University of Edinburgh

Young Digital

Digital and social media offer new and creative ways to conduct, as well as share, research. Capitalising on this is a team of researchers from the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow that has developed an enterprising initiative - a website resource for anyone with an interest in using digital media for research, consultation or participation activities with children and young people.

Revealing Lives: children and young people's experiences of parental alcohol problems

Dr Louise Hill, Policy Implementation Officer, CELCIS (February 2012)

Dr Louise Hill

Dr Louise Hill speaks about a qualitative research study she was involved in with children and young people affected by parental alcohol problems.

The research was a PhD study completed at the University of Edinburgh with Barnardos. It focuses on children's views and experiences of living with parents with an alcohol problem.

Making the transition: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Research soundbite

Andy Aitchison

Andy Aitchison, lecturer in social policy at the University of Edinburgh, talks about his book, 'Making the Transition: International Intervention, State-Building and Criminal Justice Reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina', which was published in early 2011.

Diversion from prosecution to social work

Research soundbite

Sarah MacQueen

In this video clip Sarah MacQueen, from the University of Edinburgh, talks about a report she co-authored with Ben Bradford about Diversion from Prosecution.

Learning for effective and ethical practice: comprehensive knowledge review

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

Between November 2003 and July 2005, the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education commissioned The Universities of Edinburgh, Dundee and The Robert Gordon University to undertake a study of Learning for Effective and Ethical Practice (LEEP), the main purpose of which was as follows: To improve radically the quality, quantity, range, relevance, inter-professionality and management of practice learning opportunities for the new social work honours degree.

Integration of learning for practice: practice audit

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

Opportunities for interprofessional learning and agency-based practice learning opportunities. This practice audit was carried out as part of the Learning for Effective and Ethical Practice project, funded by the Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education. The audit examined three different but related areas: integration of learning for practice, opportunities for inter-professional learning and agency-based learning opportunities.

Integration of learning for practice: literature review

Learning For Effective And Ethical Practice

In November 2003, as part of the Learning for Effective and Ethical Practice (LEEP) project funded by The Scottish Institute for Excellence in Social Work Education, the University of Edinburgh was commissioned to carry out a review of literature in relation to the integration of learning for practice.