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Youth Research Group

Exploring the everyday lives, experiences, and aspirations of children and young people.

About us

The Youth Research Group is one of our well-established research strengths. An interdisciplinary focus brings a range of different perspectives to this research. These include:

  • political science
  • social and cultural geography
  • social anthropology
  • sociology

Within this, our work contributes to and draws upon debates in:

  • childhood studies
  • children’s geographies
  • youth studies
  • sociology of education

Our Youth Research Group includes academic staff from across the three main subject areas of the School: