Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The aim of socialCORE is to undertake applied, collaborative research to support high-quality practice in social care, youth work and early childhood education and care. These are complex and ever-evolving fields of practice, and research has a key role to play in supporting professionals and policy makers to shape and effectively respond to developments in their sectors. The socialCORE team is made of researchers and professionals with diverse skills and expertise. The professional backgrounds of our personnel include early childhood education, social care, social work, community development, youth work, psychology, health promotion, and adult education.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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