Areas of interest Research Centre for Children, Schools and Families

Information about the research centre's areas of interest.

Areas of interest include:

  • Prenatal and perinatal infant risks and outcomes
  • Early education and intervention
  • Adolescent pro- and antisocial behaviour
  • Parental engagement with school
  • Family health and stress
  • Resilience and protective factors
  • Anxiety and mental health
  • Attention and impulsivity
  • Peer relationships and social support
  • Bullying and peer aggression
  • Groups, gangs, identity and stereotypes
  • Substance abuse, offending and rehabilitation
  • Refugees and vulnerable groups
  • Lifespan transitions, wellbeing and emotions
  • Environmental behaviours and sustainability