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Research Requests and Information for Students

We are committed to undertaking and supporting research into child sexual abuse and how to prevent it. It is vital that we build a stronger evidence base about how children can be best protected from sexual harm in different settings – online, at home, in organisation settings and in communities.

One of the ways we contribute to professional knowledge and learning is by considering requests from students and researchers for access to our service users and staff.

Demand on our services means that we have limited capacity to collaborate with researchers, students and other interested parties. We are managing a large number of research projects and collaborations and do not expect to be able to support new research requests before Autumn 2024.

our research application review process

Requests need to align with our research priorities. These are:

Our internal research team considers requests for research collaborations and coordinates the ethics application review process.

Please email research requests including a short description of your project to Please tell us about:

Sending us this information does not guarantee that we will be able to assist you. The research team will be able to advise you on next steps and answer any questions. 

Other help

Our research page has details of our research and publications.
Our annual reports and media articles and interviews have public comments that we have made.
We also have more information about our services.

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