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What makes a family?

Researchers from the Centre for Family Research are currently organising a Science Week event for children and parents: "What makes a family?" There will be lots for children to do as well as talks by researchers at the centre. More information about the event can be found here.  


Carers / Caring

'Does society really care about the old and the vulnerable?'

'How to care for carers'.

Older Mothers

'Why I'm having my first baby at 51'.

Single Mothers

'Single mothers by sperm donation'.

Gay Fathers

'I've got two dads - and they adopted me'.

'Children as happy with gay parents'.

'Children in gay adoptions at no disadvantage'.


'Family bonds: How does surrogacy impact on relationships'.

'Surrogate mothers 'strengthen bonds'.

'Surrogacy law: a call for change?'