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

Image of girl sitting on a pier by Tyrone Lambert from Pixabay
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

Two women sitting in a park
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.