Outcomes for looked-after children in Northern Ireland
This project will investigate the relationship between childhood interactions with social services and risk of poor health and social outcomes in adulthood.
Investigating positive youth development
This study aims to examine the impact of chilhood participation in Scouts, Guides and other similar organisations upon mental health in later life in Scotland.
Selective schooling and long-term health
This study uses data from a 1950s Aberdeen birth cohort for whom test score, secondary school attended and later life health are available to test the impact of secondary schooling on health in the region.
Placement stability of children in out-of-home care
The overall aim of this study is to provide a detailed analysis of the longitudinal sequences of placements which looked after children in Scotland experience.
Meeting the health needs of looked-after children in Scotland
The overall aim of this study is to examine looked after children’s use of unscheduled healthcare in Scotland, comparing those living at home with parents to those living away from home in, for example, kinship care, foster care or residential care.