About the Centre

FLaG is an interdisciplinary forum for researchers and research users interested in family, youth, life course trajectories and transitions, educational pathways, inequalities and social change

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FLaG: FUTURES

Our new research addresses key issues of our age: the social implications of Brexit, the Coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis. See our research pages and engage in upcoming events (TBC)

MSc Inequalities and Social Science

An interdisciplinary MSc programme hosted by SSP, with opportunities to develop applied research of value to partner organisations

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MA in Childhood Studies

A Masters programme hosted by the School of Education, with input from Sociology and Social Policy.

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About the Centre

The Centre for Research on Families, Life Course and Generations offers a hub for inter-disciplinary events and collaborations as well as running seminar series and workshops and UK wide research methods training events, particularly in the areas of qualitative longitudinal research, qualitative secondary analysis and mixed methods.

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We are delighted to host Professor Jane Gray, Maynooth University from mid-May to mid-June. Jane will be presenting a research...

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A symposium with Prof Jacqueline Stevenson (Leeds), Dr Zoe Baker (York) and Dr Katie Ellis (Sheffield) on the challenges, possibilities...

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This WiP workshop looks at research into student experience, with presentations from both Nick Emmel (SSP) and Stacey Mottershaw (LUBS)

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Join our supportive writing days on 11th Feb and 11th March, details here…

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The utilisation of evidence-based research is essential to those who both shape and fund policy, at either a local or...

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FLaG Seminar: All welcome “Generation” has enjoyed renewed interest both in sociology and in public discourse on contemporary social change. ...

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FLaG Workshop. All welcome. This workshop presents some ongoing work linking retrospective social network schedules and panel survey data to...

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This WiP workshop looks at research into student experience, with presentations from both Nick Emmel (SSP) and Stacey Mottershaw (LUBS)....

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