Childhood adoption experiences and the effect of those experiences later in adulthood | ESRC press coverage |

Adoptions have been running at record levels in the UK, with recent figures showing an annual rate of almost 4,000 – up by 15 per cent – while Government reforms have attempted to boost the process. Now a University of Huddersfield lecturer and researcher is investigating the long-term impact that adoption makes on individuals and she is co-organising a public event that will explore and discuss the issues.