We engage in research about experiences of love and intimacy within diverse family and relationship forms.
Our studies on these topics range from:
- understandings and experiences of love, marriage and intimacy among Gujarati Indians
- research on how the care of children affects the parental couple's 'intimate' relationship
- exploration of the impact of stress related to discrimination on the health of same-sex couples.
We employ novel qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods designs including dyadic longitudinal surveys, ethnography and interviews.
Our funders include:
- Leverhulme Trust.
- US National Institutes for Child Health and Human Development.
- Project SHARe: Stress, Health, and Relationship
- Choice, gender, equality and love in early parenthood in the UK