdisciplinary centre located in UEA’s Schools of Social Work and Psychology in the Faculty of Social Sciences and has strong collaborations the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Norwich Business School.
The Centre is co-directed by Professor Margaret O’Brien and Professor Gillian Schofield.
It is a member of global network of ChildWatch
research institutions and carries out its work by means of research, training, and publications. It collaborates with government departments, children and family charities, non-governmental organisations, intergovernmental organisations and other universities.
The Centre is housed in the award-winning Elizabeth Fry Building on the main UEA campus
on the outskirts of Norwich.
Our main research areas are:
This weekend the first findings from the ESRC funded study Fathers, work and families in twenty-first century Britain: beyond the breadwinner model? are published along with the launch of a new website: www.modernfatherhood.co.uk Read more
Sat, 15 Jun 2013