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Oct 29, 2018

Iriss.fm is delighted to broadcast an episode on the work of Plumtree, an Australian not-for-profit organisation that provides support for young children from birth to 8 years old with a developmental delay or disability and their families.

Sylvana Mahmic (CEO) and Dr Melanie Heyworth (Peer Worker) tell the story of Now...


Jul 30, 2017

The Dundee Early Intervention Team (DEIT) provides early intervention support to families.

The team is a partnership of the four leading children's charities in Dundee – Aberlour, Children 1st, Action for Children and Barnardo's Scotland – the team works together with Dundee City Council, NHS Tayside and Dundee...


May 15, 2011

Duncan Helm. Focuses on how practitioners carry out analysis in child care family assessments. Theories of judgement are applied to help understand the processes through which practitioners make sense of information in assessments. In particular the presentation focuses on the nature of judgements made under pressures...


Apr 19, 2011

Key issues for longitudinal research design: lessons from Growing Up in Scotland (GUS). Paul Bradshaw, Scottish Centre for Social Research.

Longitudinal research seminar took place The Scottish Universities Insight Institute, Glasgow, on the 20th and 21st of April 2011. The intention was to identify the core...


Apr 19, 2011

Using routine healthcare data for longitudinal analyses. Ruth Gilbert, Director, Centre for Evidence-based Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics and MRC Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, University College London - Institute of Child Health.

Longitudinal research seminar took place...