Student research

Welcome to Research Trim – a showcase and summary of the best of Undergraduate/Masters' in Social Work dissertations and PhD/early careers research. 

'Learning to hold a paradox'

An investigation into how ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief affects children in care

Research that seeks to understand the experience and needs of children in care through the lens of ambiguous loss and disenfranchised grief.

Deconstructing self-efficacy

Implications for social work practice with adults and older people

Research that presents a thematic exploration of the reciprocal roles of self-efficacy, risk and service provision, to address some of the gaps in the existing literature for relationship-based practice.