Student research projects
A showcase of completed research studies undertaken by our students.
Ageing with autism: experiences of relationships of older individuals with autism spectrum disorder – a participatory research studyThis new research study is being run by the Tavistock’s Lifespan Development Service and a doctorate student from the University of Essex. It is...
"Girls these days, they just stand up for themselves like" The conceptualisations and lived experiences of four adolescent girls who were excluded and placed in alternative provision for difficulties related to 'social, emotional and mental health'By Verity Alexis
Focusing on the present: an exploration of mindfulness based intervention in a special school for adolescents on the autistic spectrumBy Teresa Wheeler
What factors support or hinder the educational progress of looked after children at key stage 4: A grounded theory approachBy Loxley Simmonds.
Exploring the process of change: Developing the use of nurturing approaches in a secondary school for young people with social, emotional and mental health needsBy Kathryn Rees
The experiences of primary-school teaching assistants working one-to-one with looked-after and adopted children who present with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties; an exploration with the use of attachment theoryBy Jessica Knight.
What helps the siblings of young people with autism spectrum disorder: a theory built on their perspectiveBy Ann-Marie Cryan.
A showcase of current and completed research studies undertaken by our staff and their collaborators.