Category Archives: Methodology

Launch of the Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit

This week Dr Jenny Lloyd introduces a new resource available for local areas to understand and develop responses to peer-on-peer abuse.  We are pleased to announce the launch of the Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit. The toolkit will support local areas

Launch of the Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit

This week Dr Jenny Lloyd introduces a new resource available for local areas to understand and develop responses to peer-on-peer abuse.  We are pleased to announce the launch of the Contextual Safeguarding Audit Toolkit. The toolkit will support local areas

Partnering with INGOs: fieldwork and beyond

Aisha Hutchinson, a research fellow within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR) and a member of the International Centre (IC), reflects on working with an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) to better understand the cultural and religious mechanisms which affect

Partnering with INGOs: fieldwork and beyond

Aisha Hutchinson, a research fellow within the Institute of Applied Social Research (IASR) and a member of the International Centre (IC), reflects on working with an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) to better understand the cultural and religious mechanisms which affect

Where are the geographers? The need for inter-disciplinary approaches to CSE

In this post Jenny Lloyd argues that the field of CSE research could benefit from the perspective geographers bring, including how the dynamics of place create or mitigate sexual risk. When we think about where child sexual exploitation (CSE) happens

Where are the geographers? The need for inter-disciplinary approaches to CSE

In this post Jenny Lloyd argues that the field of CSE research could benefit from the perspective geographers bring, including how the dynamics of place create or mitigate sexual risk. When we think about where child sexual exploitation (CSE) happens

New to Realist Evaluation? Five key points that will help you get started

A number of researchers in the International Centre use a realist approach to evaluation. Julie Harris and Lucie Shuker outline some of the key aspects of this approach for those who are new to it. This week staff from the International Centre presented three papers

New to Realist Evaluation? Five key points that will help you get started

A number of researchers in the International Centre use a realist approach to evaluation. Julie Harris and Lucie Shuker outline some of the key aspects of this approach for those who are new to it. This week staff from the International Centre presented three papers

Sand, maps and calm boxes: tools for listening to children’s experiences after sexual abuse

Megan Walker is a therapeutic practitioner who has been seconded for a year from her post at the NSPCC Letting The Future In service to work on the project Making Noise; Children’s Voices for Positive Change after Sexual Abuse. Her

Sand, maps and calm boxes: tools for listening to children’s experiences after sexual abuse

Megan Walker is a therapeutic practitioner who has been seconded for a year from her post at the NSPCC Letting The Future In service to work on the project Making Noise; Children’s Voices for Positive Change after Sexual Abuse. Her