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Title: Just teach us the skills please, we'll do the rest: Empowering ten-year-olds as active researchers.
Author: Kellett, M., Forrest, R., Dent, N. & Ward, S.
Date Published: 2004
Reference: Children & Society, 18(5), 329-343.
Are service users or carers authors: Yes


This paper discusses the outcomes of an initiative to empower ten-year-olds as active researchers. It discusses some of the perceived barriers to children taking ownership of research and challenges the status quo. Reports from two research projects led by children are included.

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Categories: health
public health
social care
reflecting on public involvement in research
journal article

Date Entered: 2009/01/27

Date Edited: 2015/02/19

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