Researchers explore rates of friendship stability and whether maintaining a stable best friend helped children adjust to secondary school.

Academics analysed trends in mental health outcomes among children and young people over the last two decades.

An Assessment of Independent Child Trafficking Advocates

By Charlotte Goddard |

25 September 2018

How the Independent Child Trafficking Advocates (ICTAs) service was implemented in early adopter sites.

More than 10,000 young people in year 11 were interviewed for the second Longitudinal Study of Young People in England in 2015. Researchers used this data to find out whether bullying is increasing and what kind of young people are more likely to suffer bullying. They compared answers with responses from the same young people a year before and with findings from a similar survey in 2006.

Researchers from the University of Warwick and the London School of Economics set out to discover how academic and social influences contribute to the educational outcomes and choices of young people with disabilities.

The number of babies born prematurely has increased in the last two decades and more children born preterm are surviving due to improved neonatal care.

Children and Domestic Homicide

By Charlotte Goddard |

29 May 2018

Researchers at the Connect Centre at the University of Central Lancashire decided to investigate children's involvement in domestic homicides.

Researchers at the London School of Economics (LSE) wanted to explore how parents and children engage with different forms of media to learn, create, communicate and play.

Researchers from the University of Sheffield and the University of Huddersfield set out to analyse spending on children's services by 150 local authorities between 2010 and 2015, looking in particular at how spending varied between poor and affluent areas.

Cordis Bright was commissioned by the government to review local authority support to non-EEA migrant children identified as potential victims of modern slavery, including trafficking.