Adult social care workers should have the opportunity to learn about theory and research relating to the needs of siblings and other family members

 Author: Georgia Todd I am a PhD student in the school of Sociology, Social Work and Social Policy. My research is exploring the experiences of young people who have a sibling with learning disabilities. Before starting the PhD, I worked in adult learning disability social care and health services. The focus in adult learning disability …

Postscript: Reflections on submitting a PhD

Author:  Steven Lucas   Having just submitted my PhD research, this blog has offered an opportunity to reflect on that process and share something of my research experiences. When I put down the PhD, War and Peace came to hand and placed my delusions of epic length in to perspective. I can’t resist sharing the …

The UoN Post Graduate Children and Childhood Network: A Space for Sharing.

Author:  Helen Woods I started my PhD programme in 2014 after a career in social work with young people and their families.  I’d kind of assumed my work experience would set me up for researching the experiences of children and young people. While this has been the case, I wasn’t entirely prepared for the rigor …