Young Researcher Blogs

  • Beyond the text
    Aissatou, Evangelia Prokopiou, Lucy Leon, Musharraf Abdullayeva, Mirfat, Osman, Pauline Iyambo, Rachel Rosen, Rebin, Veena Meetoo, Zak, and in collaboration with Louis Brown (2022) “Stories Too Big for a Case File: Unaccompanied Young People Confront the Hostile Environment in Pandemic Times”. Sociological Research Online, 27 (3): 550-558. — an article in the inaugural special issue of ‘Beyond the Text’ Please leave this field emptyEmail * Check your inbox or spam folder to confirm your subscription.
  • Podcast: Who cares for you?
    Listen to a podcast with Mika and Guili, Young Researchers on Children Caring on the Move, and project co-lead Rachel Rosen. The podcast, Who cares for you? Child migrants within the immigration and welfare nexus, was produced by IOE – UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society as part of the series Research for the Real W​orld.  
  • In Conversation: Stories too big for a case file
    This blog was originally published on the Moving Worlds website where the CCoM film, Stories too big for a case file, is being showcased  for Refugee Week. This blog is an edited conversation between Mey and Rachel Rosen, from the research team that produced Stories too big for a case file, and Nelli Stavropoulou, Producer of Moving Worlds for Refugee Week. Nelli: Thank you … Read more
  • Film: Stories too big for a case file
    >Guide for watching ‘Stories too big for a case file’ Stories too big for a case file: Unaccompanied young people confront the hostile environment (2021, updated 2023) is a short film that showcases the testimonies of young, unaccompanied refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants as they navigate ‘the system’ in the UK. This is a tangled web of … Read more
  • Film launch – Stories too big for a case file: Unaccompanied young people confront the hostile environment
    Wednesday 1st December 2021, 6.30-7.30pm (UK-time) via Zoom.  Free to attend, but pre-booking is required: You are warmly invited to attend the launch of the film Stories too big for a case file: Unaccompanied young people confront the hostile environment. The film screening will be followed by a Q&A with the makers of this co-produced film.  … Read more
  • Participatory research in the ‘new normal’
    In this blog, originally published on the Covid Realities website, Mika and Mimi (Young Researchers on CCoM) reflect with Rachel (CCoM co-lead) about our experiences doing participatory research during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Two Conversations
    In this blog, Gulli, Mika, Mirfat, Rebin and Zak* (Young Researchers) write about why they are involved in CCoM and some of the emerging themes. It is addressed to different audiences: young asylum seekers, refugees and migrants AND everyone else. It is a blog made up of two conversations.
  • Research supper
    In this blog, IM and AG, young researchers on the CCoM project, share some reflections on their involvement on the project so far, while having a light supper during our regular training day.