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Dr Debbie Watson

Dr Debbie Watson

Dr Debbie Watson
B.Sc.(Ed) (Hons.) (Exon), Ph.D.(Exon.)

Reader in Childhood Studies

Social Science Complex,
8 Priory Road, Bristol BS8 1TZ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 954 6786

Research summary

Research projects

Current

  • trove
  • Life Chances: low-income families in modern urban settings
  • Poo Patrol

Debbie took up her position as Senior Lecturer in Childhood Studies at the School in August 2007. She is currently a Reader in Childhood Studies and Director of the Doctoral Programmes in the School.

Debbie is an experienced teacher in schools and in Higher Education. In particular, her interests have been in the sociology of childhood and in the health and wellbeing of children and young people. She is interested in co-productive research methods, creative and arts based research methods with children and publically engaged approaches ...

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Biography

Debbie is currently a Reader in Childhood Studies and Director of the Doctoral Programmes in the School.

Her research interests have been in the sociology of childhood and in the health and wellbeing of children and young people. She is interested in co-productive research methods, creative and arts based research methods with children and publically engaged approaches to research. Much of her research and writing has been related to childhood identities and diversity and she has expertise in areas of childhood disability, children in the MENA region and with children in care and adopted children, as well as in child ...

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