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The Institute has an outstanding portfolio of research grants and publications, regularly organises national and international seminars and workshops and other services to research, and offers several studentship awards annually


"My research focuses on marginalised young people in youth justice systems."

Professor Hannah Smithson

Director of the MCYS

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MCYS Perspectives Blog

Our youth-related research blog explores topics such as; identity and belonging, health and wellbeing, marginalisation and exclusion, migration and diversity, youth justice and youth language.

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