CEDAR is an internationally acknowledged research centre undertaking research on a range of educational and psychological issues.
These typically focus on the interface between policy and practice, and include research into new government initiatives across the age range of pre-school to higher education and continuing professional practice.
We also specialise in researching special educational needs and inclusion, disability across the lifespan (especially intellectual disability and autism), and parenting and families research. We emphasise combined methods research undertaken in multi-disciplinary teams, secondary analysis approaches, and intervention evaluation designs including randomised controlled trials.
All enquiries should be made to Diana Smith, Centre Administrator (email Diana dot Smith at warwick dot ac dot uk) or direct to the appropriate member of staff. If you have any comments about our website, email A dot J dot Baker at warwick dot ac dot uk.
CEDAR successfully hosted a Parenting Conference on 7 November 2017, funded by the University of Warwick’s Institute for Advanced Studies Delivering Results programme. Copies of all the presentations are now available here.
The protocol for the Who’s Challenging Who? randomised controlled trial has been published, and is free to download from Trials: https://trialsjournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13063-017-2175-1
- The systematic review of measurement tools in mental health for people with severe and profound learning disabilities has been published in Clinical Psychology Review. There is free access to the paper until 18th November 2017: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1VoiZ~0r1WVru
We have a new project with Edinburgh and Durham Universities – The Genetic Intellectual Disability Syndromes family Systems Study (GenISYS) – funded by the Baily Thomas Charitable Fund. http://www.genisys.ed.ac.uk/
Warwick's education research ranked 3rd in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2014.
A Better Start
A research team from the University of Warwick are leading a large, multidisciplinary consortium to evaluate a 10-year study designed to improve the life chances of children 0-3: Fulfilling Lives: A Better Start.