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Adoption & names study featured in a national conference

Dr Jane Pilcher, principal investigator for the Adoption Name Stories study, spoke on behalf of the research team at the annual conference of the British Sociological Association on 12th April in Manchester, UK.

In a talk entitled ‘Complexities of names in adoption’, Jane outlined the design and methods of the study, which aims to address current limitations of knowledge and understanding about adoption, names and naming. Jane also shared some of the preliminary findings. The talk was warmly recieved and generated lots of interesting discussion.