Can young children be researchers?

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter


This chapter tells the story of how one enquiry addressed perceived marginalisation of young children’s research by the academy.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInvolving Children and Young People in Policy, Practice and Research
EditorsHugh McLaughlin
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherNational Children's Bureau
Number of pages79
ISBN (Print)9781909391147
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • YCAR
  • Young children as researchers
  • epistemology
  • jigsaw methodology
  • social justice

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    Young children’s research behaviours: teachers and parents as help or hindrance?

    Jane Murray (Speaker)

    13 Sep 201615 Sep 2016

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsOral presentationResearch

    Young children’s capability as researchers

    Jane Murray (Speaker)

    6 May 2015

    Activity: Academic Talks or PresentationsSeminarResearch

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    Murray, J. (2015). Can young children be researchers? In H. McLaughlin (Ed.), Involving Children and Young People in Policy, Practice and Research (pp. 48-63). National Children's Bureau.