The Centre for Research into Practice (CRIP) is the University's main avenue through which educational research is conducted. It has been established at a time of renewed interest in educational research and a drive for evidence-informed practice. In carrying out research, the Department of Education and Childhood Studies is committed to the University's core values of professionalism, collaboration and care.

The Centre has four goals:

  1. Raise awareness of the Centre's news and activities.
  2. Develop high-quality resources to support educational research.
  3. Build educational research capacity.
  4. Strengthen partnerships for collaborative research and professional enquiry.