Case studies

Some examples of good practice in regards to safeguarding in Research and Innovation.


To help provide some context for how the Safeguarding Policy may apply in practice, this page provides some examples from researchers who have come across particular safeguarding challenges in their work, and the strategies they have employed to overcome them.

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Title Researcher Department
Considering local contexts in research: presence of young children Dr Sabine Little School of Education
Safeguarding considerations in the context of research with young people in care Dr Katie Ellis Health Sciences School
Qualitative fieldwork, harm mitigation & professional discretion Dr Will Mason Sheffield Methods Institute

If you have been involved with a research project that you feel is an example of good practice in regards to safeguarding, please get in touch as we are looking to add further case studies to this page.

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