Category Archives: research methods

Research Paper Now In Press

After a few months of writing after the end of the project grant, we are really pleased that the first project-related paper has now been accepted for publication in the journal  Pastoral Care in Education.  This is a methods paper, … Continue reading

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Data Analysis using SEM and APIM techniques

Simon Hunter gave a talk recently at the University of Edinburgh, UK, concerning the way that we have analysed data from the project. His (quite technical, but nonetheless accessible) talk has been uploaded as a video lecture by the Applied … Continue reading

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Researcher in Residence

During data collection at one school, Katie Wright-Bevans had the opportunity to speak to two Year 10 students about what it is like to conduct research. The students were looking to carry out their own piece of research as part of … Continue reading

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Sharing Research Results

Today we were invited back to one of our participant schools, to speak to their School Parliament. They shared with us results of their own research into bullying in their school, which we are helping them to interpret. Then we … Continue reading

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How can schools tackle bullying?

A really  important part of research is giving participants the option of whether or not to take part. Having obtained parental consent, we do this by telling children what is involved in the research, and explaining that they can choose … Continue reading

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Child Humour Styles Questionnaire

The Child Humour Styles Questionnaire, developed by Claire Fox, Sarah Dean and Kerri Lyford, which forms the basis of our research into children’s humour styles on the ESRC project,  has now been accepted for publication in the journal Humor. A … Continue reading

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