Child and Family Research

Child and Family Research network is an interdisciplinary and international research concentration, which is characterized by high-quality research that meets the international criteria for excellence. 

Our goal is to advance the welfare and participation opportunities of children and families by utilizing high-quality research and multidisciplinary networking.

Our pursuits include the following activities:

  • supporting collaboration and networking within the university of Jyväskylä
  • international research collaboration
  • co-operating with national and local interest groups
  • providing multidisciplinary postgraduate seminars for doctoral students who specialize in child and family research
  • organizing various events and training for researchers, students and anyone who is interested in the topic of childhood and family