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SEED Sponsored Research: Children as Researchers

DescriptionAn SEED Sponsored Research report - The principal aim of this project is to explore the problems and possibilities of incorporating a ‘children as researchers’ perspective into the agenda of government social research in Scotland.
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 09, 2006

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Dr Julie Brownlie, University of Stirling

Simon Anderson, Rachel Ormston, Scottish Centre for Social Research


The Scottish Executive is making this research report, part of the SEED Sponsored Research programme, available on-line in order to provide access to its contents for those interested in the subject.

The views expressed in the report are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the Scottish Executive or any other organisation(s) by which the author(s) is/are employed.

The research was commissioned through Information and Analytical Services Division, which is responsible for providing analytical services within the Scottish Executive Education Department (SEED). Their work is part of a multidisciplinary unit (consisting of researchers, economists and statistics staff) and the staff undertakes and funds economic analysis and social research in the fields of: school education; children, young people and social work: architecture; and tourism, culture and sport.

If you wish to find out more about SEED's research programme, please contact the Dissemination Officer, Information and Analytical Services Division, Scottish Executive Education Department, Area 1B (S), Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ or by e-mail on or visit our website

This report was published on the Scottish Executive website in June 2006.