Dr Heather Ottaway
Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76428
Address:1.03 Glamorgan Building
- Sibling relationships in non-traditional settings
- The application of sociological and anthropological theories of kinship and the family in social work with children and families
- Qualitative research methodologies
Dr Ottaway is also a core group member of the Adoption Research Group, a sub-group of the Childhood Research Group, within the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University.
In July 2012 the Department for Education published a 'call for views' on placing children in sibling groups for adoption. The two documents below are the consultation document from the Department for Education and Dr Ottaway's response, which draws on the national and international research evidence base.