We are committed to conducting, supporting, and disseminating research. Conducting our own research, and supporting the research of others, is essential to provide us with a strong evidence–base.

This evidence underpins much of the work we do, particularly our campaigning and lobbying efforts. With rigorous research and a strong evidence-base, we can better identify the needs of adoptive families and work more effectively to support our members. 

If you would like to apply for support from Adoption UK in undertaking research then please complete Adoption UK's research request form and return it the email address on the form. We will reply to your research request as soon as possible.

Latest research Adoption UK is supporting:

Adoption UK is currently supporting the following two exciting research studies, both of which are seeking participants. Click on the links to find out more:

Separated Sisters and Brothers: a research study on adopted adults' views of birth sibling relationships and post-adoption contact.

A study looking at the experiences of those parenting children with Reactive Attachment Disorder.

Read more about Adoption UK's research:

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Research we support