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Childhood Research Centre

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Aims and objectives
The Childhood Research Forum (CRF) contributes to the multi-disciplinary academic field of Childhood Studies through a research-led approach at a national and international level.
The main aim of CRF is to promote and explore aspects and issues related to babies, children and families in diverse contexts and environments. Led by academics from a wide range of research backgrounds, CRF enables space and opportunities for debates, critical analysis, examination and dialogue. CRF engages with pedagogical, psychological, philosophical and political implications influencing children and their families. It advocates for children aged from conception up to 8 years and addresses matters regarding, policy, practice and pedagogy. 
Contact us
Dr Zoi Nikiforidou, nikifoz@hope.ac.uk and Dr Harriet Pattison, pattish@hope.ac.uk