Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences

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Research and enterprise activities in the Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences focus on the applied study of human behaviour, and the Department is home to the Centre for Applied Childhood Youth and Family Research and the Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity & Diversity.  

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offense Social Sciences
child protection Social Sciences
crime prevention Social Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
environmental design Social Sciences
gender Social Sciences
masculinity Social Sciences
experience Social Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2019

Action research with young people: possibilities and ‘messy realities’

Percy-Smith, B., Cuconato, M., Reutlinger, C. & Thomas, N. P., 23 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse. Journal of Childhood and Adolescence Research. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

action research
youth research
Open Access
maltreatment of children
child protection
social problem

A decade developing the delivery of CPTED across Greater Manchester

Monchuk, L., 21 Feb 2019, Rebuilding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Strengthening the Links with Crime Science. Armitage, R. & Ekblom, P. (eds.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 199-215 17 p. (Crime Science Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

crime prevention
planning process

Projects 2010 2021

Family inclusive policy and practice after 'Think Family'

Featherstone, B., Tew, J., Morris, K. & White, S.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - ESRC

PEER: Participation, Experiences and Empowerment for Roma Youth

Percy-Smith, B.


Project: ResearchEU Government

Activities 1990 2019

Sexual, Sex, and Gender Diversities: Implications for Scholarship and Activism’

Surya Monro (Speaker)
20 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Patients’ conceptualizations of responsibility for healthcare: A typology

Emily Heavey (Speaker), Justin Waring (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Aoife De Brún (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Pamela Dawson (Contributor to Paper or Presentation), Jason Scott (Contributor to Paper or Presentation)
11 Sep 201913 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Looking for love (again): Experiences of dating after the death of a partner

Julie Ellis (Speaker)
7 Sep 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Press / Media

President Trump's state visit to the UK

Peter Woodcock


2 media contributions

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Pulse Radio

Peter Woodcock


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Can Dundee contraception scheme break the cycle of children in care?

Brigid Featherstone


2 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment