Last week at the Social Research Association awards, researchers from the Looked After Children in Education (LACE) Research Team, led by Dr Dawn Mannay, were awarded the Research Innovation Award. This award spoke to the innovative methods in engaging with looked after children as part of their research project. To find out more about this, please visit the LACE webpage.
In addition, Dr Sophie Hallett, of the Children’s Social Care Research and Development Centre (CASCADE) was awarded the Early Career Researcher of the Year award for her research on child exploitation in Wales. This award spoke to the impact of Dr Hallett’s research on young people, policy and practice.
For more information about the awards given, please visit the SOCSCI news page.