At HudCRES, our research is focused on educational and social challenges.

Our internationally renowned academics are committed to undertaking research which makes a real difference to people's lives through engagement with stakeholders at all stages - from design to dissemination.

We provide a supportive and stimulating environment for our postgraduate research community and engage with the wider international academic, policy and professional community through our innovative programme of lectures, seminars and workshops.

Upcoming Events

   We have a busy schedule of events in 2022-23, check out what's coming up next


Our People


Find out about the academic staff and research leaders at HudCRES. 


The Newsletter


Read the latest HudCRES newsletter, and access the archive of previous issues.


Our Publications


Read our most recent research publications, and view the library of books authored or edited by HudCRES staff. 


'Ed Space

The HudCRES blog


Read the latest posts and gain insights and experience connected with our educational research.


Policy Briefings


Short summaries of the focus, methods and key findings of our research in a specific area, highlighting evidence-based recommendations for policy and practice.



In this video Dr Mary Dyer and Dr Samantha McMahon talk about their recently published book, 'Professionalism and Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Care'.

Recent events - watch again



Recordings of events from previous academic years


Research Integrity and Ethics


Research quality and REF 2014