Start date:October 2013
Research Topic:An analysis of the backgrounds of children entering public care (looked-after children) in Wales
Research pathway:Social Work and Social Care
Research Supervisor:Professor Jonathan Scourfield & Dr. Sin Yi Cheung
Supervising school:School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship
The intention of the research is to explore through the use of quantitative analysis, the variations in numbers of children ‘looked-after’, both between Welsh local authorities and between England and Wales.