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Research Requests and Information for Students

The Lucy Faithfull Foundation is committed to undertaking and supporting research into child sexual abuse. 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 in this field is by considering requests from students and researchers for access to our client groups and staff.

Demand on our services means that our capacity to collaborate with researchers, students and other interested parties is limited. Any requests need to align with our organisation’s research priorities. These are:

We have an internal research ethics committee that meets four times a year to consider research ethics applications.

If you have such a request please email, attaching the following:

Sending us the above does not guarantee that we will be able to assist you. We are also happy to discuss proposals at an early stage of development.

If you have any questions, please email Please allow five working days for a response.

Other assistance

For those seeking other assistance with research projects or dissertations related to child sexual abuse, you can visit our research page for details of research we have conducted. You can also access our annual reports and view media articles and interviews for public comments we have made on certain issues.

For those seeking information about the services we provide, we direct you to our services pages via the links above.

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